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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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Trips sponsored by

Brigham Young University


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,937.44


Traveler: Gordon Smith (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/SYMPOSIUM
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Traveler: Tom Lantos (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH - SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AT SPRING 2001 GRADUATION
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $8,609.91
source

Traveler: Gordon Smith (from the office of Gordon Smith)
Destination: SALT LAKE CITY IDAHO
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Oct 7, 2001
Expense: $632.50
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UT
Purpose: PRESENTATIONS TO FACULTY AND STUDENTS
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source

Traveler: Robert King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: SPEECH-PRESENTATION TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Purpose: SPEAKER AT A CONFERENCE ON APRIL 30
Date: Apr 28, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $312.20
source

Traveler: Kay King (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Purpose: DELIVER COMENCEMENT ADDRESS FOR MARRIOTT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AT UNIVERSITY
Date: Aug 10, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,301.77
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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.