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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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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

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  • 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

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Trips by*

Kelly Cole


Total cost of 7 trips: $15,279.23


Trips traveled under the office of Joe Barton

Destination: ATTEND NATIONAL CABLE CONVENTION/SPEAK ON PANEL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT CHANGES IN CABLE INDUSTRY, SPEAK ON PANEL ABOUT BROADCAST ISSUES.
Date: May 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,359.99
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT BROADCAST INDECENCY ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,362.86
source

Destination: HIGH SIERRAS HYAN FACILITY
Sponsor: Southern California Edison
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HYAN-ELECTRIC FACILITIES AND ENERGY GENERATION
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,409.60
source

Destination: ISTAMBUL, IZMIR, ANKERA TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TRADE W/ TURKEY, NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES, TELECOM POLICY
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,221.00
source

Destination: GREENVILLE, SC
Sponsor: Michelin North America Inc
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TIRE SAFETY AND R & D ACTIVITIES
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $383.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT VOIP, CABLE ISSUES, DECENCY ISSUES
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,478.29
source

Destination: ATTEND SATELLITE LAUNCH
Sponsor: SES Americom
Purpose: ATTEND SATELLITE LAUNCH TO LEARN ABOUT SATELLITE SERVICES
Date: Dec 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,063.89
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kelly Cole.


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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.