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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Lionel Collins


Total cost of 9 trips: $21,777.92


Trips traveled under the office of William Jefferson

Destination: N.O.
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: CONG. STAFF. EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $936.77
source

Destination: U.S. TO BRAZIL TO U.S.
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION (EDUCATIONAL)
Date: May 24, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $5,140.50
source

Destination: NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: TO VISIT THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES: ELI LILLY, GLAXO SMITH KLINE, AND MEREK
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,086.45
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO UNDERSTAND THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE DAYTONA MOTOR SPORT FACILITY AND PENDING TAX LEGISLATION
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $877.40
source

Destination: MALAYSIA
Sponsor: Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 22, 2003 (11 days)
Expense: $6,026.08
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $822.64
source

Destination: PHILA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS N.V.
Sponsor: Computer Associates International
Purpose: COMPUTER ASSOCIATES TRADE/COMPUTER CONVENTION
Date: May 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $988.08
source

Destination: MOSCOW, RUSSIA - ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELEGATION
Date: Jul 30, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $5,300.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lionel Collins.


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.