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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

    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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Orrin Harrison


Total cost of 10 trips: $24,704.23


Trips traveled under the office of Pete Sessions

Destination: YUCCA MOUNTAIN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $727.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Texas Forestry Association
Purpose: EDUCATION ON FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: Aug 16, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $702.62
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Institute for Science and International Security
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MALAYSIAN EFFORT TO HELP IN WAR ON TERRORISM
Date: Jan 11, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,500.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: IMPROVING RELATIONS & ECONOMIC ISSUES IN ANTIGUA & BARBADOS
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $4,006.41
source

Destination: PANEL - JANUARY 22, 2003
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: APPEAR ON PANEL TO INFORM AUDIENCE ON LEGISLATIVE/CONGRESSIONAL PROCESS
Date: Jan 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $799.49
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: LEG BRIEFING ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & OTHER ISSUES FACING THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,254.21
source

Destination:
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION ON REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING TELECOM INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,783.23
source

Destination: DEPART FROM LONGWORTH TO THE HOMESTEAD IN VA BACK TO DC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: INGAA FOUNDATION INC
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE INGAA FOUNDATION ON ENERGY LEGISLATION
Date: May 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $470.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Orrin Harrison.


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.