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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.

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.

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Trips by*

Brandon Heiner


Total cost of 8 trips: $11,837.68


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: OMAHA NE
Sponsor: Mutual of Omaha Companies
Purpose: MUTUAL OF OMAHA SEMINARS OF HEALTH INSURANCE & PRESCRIPTION DRUG
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $845.06
source


Trips traveled under the office of C.L. Otter

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.91
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING/TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,317.28
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,175.20
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ABOUT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Date: Jun 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - MINNEAPOLIS, MN - BOISE, ID
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,885.95
source

Destination: SARASOTA, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATION PROGRAM
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,609.70
source

Destination: BOISE, ID - SAN DIEGO, CA - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATION FORUM ON POLICY AND REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,858.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brandon Heiner.


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.