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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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Pete Jeffries


Total cost of 11 trips: $31,269.88


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT MID EAST PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $3,130.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR NUCLEAR LABS & COMPONENTS FACTORY
Date: Mar 31, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,476.03
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Sponsor: International Republican Institute
Purpose: DEMOCRACY TRAINING FOR STAFF/MEETINGS/SPEAKING
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,860.85
source

Destination: PHILLY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAM MEMBERS PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: TOKYO
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR NUCLEAR FACILITIES FOR ON SITE FACT-FINDING OF SECURITY & PRODUCTION ISSUES
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $10,901.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, AK
Sponsor: Foundation for Rural Service
Purpose: LEARN CHALLENGES OF RURAL TELCO PROVIDERS
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,802.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Pete Jeffries.


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.