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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.
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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Pete Leon


Total cost of 9 trips: $11,293.23


Trips traveled under the office of Eliot Engel

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: TOUR BROADBAND & CLE CORDER PROCESSING CTRS
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SOBPRIME LENDING/TOUR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $499.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: General Building Contractors of New York
Purpose: GROUND ZERO TOUR
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND NCTA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,505.98
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jun 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,142.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,601.34
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,624.47
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE/TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $2,161.44
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Forbes

Destination: ROUNDTRIP TO NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING & SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY EXECUTIVES
Purpose:
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $534.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Pete Leon.


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.