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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*

Stacey Lowder


Total cost of 8 trips: $17,008.67


Trips traveled under the office of Don Nickles

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $2,964.26
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 10, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,480.00
source

Destination: NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE, CONCORD, WILMINGTON
Sponsor: North Carolina State University
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,140.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,442.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & INFORMATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,501.41
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,908.31
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF REGULATORY ISSUES IN THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.82
source

Destination: REDMOND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES AND THEREFORE THE NECESSARY LEGISLATION REFORMS TO ADDRESS SUCH ADVANCES
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,146.37
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Stacey Lowder.


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.