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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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  • 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.

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*

Mike Mckay


Total cost of 31 trips: $50,706.64


Trips traveled under the office of Gregory Meeks

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: American Airlines
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 5, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $648.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AVIATION SAFETY ALLIANCE LEGIS. & EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 14, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,386.23
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: 2000 AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $1,770.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: ADVANCE WALK THROUGH/PREPARATION FOR CBC VISIT ON 6/15-16
Date: Jun 9, 2000
Expense: $355.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, BELL ATLANTIC, HUMPTY DUMPTY INSTITUTE
Purpose: CONG. BLACK CAUCUS VISIT TO NY STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Jun 14, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $891.43
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: DIALOGUE ON AVIATION INDUSTRY, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL & SAFETY
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS TOUR OF FOUR EXCHANGES
Date: Jul 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,437.84
source

Destination: MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: AT&T, MICROSOFT AND AMERICAN AIRLINES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TO VISIT AT&T AND MICROSOFT FACILITIES.
Date: Mar 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $4,867.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Mar 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $611.13
source

Destination: (WALL STREET) NEW YORK CITY & TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT NASDAQ STOCK MARKET FACILITIES
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,041.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK -PHOENIX, AZ-SAN FRANCISCO-ST. LOUIS-NYC/KENNEDY
Sponsor: Providian Financial Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING - EDUCATIONAL ISSUES.
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,140.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: INTN. AVIATION (HIGH SPEED RAIL ON TRANSPORTATION)
Date: May 27, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $7,447.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: American Petroleum Institute
Purpose: CBC ENERGY INDUSTRY DIALOGUE
Date: Jun 29, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $3,263.25
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: GENERAL CONTRACTORS ASSOCIATION OF NY BUILDING TRADES EMPLOYERS ASSOCIATION OF NY
Purpose: BRIEFING CONCERNING LIABILITY EXPOSURE OF CONTRACTORS CONDUCTING RECOVERY EFFORTS AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER SITE & SITE VISIT
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $209.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,129.00
source

Destination: FT. WORTH, TULSA OKLAHOMA-DALLAS
Sponsor: American Airlines
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $371.50
source

Destination: DULLES AIRPORT - NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: 2002 DLC SPRING RETREAT
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,085.51
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 28, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,217.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - NEWARK, NJ
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $817.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,226.00
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,363.42
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,180.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $612.44
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,336.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: National Association of Realtors
Purpose: CHICAGO ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,182.43
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: CEA LEADER'S TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,157.45
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Pfizer Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 8, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,667.68
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIF.
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,402.50
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: TASER INTERNATIONAL
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,429.27
source

Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FLORIDA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING TO BETTER UNDERSTAND POLICY & REGULATORY ISSUES CONFRONTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,691.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Community Financial Services Association of America
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,774.36
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Mike Mckay.


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.