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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*

Lori Otto


Total cost of 11 trips: $16,623.72


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Craig

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Atlantic Council of the United States
Purpose: NATO, ED MEETINGS & BRIEFINGS
Date: May 27, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,394.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON U.S./ISRAEL RELATIONS
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $3,287.00
source

Destination: PA
Sponsor: AT&T, CABLE, WIRELESS, WINSTAR, PEGASUS, LEVEL3, MICROSOFT, MP3.COM, XO Comm, VERISIGN, SAIC, ALCATEL...
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $588.76
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDING VISIT TO MICROSOFT CAMPUS
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,707.82
source

Destination: SAN JOSE, CA
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Public Affairs Group
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,791.20
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: MICROSOFT WINDOWS XP HAUNCH
Date: Oct 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $947.31
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $957.00
source

Destination: FARMINGTON, CA
Sponsor: TECH POLICY 2002 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $657.46
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,139.00
source

Destination: CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,159.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: MICROSOFT AMAZON, VOTERLTERE VULCAN
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,995.17
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lori Otto.


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.