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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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Paul Poteet


Total cost of 13 trips: $31,503.73


Trips traveled under the office of Wally Herger

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 16, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,579.52
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA; RENO, NV; LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose: TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO GAMING AND MANUFACTURING-RELATED ISSUES
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $4,437.00
source

Destination: DUBLIN, BRUSSELS, ROME
Sponsor: Tax Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $7,260.00
source

Destination: ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.60
source

Destination: VISIT BBDO (AD AGENCY)
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $6,790.96
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH U.N. OFFICIALS
Sponsor: Better World Fund
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $142.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS ECONOMIC SEMINAR
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,617.90
source

Destination: MEETINGS WITH CHILEAN GOVERNMENT & INDUSTRY LEPS.
Sponsor: Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO CHILE
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,516.00
source

Destination: MEET WITH BEOR, STEURNS AND BANK OF AMERICAN EXECUTORS
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $705.70
source

Destination: VISITING HIGH-TECH COMPANIES
Sponsor: Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF HIGH-TECH TAX ISSUES
Date: Aug 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $915.24
source

Destination: GREENBIER, WV
Sponsor: NATIONAL CHAMBER FOUNDATION AND RE AMERICAN BENEFITS INSTITUTE
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF PENSION REFORM PROPOSALS
Date: Jan 7, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $882.00
source

Destination: DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: LEARNING ABOUT MEDICAL DEVICE ISSUES
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,549.81
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Paul Poteet.


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.