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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.

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  • 04.08.15

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  • 04.01.15

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Trips by*

Gregg Richard


Total cost of 13 trips: $16,255.17


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Crapo

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: America's Community Bankers
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN AMERICA'S COMMUNITY BANKERS PANEL ON REGULATORY & LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Oct 17, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,422.69
source

Destination: FLORIDA KEYS
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO TOUR THE COOPERATIVE TERRITORY ALONG THE FLORIDA KEYS TO GAIN A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES, THE TERRITORY AND CUSTOMERS THEY SERVE, AND THE FINANCIAL AND COMMODITY MARKETS THEY PARTICIPATE IN
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION'S LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE (LLAC) CONGRESSIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES/BANKING COMMITTEE STAFF PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,844.00
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,204.66
source

Destination: BOISE, IDAHO
Sponsor: Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE COMPASS BOARD MEETING ABOUT THE STATUS AND IMPACT OF THE TRANSPORTATION BILL, S. 1072
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $186.52
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Bankers' Association of Finance & Trade
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL MEETING ON "MOBILIZING FOR TRADE AND INVESTMENT"
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $801.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Pat Toomey

Destination: TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT & NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO VISIT THE NASDAQ STOCK MARKET FACILITIES
Date: Jan 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET ON SECURITIES ISSUES
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: THE BOEING CO., MICROSOFT CORP., & WASHINGTON MUTUAL
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES BRIEFINGS
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,978.83
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: America's Community Bankers
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Nov 3, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,601.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO YUCCA MTN, NEVADA, THE PROPOSED SITE FOR THE NATION'S USED NUCLEAR FUEL REPOSITORY
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,089.50
source

Destination: HARRISBURG, PA
Sponsor: PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF COMMUNITY BANKERS
Purpose: PARTICIPATING ON A LEGISLATIVE PANEL AT THEIR CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $261.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: CONFERENCE & TOUR OF CITI CARDS PROCESSING SITE.
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,399.86
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Gregg Richard.


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.