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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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  • 04.15.15

    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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Dwayne Bolton


Total cost of 9 trips: $12,887.91


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Rogers

Destination: DAYTONA/ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN THE IMPACT OF MOTOR SPORTS ON THE ECONOMY AND TAX AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS TO THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $877.40
source

Destination: WINNIPEG TO COLGORY
Sponsor: Government of Canada
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL & TRADE TOUR
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $1,912.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $3,885.00
source

Destination: HUNTSVILLE, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR OF NORTH ALABAMA
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $859.32
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: TO VIEW HOUSING & COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK CITY IN CHINATOWN, BRONX & HARLEM
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $582.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY, AL TO WETUMPHA, AL TO ALEXANDER CITY, AL - SAN PEDRO HONDURAS - BIRMINGHAM, AL
Sponsor: Russell Corporation
Purpose: TO VISIT RUSSELL CORPORATION'S TEXTILE OPERATIONS
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,452.88
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY (AL), DOTHAN, COVINGTON CO., ANDALUSIA BALDWIN, ROBERTSDALE, GULF SHORES, MOBILE
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL FACT-FINDING TOUR IN ALABAMA
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,042.80
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: TO VISIT AND LEARN ABOUT THE CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE & THE CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Date: Apr 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $783.33
source

Destination: BIRMINGHAM
Sponsor: Healthsouth Corporation
Purpose: TO HELP STAFF TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPLICATIONS OF MEDICARE
Date: Aug 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $493.18
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dwayne Bolton.


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.