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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

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  • 04.01.15

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Trips by*

Christy Seyfert


Total cost of 6 trips: $8,684.00


Trips traveled under the office of Max Burns

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Rural Community Insurance Services
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE RCIS ANNUAL CROP INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Association of Crop Insurers
Purpose: TO SPEAK AT THEIR ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,150.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Bob Goodlatte

Destination: ALBUQUERQUE, NM-SANTA FE, NM-ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Sponsor: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL/AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN AMERICAN COTTON PRODUCERS MEETING
Date: Aug 5, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Universal Leaf Tobacco Co
Purpose: TO TOUR UNIVERSAL'S LEAF PROCESSING FACILITY AND ONE OF THE TOBACCO FARMS IN THE AREA
Date: Aug 27, 2004
Expense: $439.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: US Canola Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ASSOCIATION'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $680.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Christy Seyfert.


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.