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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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Trips by*

Jack Silzel


Total cost of 8 trips: $7,210.58


Trips traveled under the office of Cathy Mcmorris

Destination: GEG
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR TO EXAMINE FOREST & WILDLIFE ISSUES
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,064.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO-OAKLAND, CA
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: STUDY & TOUR VARIOUS PLANTS & AREAS RELATED TO ISSUE CONCERNS OF MEMBERS OF FPA
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,628.00
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: PNGC Power
Purpose: STUDY ENERGY ISSUES IN PNW
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination:
Sponsor: American Emu Association
Purpose: ATTEND AEA ANNUAL MEETING TO GIVE PRESENTATION
Date: Jun 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: TOUR HANFORD FACILITY AT RICHLAND, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose:
Date: Aug 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $195.00
source

Destination: AGRICULTURE TOUR
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING & BRIEFING TOUR
Date: Aug 14, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $515.68
source

Destination: ATTEND BRIEFING IN NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: BRIEFING
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: WA, DC-BOSTON-VISIT WYETH, MILLENIUM, & GENZYME
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: BRIEFING & FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,507.50
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jack Silzel.


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.