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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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Trips by*

William Smith


Total cost of 9 trips: $29,348.73


Trips traveled under the office of Harold Rogers

Destination: ELKO, NV & SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Gold Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON MINING INDUSTRY
Date: May 30, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,676.72
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: TOUR OF GENERAL ATOMICS FACILITIES, AND BRIEFINGS ON THEIR ACTIVITIES RELATING TO U.S. ENERGY & DEFENSE POLICY
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,176.00
source

Destination: LEXINGTON, KY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: BLUEGRASS AGRICULTURAL TOUR
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $459.05
source

Destination: TOKYO, KYOTO, HIROSHIMA
Sponsor: Japan
Purpose: TO ENHANCE STAFFERS' UNDERSTANDING OF FOREIGN POLICY, TRADE & OTHER ISSUES RELATING TO U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONSHIP
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,760.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Delta Air Lines Inc
Purpose: STATE/FEDERAL DELEGATION PARTICIPATING IN MEETINGS W/ ITALIAN GOVERNMENT CIVIC LEADERS
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $7,836.68
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTENDED AAAE'S ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $187.87
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE COVERING AVIATION SECURITY AND TRANSPORTATION ISSUES
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $822.41
source

Destination: LIHUE, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND THE 2004 AVIATION ISSUES LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,554.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN AVIATION SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 30, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $1,876.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Smith.


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

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    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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