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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

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  • 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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Trips by*

Michael Thompson


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,277.58


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Enzi

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: America's Community Bankers
Purpose: SPEAK ON THE LEGISLATIVE PANEL FOR THE AMERICA'S COMMUNITY BANKERS ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Nov 2, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,620.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: SPEAK ON A PANEL FOR A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 18, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,206.28
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Oct 21, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,181.72
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH/PARK CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Fannie Mae
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,711.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Vito Fossella

Destination:
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,119.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE, MERRILL LYNCH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,503.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Investment Company Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 29, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $370.25
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,768.48
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Michael Thompson.


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.