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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.

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

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Fraser Verrusio


Total cost of 11 trips: $20,871.60


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Baker

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: EDUCATION AND LEGISLATIVE EXECUTIVE SEMINAR
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,386.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination:
Sponsor: CSX Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,333.62
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Entergy Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING-CONGRESSIONAL INFORMATION PROGRAM
Date: May 4, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,022.11
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONG. BRIEFING/FACT FINDING (FOCUS: YUCCA MOUNTAIN TOURISM)
Date: Nov 30, 2001
Expense: $1,449.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: CONF. ON AVIATION SAFETY, SECURITY, FUNDING PANEL DIPCUSSION.
Date: Jan 4, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,195.04
source

Destination: CITY OF NORTH AUGUSTA, SC
Sponsor: City of North Augusta SC
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION/INFRASTRUCTURE ASSESSMENT
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF/SENIOR STAFF MEETING WITH LEADERSHIP TO DISCUSS GRASSROOTS, BUILDING CONDITIONS, WORKING WITH COMMITTEES ETC.
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/INDUSTRY AND GOVT WORKING GROUP MTGS.
Date: Nov 30, 2003
Expense: $1,997.20
source

Destination: AMSTERDAM
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION HOMELAND SECURITY ISSUES, US-EU TRANSPORTATION RELATIONS
Date: Oct 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,645.00
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/PANEL DISCUSSION, MEETINGS RE: AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,585.63
source

Destination: WASH, DC-WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Fraser Verrusio.


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.