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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

    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.

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Trips by*

Catherine Wojtasik


Total cost of 10 trips: $18,596.55


Trips traveled under the office of Evan Bayh

Destination: TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT AND NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $896.86
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Purpose: CONFERENCE PRESENTER
Date: Jan 26, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $850.00
source

Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Sponsor: Korea Economic Institute
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,830.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $934.00
source

Destination: GERMANY AND POLAND
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,646.38
source

Destination: CRUM LYNNE, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Consumer Data Industry Association Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $618.37
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $826.65
source

Destination: BRASILIA AND SAO PAULO, BRAZIL
Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $3,155.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,451.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of James Maloney

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW THE MORTGAGE INSURANCE INDUSTRY EXPANDS HOMEOWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,388.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Catherine Wojtasik.


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.