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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*

Bill Womack


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,783.16


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Davis

Destination: BOAR'S HEAD INN, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $593.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND TIA SPRING POLICY SUMMIT
Date: Apr 12, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $467.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND NCTA ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,716.00
source

Destination: DC - LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 9, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,800.84
source

Destination: DC - SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers of America (PHRMA)
Purpose: TOUR BIOMEDICAL FACILITIES IN SAN DIEGO AREA
Date: Jan 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,187.27
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND CEA'S LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,161.00
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: ATTEND COMPTEL ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $647.50
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,210.55
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Bill Womack.


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.