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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Vergil Cabasco


Total cost of 12 trips: $23,955.21


Trips traveled under the office of Jennifer Dunn

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: ENERGY AND TELECOM ISSUES IN THE NW
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $1,405.95
source

Destination: MONTANA
Sponsor: PPL Corporation
Purpose: GENERATING AND DELIVERING ELECTRICITY IN A RESTRUCTURED MARKET.
Date: Jul 5, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,660.61
source

Destination: HANOI, HO CHI MINH CITY
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: BANKGOG, THAILAND
Sponsor: Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Purpose: TRADE ISSUES, EDUCATION
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Liberty Medical Supply
Purpose: HEALTH CARE EDUCATION
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,435.62
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: IMMUNEX, DENDREON, TARGETED GENETICS
Purpose: HEALTH EDUCATION
Date: Aug 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,779.87
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT, FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: IRELAND
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 14, 2002 (11 days)
Expense: $2,851.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $1,318.60
source

Destination: HONDURAS/COSTA RICA
Sponsor: Business Coalition for Us-Central America Trade
Purpose: FACT FINDING/TRADE ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,313.80
source

Destination: MOSCOW AND ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Sponsor: US-Russia Business Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $4,449.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,471.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Vergil Cabasco.


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.