EARTH University student Lucía Descarpontriez (’19, Bolivia) is in the final stretch of her four-month internship at Kalsec, a family-owned business that supplies spices, natural food colorings and hops to food and beverage manufacturers across the globe. For a quarter century, EARTH students have traveled to Kalamazoo, Michigan (USA), for this engaging internship, an unrivaled […]
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The third Ibero-American Meeting on Rural Tourism (officially Encuentro Iberoamericano de Turismo Rural) took place in both Portugal and Spain from October 28 to 31. Christopher Picado, coordinator of EARTH University’s Educational Tourism Unit, represented the University. Organized by Estrategia Iberoamericana de Turismo Rural, the annual gathering encourages the sharing of new perspectives, best practices […]
Two EARTH University students joined forces to promote improved waste management techniques in rural Guatemala. Juana Suar Domínguez and Francely Flores (’20, Guatemala) – both on scholarship to EARTH thanks to the Mastercard Foundation – aim to construct a collection center where solid waste can be managed and monetized. In their country’s rural areas, most […]
EARTH University alum Reginald Cean (’11, Haiti) harnesses his EARTH education to generate sustainable change in Haiti – including establishing an ag school with Partners in Health. It was in 2010 that representatives of Partners in Health visited EARTH. Reginald, then a third-year student, took the opportunity to present his ideas to them about bolstering […]