Inspiring stories: EARTH Alumni
Each story showcases the many ways in which our alumni bring positive impact to their communities worldwide.
EARTH’s Chancellor’s Graduate Advisory Council (CGAR) has been strategically organized to create four committees that work in different directions. Two of these include the Strengthening Relations and Communication Committee, and the University Support Committee. The first seeks to connect to the alumni network on a personal and professional basis. On the other hand, the Support […]
EARTH Futures was created in 2018 as part of the University’s new strategic plan, and seeks to increase the impact EARTH can have to build more prosperous and sustainable rural communities. The projects are focused on Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, where most of the students come from. The team includes ten graduates of […]
When Faith Mukami John (‘15, Kenya) finished high school and had to choose a career, people around her were surprised: in the context she came from, it was rare to hear a young person say enthusiastically that her passion was agriculture. Faith had witnessed the shortcomings of farmers in making their crops efficient and sustainable, […]
De la mano con el caficultor. Under this slogan – meaning “hand-in-hand with the coffee farmer” – Terence Fuschich (’98, Honduras) has worked to sustainably boost small growers’ crop yields and improve their lives. Terence is a manager at Compañía Hondureña del Café S.A. (COHONDUCAFÉ), a company founded by his family that has commercialized and […]
Within the EARTH community, there are endless warm words to describe the legacy and the indelible mark that professors Pánfilo Tabora and Leslie Villalobos left in the hearts and memories of the graduates who passed through their classrooms. Both were characterized by their eternal smile and enormous humility. We can all agree: Pánfilo and Leslie […]