EARTH Graduate

An EARTH graduate is trained to:

  • Exercise leadership
  • Act ethically, both personally and professionally
  • Recognize and address social and economic inequities
  • Communicate effectively
  • Work in a team
  • Seek new knowledge conscientiously and independently
  • Solve problems through reasoning and analysis
  • Apply current technical and scientific knowledge
  • Utilize entrepreneurial strategies to meet local needs
  • Apply sustainability criteria to agricultural initiatives

EARTH is training a new type of professional who not only does research and provides technical assistance, but also influences agricultural policy, manages and creates his or her own business opportunities, demonstrates a commitment to ethical, environmentally and socially responsible entrepreneurship and has a vision for doing well for him or herself while also doing well for his community and country.  In summary, EARTH is preparing leaders in sustainable community development.