Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00 – 7:30pm
Gordon Dining and Event Center, Concerto Room
Come to meet and network with alumni who took their international experiences to work with them in a broad range of careers.
New Program: UW Community-Based Learning and Sustainable Food Systems in Guatemala
This program, led by Dr. Claudia Irene Calderon, is located in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala and runs for two weeks from mid to late May. Students can earn two credits of Horticulture 375 or two credits of Nutritional Science 421, and is approved as a Community-Based Learning course by the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
Students will develop cultural competency by participating in a community-based project that addresses a community-identified need and explores the culture of those in San Marcos La Laguna. Program participants will learn more about the sustainability of agriculture and food systems, along with resilience to climate change, health, culture and land ethics.
The eligibility for this program includes at sophomore standing and 2.0 GPA. No Spanish proficiency is required on this program. Application is open now through December 1st, 2017!