Not only do our students get to experience a life-changing trip, we also place them on a path to career fulfillment in sustainability & give them a group to call family. These are their stories...
"My big dream is to somehow be able to make a global impact that promotes sustainability, clean energy, and the pursuit of STEM education."
"I'd like to work towards conserving the natural wonders that have inspired me so that my children's generation has the opportunity to appreciate the environment as more than an afterthought of past generations."
"As a child I always understood the importance of being a globally minded citizen, which is why I think I grew up with the desire to be apart of something bigger than myself and help others become better versions of themselves."
When I took the Ethics of Sustainable Development program, I found out that it opened a new perspective of mine, and I was amazed by how much I learned in just two weeks.
"TGP has been instrumental in solidifying my desire to work within sustainability and focused my interests on human-centric sustainable development."
"TGP helped me realize how much potential we have in this world to develop our sources of green energy."
"Living in a city that backs right up to wetlands and beaches, I always had love for the natural environment."
"The GREEN Program had a large focus on a topic I was interested in and wanted to learn more about, and I had the opportunity to learn about sustainability in an immersive environment."
"Seeing Machu Picchu will be forever in my memory and it was one of the best moments of my life."
"I will always hold my Iceland trip close to my heart, it was a once in a lifetime opportunity."
"I have learned that many other components are involved in sustainable practices such as policies, economics, and education."
"Learning about renewable energy resources in an immersive environment was very engaging and I realized that I wanted to continue studying sustainability related topics at university!"
"TGP opened my eyes to what direction I would like to take my Civil Engineering major once I graduate."
"I want to travel to the developing world to help establish clean water access and management."
"I am dedicated to my art (structures and architecture) and wish to see the development of sustainable design incorporated throughout my lifetime."
"This trip opened my eyes to how understanding a culture enables sustainable infrastructure and practices to take place and make meaningful change."
"Thanks to TGP I have gained a new passion for sustainability and cannot wait to incorporate it into my future career!"
"Going on The GREEN Program made me realize I wanted to implement sustainability into Construction."
"Going to Iceland with TGP was life changing, it inspired me to dedicate my engineering career to sustainability."
"My experience in Peru solidified my graduate work to focus on water."