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...
"I want to foster sustainable cities and human practices. We’ll start with micro-smart grids!"
"I want to be able to help people understand that we’ve been harming our environment for too long and that we can harness what Mother Nature has to offer as a means of powering our world."
"As a geek and an artist, I love to get folks stoked about STEAM"
"I am most passionate about access to clean water, sustainable energy storage, and sustainable agricultural practices."
"I would really like for our waters to be clean and accessible, the earth to be healthy, and for people to laugh more. Sounds like I have a lifetime of work ahead of me!"
"I believe that I am a next-generation pioneer of my industry because I am willing to take the extra time and energy to find the “greenest” way to complete the task."
"With the capability of working together on technical innovations we can arrive at feasible solutions much more quickly and with a sense of unity."
"I believe diversity and different cultures are all beautiful in their own way."
"No other study abroad program will provide this unique combination of meaningful impact, education, and fun."
"I firmly believe that the millennial generation will ultimately have the biggest impact of any generation thus far."
"It is impossible to be a civil engineer who doesn't see the need for sustainable infrastructure."
"I’m passionate about planning sustainable communities, disaster risk reduction, and clean energy."
"My biggest takeaway from my GREEN program experiences were the educational lessons and connections to real world issues where I could actually apply what I learned in class."
"There’s a new outlook and feeling you can only get from one of these incredible programs."
I want to leave the world more aware of climate change and sustainable efforts than when I entered it.
"I want to make a mark on the world by inspiring others to be their best."
“Your combination of fostering learning while balancing the focus on helping students discover who they are as individuals and as part of a group is the key. Thank you… this is the type of inspiration faculty can use to keep going as well.”
"I felt that the “GREEN Program” is amazing in not only relating what academic programs teach to real world experiences but also integrating the academic outcomes. This is an outstanding experience that every student in related disciplines should have as it provides a multidimensional, multinational, and interdisciplinary experience. This is a very well organized program."
"The most valuable part of the program for me was the opportunity to make connections and form professional relationships and friendships that I still rely on today."