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  •  Burma Immersion Trip Application Process

    We are fast approaching the Burma Immersion Trip application deadline on February 13th. In the case that you weren't able to make the info session or wanted to watch it again, click here to view the recording. There is still time to apply for this great opportunity, so just click here to apply! For any questions and/or concerns feel free to contact FAI at 408-554-5173 or at fai@scu.edu.

  •  Sustainable Farm Field Trip

    Join the Food and Agribusiness Institute, CLASP, and the Forge Garden for a

     

    Sustainable Agriculture

    Farm Field Trip!

     

    Saturday, February 23rd

    8:45am - 4pm

    FREE

    RSVP @ www.farmfieldtrip2013.eventbrite.com

    We will visit two local farms, Veggielution Community Farm and Full Circle Farm. Both farms are non-profit organizations that focus on sustainable agricultural practices, community engagement, and local food distribution. 

    Agenda

    8:45am - Meet at Mission Church*

     9:30am - Depart SCU to Veggielution*

    10:00am - Veggielution Tour and Farm Activity

    Lunch Break - lunch will be provided! 

    1:00pm - Full Circle Farm Tour and Farm Activity

    3:30 - Depart Full Circle Farm back to SC 

    *We will take a shuttle bus from SCU to both sites. Personal transportation is not an option. 

    * Departure times are exact. Do not be late, we will not wait for you.  

    Please dress warmly, wear appropriate clothing for farm-work, and sun protection. Also, don't forget your reusable water bottle! 

     

    For more information, please e-mail Rose, at ARMadden@scu.edu

  •  The Haiti Paradox

     

     The Haiti Paradox

    Please join the Food and Agribusiness and co-sponsor Environmental Studies and Sciences, in welcoming:

     Starry Sprenkle, PhD candidate in Ecology at UC Davis

    Starry will present a virtual tour of Haiti, including a short history, and address issues including the linkages between Haiti's deforestation and reforestation, urbanization and development, and local production, consumption, and food aid.

    Thursday, January 10th

    12:00 – 1:15pm

    Lucas Hall, Rm. 106

     

    This is a FREE event &

    Lunch will be provided!

    RSVP for this event! 

     

  •  Career Talks: Steve Smith

    Please join FAI to welcome Steve Smith, Executive Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank for the first Career Talk. This series is designed to help students learn about a variety of careers from Santa Clara University alumni.

    Steve Smith will discuss the factors that influenced his decision to enter the banking field, how he has used his Santa Clara MBA and Food and Agribusiness concentration in his career and suggestions for students interested in a similar career.

    The event will be held on Monday, February 27th from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the de Saisset Museum auditorium. Appetizers will be served.

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