News Releases

Honor Volunteers

We have been doing some math at the Carmen Pampa Fund office this week. With more than 100 volunteers living and working at the College

Annual Fundraiser a Success

Carmen Pampa Fund’s annual La Fiesta de Ayni was a success on many levels, according to CPF Executive Director Hugh Smeltekop. “La Fiesta is always

Minneapolis StarTribune Features CPF & College

The Minneapolis StarTribune features the article “A Minnesota-funded college has taken root in rural Bolivia” in today’s print and online editions. The article focuses on the

INIAF Accredits UAC-CP & Funds Coffee Project

The National Institute of Farming and Forestry Innovation (INIAF) in Bolivia accredited the UAC-Carmen Pampa as a technology center of reference. The College is one of 26 institutions that has

Agronomy Students Win Prize

Two teams of UAC-CP Agronomy students participated in the nationwide “Planting Green Ideas” competition sponsored by the U.S. Embassy and Fundación Nuevo Norte during the

In Memory of Sr. Theresa Merwin

Carmen Pampa Fund was saddened to learn of the passing of Sr. Theresa Merwin, mfic, on January 17, 2015.  Sr. Theresa, a member of the

CPF to Host Silent Auction in October

Carmen Pampa Fund’s Board of Directors invites friends of CPF and members of the Twin Cities community to join us on Tuesday, October 7, from

Smeltekop Named CPF Executive Director

The Board of Directors of Carmen Pampa Fund is delighted to announce that Dr. Hugh Smeltekop has accepted the position of Executive Director for Carmen

Spirit of Ayni Award Winners Announced

Carmen Pampa Fund’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that South Dakota State University (SDSU) and Dale and Pat Larson have been named recipients

Fr. Emilio Medrano Named UAC-CP Director

The Board of Directors of the UAC-CP appointed Fr. Emilio Medrano Toro as Director General of the College. Fr. Emilio, who served as Vice Director

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