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Anniversary Event Planned for Washington, D.C. area

Carmen Pampa Fund invites special friends and the general public to a special 20th anniversary celebration of the Unidad Académica Campesina-Carmen Pampa (UAC-CP) on Thursday,

UAC-CP Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Unidad Académica Campesina-Carmen Pampa (UAC-CP or the College) celebrated its 20th anniversary today at a commemorative mass in the community of Carmen Pampa.  Mons.

UAC-CP Education Graduate Recognized for Work with Street Children

Lucia Cuno, a 2010 graduate of the UAC-CP’s Education Department, was recognized in the Institute for Development Studies’ “Bolivia’s Best” series. The online series of

Smeltekop Named SDSU Distinguished Alumni

Dr. Hugh Smeltekop, Director of the UAC-CP, has been named a 2013 Distinguished Alumni from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Dr. Smeltekop, a

Two Members Join CPF Board of Directors

Carmen Pampa Fund Board Chair Susan Vento announced that Pablo Eduardo of Boston and Becky Monnens of Minneapolis were named to the organization’s board of

¡La Fiesta de Ayni! Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Carmen Pampa Fund hosted its annual fund raising event on May 16, 2013 at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota. This year the event

UAC-CP Graduate Featured in Bolivia’s Best Series

UAC-CP Agronomy graduate Manuel Gonzales is featured in the Institute for Advanced Development Studies’ online series of interviews called “Bolivia’s Best.” The series features the

CPF Event to Honor College’s 20th Anniversary

Carmen Pampa Fund invites donors, volunteers, friends, and the general public to attend “La Fiesta de Ayni.”  The annual event that is a celebration of

Dr. Hugh Smeltekop to Lead UAC-CP

UAC-CP President Bishop Juan Vargas named Dr. Hugh Smeltekop Director General of the UAC-CP during the 2013 inaugural mass at the College. Dr. Smeltekop, who

College Inaugurates Biodigester Project

The UAC-CP inaugurated a Biodigester Pilot Program on both campuses that, in total, includes the installation of seven biodigesters. The goal of the project is

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