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Sister Damon Nolan

Sr. Damon Nolan Memorial Fund Established to Honor UAC-CP Founder

By admin | Jun 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Sr. Damon Nolan Memorial Fund Established to Honor UAC-CP Founder

Sister Damon Nolan, founder and first director of the College in Carmen Pampa, Bolivia, passed away on Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Boston, Massachusetts.  A true visionary, Sister Damon not only dared to dream of building a college in the rugged and underdeveloped Cordillera Mountain range of Bolivia, she made it happen. To recognize her…

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St. Francis Photo from Campus Leahy Carmen Pampa Bolivia

Virtual Apthapi Fundraiser

By admin | May 12, 2021 | Comments Off on Virtual Apthapi Fundraiser

Carmen Pampa Fund invites you to watch our Virtual Apthapi fundraiser next week, Thursday, May 20th, at 7:45 p.m. Eastern / 6:45 p.m. Central. The official program, which will begin promptly at the top of the hour,  will feature special messages from students and staff at the College in Bolivia, as well as the presentation of the Spirit of Ayni…

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Education student makes UAC-CP history

By admin | Dec 9, 2020 |

Carmen Pampa Fund extends our congratulations to Yerson Martin Fernández for defending his thesis and receiving his degree in Education from the UAC-CP. In addition to his accolades, Yerson has also made history in Carmen Pampa as the first person with visual impairments to receive his degree from the College. Yerson’s thesis is titled, “Implementation…

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Working for the Greater Good: UAC-CP Graduate Responds to COVID-19

By admin | Nov 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Working for the Greater Good: UAC-CP Graduate Responds to COVID-19

Ernesto Arinez has overcome a lot of obstacles in life, but he says his current fight for quality health care is one of the most challenging — both personally and professionally. The 2007 UAC-CP Nursing graduate recently left his beloved position as chief nurse of the ICU unit at German Busch Hospital in Trinidad, Bolivia,…

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UAC Student Studying from Home

Students & Faculty Adjust to Online Curriculum

By admin | Jun 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Students & Faculty Adjust to Online Curriculum

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced schools and universities all over the world to use virtual platforms to accommodate online learning. The College in Carmen Pampa is no different. On March 13, three days after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Bolivia, the government implemented a swift suspension of all in-person classes nationwide. Since…

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