Alumni Statistics

Program Impact:

  • 77 program alumni (81 alumni including staff)
  • Over 3,360 hours of service contributed in Mastatal, Costa Rica
  • Over 58,000 people impacted online and 20,000 in-person by outreach efforts during the past 3 years (data from 2013-2015)
  • Featured student essay in the intercultural competence section of the book “Exploring Leadership: For Students Who Want to Make a Difference” by Komives, Lucas & McMahon
  • UCI Engage Poster Session: Awarded 1st place each year from 2012-2015

Alumni Action:

  • 4 Alumni selected for the Peace Corps
  • 1 Alum working with AmeriCorps building capacity for Local Governments to address climate change and sustainability issues all over the State of California
  • 2 Alumni worked on WOOFing farms in Asia and Europe
  • 2 Alumni returned to Costa Rica for sustainable agriculture internships
  • 1 Alum started a sustainable food business
  • 5 Alumni have served as the Resident Advisor for the Global Sustainability Hall


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