SUMMARY OF THE GLOBAL CONFERENCE “TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE IN HIGHER EDUCATION TO ADDRESS THE CHALLENGES OF THE 21ST CENTURY”

Day 1 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Session 1 ROUND TABLE: RELEVANCE OF CURRENT HIGHER EDUCATION FOR THE PROFESSIONAL OF THE 21ST CENTURY Moderator: José Zaglul Panelists Ms. La June Montgomery Tabron W.K. Kellogg Foundation Dr. Florence Nakayiwa Deputy Executive Secretary, RUFORUM Dr. Salvador Mena Munguía AMEAS – Director of the Faculty of Agronomy at the University […]

IFAMA 2022 World Conference

Last June 18 to 23, the 32nd edition of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) World Conference was held in Costa Rica. Hosted by EARTH University and INCAE Business School, the activity had three stages: the academic symposium, the student case competition, and the business forum. Dr. French during his keynote presentation June […]

GCHERA, Transforming Higher Education, AMEAS and the University of Guadalajara present the event “Transformational change in higher education to address the challenges of the 21st century”

On September 21-23, the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA), the Transforming Higher Education project, the Mexican Association of Higher Agricultural Education (AMEAS) and the University of Guadalajara, will hold the event “Transformational change in higher education to address the challenges of the 21st century”. The objective of this […]

Meet Víctor, Freddy y Aarón

On Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day, which was celebrated on June 27, we want to share the story of Víctor, Freddy and Aarón, three students from gen 2019 of the Technological Institute of Conkal. As part of the five elements of success stated by the Transforming Higher Education project, all three of them, through […]

Summary of the 2022 Entrepreneurship Conference of the Technological Institute of Higher Education of Calkiní

In June, the Technological Institute of Higher Education of Calkiní held the 2022 entrepreneurship fair, where 19 entrepreneurial projects from the Sustainable Agricultural Innovation Engineering educational program presented their innovative enterprises. According to Mario Ben-Hur Chuc Armendariz, coordinator of the Sustainable Agricultural Innovation Engineering Program and facilitator of the Transforming Higher Education project at ITS […]

LET’S CELEBRATE SUSTAINABLE GASTRONOMY TOGETHER!

Sustainable gastronomy is that cuisine that considers the origin of the ingredients, how they’re grown, how they reach the markets and, finally, the dish itself. In other words, it supports the protection of biodiversity and the preservation of culture and customs. So, to celebrate Sustainable Gastronomy Day (June 18), we wanted to use this opportunity […]

ELIMINATION OF SINGLE USE PLASTIC IN OUR PILOT UNIVERSITIES IN MEXICO

What actions do our universities take to bolster recycling? In 2019, the Tecnológico Nacional in México decreed the 100% plastic-free initiative, in which each of the affiliated institutions would formalize a Declaration of Commitment, which would include the following: Outreach activities. Elimination of the purchase of products with single-use plastic content. Commitment to evidence the […]

PLANT LIFE THROUGH A FOREST OF HOPE

Healing Trees is a global collaborative movement, whose goal is to plant trees around the world in memory of people who have died from COVID-19. In this newsletter, we want to invite our entire network to unite and plant trees in commemoration of the victims of the virus, but also urge you to promote reforestation […]

WORKSHOP SUMMARY: EXCHANGE OF EXPERIENCES BETWEEN THE PILOT UNIVERSITIES OF THE TRANSFORMING HIGHER EDUCATION PROJECT

In November 2021, the members of the pilot universities of the Transforming Higher Education Project (Quisqueya University, ITESCAM, IT-Conkal, and ITS-Hopelchén) participated in a four-day workshop, with the purpose of sharing their experiences, including successes, challenges, and problems and how they overcame them, promoting cross learning between all institutions. The session was incredibly enriching, where […]