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  •  BTGAP- Bridging the Gap, Alleviating Poverty

    BTGAP is SCU's newest club that aims to educate the student body about widespread domestic and international poverty, hunger, and environmental issues. It is a club dedicated to educating undergraduate students about issues relating to poverty, specifically with relation to the environment, food, agriculture, and education. We will focus on both domestic and international issues and empower students to make any changes they can. For more information, feel free to email all your questions and concerns to

    Make sure to like the facebook page. There you will find more information about the club, as well as updates about events and meetings.

    BTGAP will be tabling outside Benson the first week of spring quarter, to keep on the look out!

  •  The Business of Gourmet Markets

    The Food and Agribusiness Institute will be hosting "The Business of Gourmet Markets" on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013; Draeger's Market will be featured. The local market has four locations in the area and is known for everything from European pastries to wine to cooking classes, all atop of being a succesful grocery store. You won't want to miss out, as a representative from Graeger's Market will be speaking about what it takes to run a business in the world of gourmet markets. We hope to see you there!

    When: Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

    Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm

    Where: Lucas Hall, Rm. 126

    There will be free appetizers for those who come!

  •  Burma Immersion Trip Application Process

    We are fast approaching the Burma Immersion Trip application deadline on February 13th. In the case that you weren't able to make the info session or wanted to watch it again, click here to view the recording. There is still time to apply for this great opportunity, so just click here to apply! For any questions and/or concerns feel free to contact FAI at 408-554-5173 or at

  •  Immersion Trip to Burma



    Join the Food & Agribusiness Institute
    Info Session about our Immersion Trip to Burma-Myanmar
     This two-week program will lead you through Burma, and provide an amazing experience you won't forget.
    Space is limited, so be sure to attend the information session for application details.
    Information Sessions: 

    Feb. 5th - 5:30pm, Lucas Hall, Forbes Rm. 126

    Feb. 6th - 5:30pm, Benson Conference Rm. 15 


    Contact for more information


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