WESTMINSTER COLLEGE WORKS TO REPAIR SCHOOL IN GUATEMALA

On May 26th, MSPP President Terri Cranmer, MSPP engineers and Spanish Language students from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri set out on a trip that would change their lives and the lives of the 122 students that attend the primary school in the community of Virginia in Guatemala. The students and two faculty members from … Continue reading WESTMINSTER COLLEGE WORKS TO REPAIR SCHOOL IN GUATEMALA

New Partners, New Friends

MSPP is very excited to announce that we are actively exploring possible collaborations in a variety of areas with Saint Louis University (SLU). On March 4, 2015, our President Terri met with Dr David Borgmeyer, Director of International Studies and Aaron Lockee a Project Manager in Administrative Public Health. As a result of this meeting … Continue reading New Partners, New Friends

Another EWB Chapter Collaborates with MSPP

While the student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE) and their structural engineer mentor Roy Wall work diligently on the design of the holding tank for the water distribution system in Virginia, Guatemala another student chapter has joined the MSPP team in Guatemala. In January 2015, a small … Continue reading Another EWB Chapter Collaborates with MSPP

MSPP Partner with Lindenwood University

In 2014, in a response to the demand for leaders in the nonprofit field, Lindenwood University, in St. Charles Mo. started a combined B.A. /M.A, program in nonprofit administration. Part of this program requires the students to intern with a nonprofit org. In December MSPP was contacted by Lindenwood University and has been invited to … Continue reading MSPP Partner with Lindenwood University

Engineers Without Border Design Students, Water Pump Project

MSPP would like to congratulate Rebecca Standefer and Zack Dahmm on their recent graduation from the School of Engineering at SIUE. Becky and Zack chose our water pump project in Guatemala as their senior design project. Working with their professional mentor, Christopher Parrish, an engineer at American Water, MO. they have designed the pump system … Continue reading Engineers Without Border Design Students, Water Pump Project

New Partners in Guatemala

In March, MSPP president Terri Cranmer met with Miguel Ugalde, Coordinator of International Academic Relations at the Universidad Raphael Landivar (URL) in Guatemala City. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of a partnership between MSPP and URL. During the meeting several areas of possible collaboration were identified and discussed. The university … Continue reading New Partners in Guatemala

Spring Break Trip with Lewis and Clark Community College

In March of 2014 MSPP teamed up with Lewis and Clark Community college nursing program for a medical trip over  spring break.  The team consisted of seven students, two registered nurses, and two administrators and MSPP President Terri Cranmer. In three days they saw approximately 210 children, 76 women and 52 men. Everyone said it … Continue reading Spring Break Trip with Lewis and Clark Community College

Partnering with Engineers Without Borders: SIUE Partnership

MSPP is excited to announce a partnership with Engineers Without Borders (EWB) and the student chapter of EWB at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE). EWB will help MSPP with Phase II of our water program. The community has asked for help with a water pump project. During the dry season all but one of … Continue reading Partnering with Engineers Without Borders: SIUE Partnership

Guatemala Trip: SIUE Student Perspective by Alissa Crandall

I began writing my first draft of this article, and soon it became nearly a page long, without even having gotten to day three of eight. My experience in Guatemala is difficult for me to share in a couple of paragraphs; so many moments along the trip are worth discussing. This was my first trip … Continue reading Guatemala Trip: SIUE Student Perspective by Alissa Crandall