There are many ways UVG Alumni can support UVG such as: making a donation to the Alumni Scholarship Fund or joining the mentorship program through SOY UVG
Considera hacer una donación en honor a un profesor o un graduado de UVG. Toda donación tiene impacto!
También puedes contribuir siendo mentor para un estudiante de UVG, inscribiendote en Soy UVG.
About Marcos Joaquín de la Cruz Hernández
Thanks to the Calvin Hughes scholarship, I completed a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems Technology. I applied for the scholarship at the same time as taking my UVG admission exam. While completing my degree, I faced various challenges. I saw them as steps or levels to overcome, because each semester of study brought its own challenges. I had the opportunity to participate in different events hosted by the Guatemalan Chamber of Industry, and together with my colleagues managed to win the competitions. I was also part of various symposiums in favor of saving Lake Atitlán. Studying at the Universidad [...]
About Andrea Yolanda Archila Vega
I am the Local Economic Development Component Coordinator at Tzolojya Commonwealth, a non-governmental organization located in Sololá. Thanks to the Paiz Riera and UVG scholarships, I studied and graduated with a Bachelor 's Degree in Tourism Administration from the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala on the Altiplano campus. Despite the fact that the scholarship fully covered the cost of my studies, my main challenge as a student was covering my travel expenses, as well as balancing time for study and work, since the classes were all in-person, on campus. The effort was worth it: the degree and the academic [...]
About Celso Saloj Pos
I began the Specialized Teachers in Intercultural Bilingual Elementary Education program in 2004 and completed the Bachelor of Education in 2011 thanks to the El Poder de Uno scholarship.I graduated Summa Cum Laude and am currently the Director of the Faculty of Education in the UVG - Altiplano campus. In 2000, I was selected to study at the Regional Normal Schools, who lead the training of teachers at bilingual schools in Guatemala, thanks to the German PEMBI GTZ Project. I observed how the headquarters of a former military zone was changed to a higher education center. As a teacher, [...]
About Luisa Fernanda Azañón Caniz
I completed my degree in Information Systems Technology thanks to the scholarship provided by the Fundación Universidad del Valle de Guatemala. Currently, I work as a typist at the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance. The main challenge I faced during my studies was to manage the different technologies that I was learning to structure strategic projects. Additionally, I had to select and optimally use the techniques and tools learned in my different courses to obtain better job opportunities, improve my network of contacts, and receive a better salary. I have fulfilled my goal and an important dream [...]