ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows. 

During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT OHANY ROMÁN BLANDÓN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

University of the Ozarks | Arkansas, United States | Advancing SDG 2 & UNAI 1

" I am excited to be a Millenium Fellow because as a young student leader, I want to take my social impact and ideas to a greater level and learn from the work of other bold student leaders from around the globe as we tirelessly strive to make the world a better place for all living beings. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Student Initiative on Food Security (SIFS)

It is a campus-wide initiative by the name of Student Initiative on Food Security (SIFS) that seeks to address food insecurity of vulnerable students at the University of the Ozarks. Student Initiative on Food Security (SIFS) seeks to:
*Educate the campus community on topics related to food insecurity to eliminate the taboos that come along with being hungry.

*Contribute to the improvement of the university’s Food for Thought garden, the main producer and supplier of fresh foods to the community.

*Create the first campus food pantry to provide food supplies to students at risk of malnourishment.

*Propose plans of action throughout the academic year that seek to further improve food security on campus. These can rank from cultural activities to policy change.

The Student Initiative on Food Security (SIFS) looks to build a resilient community where students, faculty, and staff can cooperate together to make sure Ozarks becomes an even more food-secure campus for both local and international students.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ohany Román Blandón is a rising Senior studying Management at University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, in the United States. After graduating college, Ohany plans to return back to his home country Nicaragua to work in the field of International Programs in Higher Education and pursue a Masters in International Relations. Ohany is deeply passionate about social and animal welfare and global citizenship and is a strong believer in ambidexterity and equal opportunity. He aspires to one day work with communities from around the globe to reduce inequalities, promote cultural interdependence, and contribute to a global quality education.

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