Arturo's Master's Degree

After five years of serving the Easton Mountain community as a resident volunteer Arturo returned to his native Colombia to care for his aging mother, to teach research in communication at his Alma Mater, (Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana) and to pursue his master’s degree in education with concentration in ICT (Information Communication Technology) in virtual learning environments.  

After successfully completing his first year of studies the scholarship funding he received thus far is no longer available. We are proud to support Arturo who gave so much while with us in the USA, where he earned US citizenship before returning to Colombia.  In addition to his EM service he also worked for years in the field of social services for the LGBT community.

Arturo is turning to his community for help in funding his second and final year. We can make this dream come true and give him the tools to advance his life and career if we all offer him some love and support at this important time.

“I am proud to support Arturo at this important time in his life, with both love and money.”   John Stasio; founder of Easton Mountain

“As a dear friend of many years. who has experienced firsthand his unwavering  love, and generosity, I am delighted to have this opportunity to support Arturo achieve his second most important life-goal after obtaining American Citizenship.”
Former EM Resident Chuck Colombo

"I have known Arturo for many years and have seen him overcome countless obstacles. I am very proud and happy to see that he continues to achieve his goals. As a close friend and member of the Easton Mountain community I am happy to help him pursue his master’s degree in education and support him in any way I can." Raul Castanon


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Organizer and beneficiary

John Stasio 
Albany, NY
Carlos Arturo Mejia Franco 
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