Feature Archive

Global Features
Endangered Ohia Tree forest type on the flanks of Mauna Kea Volcanon on the Big Island

Environmental Studies in Hawai'i

A new environmental studies course at Penn State Altoona includes a two-week, on-site study in Hawaii.
The outside of Andrea's Café on its way to completion.

Spreading Hope and Joy through Love and Action

A business project in Bolivia opens more doors for Penn State Altoona students.
Matt Adams in Austria

Learning the Language

Through the study of a second language, Matt Adams discovered a new passion and took a life-changing trip to Austria.
Latsko-Lockhart pictured with the first 10 girls to participate in the Global Give Back Circle.

Giving Back Globally

Alumni spotlight on Linda Latsko-Lockhart, founder and CEO of the Global Give Back Circle, a non-profit designed to help at-risk girls realize their leadership potential.
Kelsey Brumbaugh poses with two girls at Andrea’s Home of Hope and Joy in the cafeteria

Enacting Change

Enactus students use business skills to leave sustainable impact on Bolivian orphanage.
One week's worth of collected coffee grounds

Taking Out the Trash

Penn State Altoona’s Enactus team takes on three sustainability projects.
Victoria Huscilowitc

A Beautiful Partnership

On an Enactus trip to Africa over the summer, one student was able to change the lives of four children. In turn, that impacted her own life beyond measure.
Annette Nagle-Nelson, Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, Debi Hirschbeil, and Sheriece Veazey at the Summer School for the Solo Voice in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Singin' in the Summer

Three students experience a week of singing like no other at Summer School for the Solo Voice
Amber Smith

Discovering her Homeland

Amber Smith shares her experience visiting her ancestral homeland as part of Taglit-Birthright Israel.