Penn State Altoona will host an Education Abroad Fair from 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Oct. 1 in the Slep Student Center. The fair will provide an overview of study abroad programs available through Penn State and an opportunity to talk to advisers and partner providers.
Thirteen students from three campuses observed National Nutrition Month in a fitting way: traveling to Honduras for a spring break service learning trip through Healthy Niños Honduras, a Pennsylvania-based organization that focuses on helping children with malnutrition.
When Paulina Oleinik, a senior in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, started her college career at the University's Altoona campus, she had no idea that one day she would call a horse barn her home.
The eight day experience in London and surrounding areas will allow students to visit numerous British literary and historical sites and attend a live performance at the world-renowned Globe Theater. In addition, students will have the opportunity to visit Windsor.
The nine-day trip begins May 8, 2019. Students will visit places such as the Santa Elena Cloud Forest, Póas Volcano, Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge, Arenal Hot Springs, and a coffee plantation while earning credit for Spanish 297 or Agriculture 297.