Nicole Kemerer and silver sword plant

Kemerer poses with an endangered silver sword. The plants only bloom once in their lifetime and live for about 20 years.

Image: Nicole Kemerer

Student blog featured on Engagement Network website

Penn State Altoona student Nicole Kemerer was recently featured on Penn State's Student Engagement Network website. Nicole's blog entry, "Empowerment to Save Invasive Species," highlights her study abroad experience in Hawaii, which included hiking the volcanoes of the Big Island, working to preserve a sustainable fish farm, visiting ancient cultural and sacred landmarks, and more.

Kemerer's full blog entry is available on the Student Engagement Network site.