ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona will hold a study abroad and language panel from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.
Students will learn how studying a second language can lead to educational, internship, volunteer, and professional opportunities abroad.
Three panelists will share their experiences and answer questions:
- Mark McNicholas, doctorate, majored in East Asian Studies as an undergraduate at Penn State. Today, he is a scholar of imperial China and an associate professor of history at Penn State Altoona.
- Annalise Mara is a 2022 graduate of Penn State with a double major in advertising and public relations and Spanish. She also earned three minors: global language and culture, international studies, and teaching English to speakers of other languages. Annalise completed a study abroad program in Spain and now works in Korea teaching English.
- Carollynn Stefanko is a current Penn State student majoring in Asian studies with a minor in Korean. She spent the summer in Korea on an internship.