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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.
Students look at a presentation at the Student Expo

Highlighting Student Successes and Opportunities

The inaugural Student Expo highlights student research, creative activies, study away programs, and more.
Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Learn about the Dominican Republic Alternative Spring Break trip

Information sessions will be held in the Learning Resources Center, room 125C of the Eiche Library Tuesday, October 23, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at noon.
World Map with push pins

Education Abroad fair set for Oct. 18

Penn State Altoona will present an Education Abroad Fair Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Slep Student Center.
Flowchart of languages

Learn about the minor in Global Language and Culture

Faculty members will be available to talk to students about the college's Global Language and Culture minor program from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Education Abroad Fair on Thursday, October 18, 2018, in the Slep Student Center.
Costa Rica

Costa Rica trip information session set for Oct. 2 and 9

Information sessions about a May 2019 education abroad trip to Costa Rica will be held on Tuesday, October 2 and Tuesday, October 9, 2018, from 12:15 - 1:15 p.m. in room 132 of the Hawthorn Building.
Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic

Learn more about the Alternative Spring Break program

Penn State Altoona will host two information sessions about the Alternative Spring Break trip to Monte Crisit, Dominican Republic on October 3 and 4 in the Learning Resources Center, room 125C of the Eiche Library.
Student studying abroad

Altoona Expo set for Sept. 20

A showcase for students who have taken part in study abroad or study away, undergraduate research or creative activities, internships or clinical work, community-based studies, or related work organized through student clubs.
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.
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.