An article written by Penn State Altoona's Roselyn Costantino — "The Maya Girls Use Technology to Bust Man-Made Divides" — was published in Ms. Magazine, a popular source for feminist news and information in print and online.
Penn State Altoona hosted a panel discussion titled "The Science of Race" on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, in the Slep Student Center. The discussion was part of Penn State Altoona's 2019-2020 Common Read program, focusing on the book And It Begins Like This by LaTanya McQueen.
In the podcast episode, Costantino stresses the importance of knowing American and Latin American histories as our nation grapples with immigration and asylum issues on the U.S.-Mexico border and U.S. actions regarding Venezuela.
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.
Through a unique division within Penn State University Police, students support police officers with various security and traffic control efforts while gaining important experience that prepares them for their career goals. Student auxiliary officers are employed by University Police at Penn State University Park and Altoona campuses.