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2011

Exploring Agricultural Leadership in Europe: Ireland, the Celtic Tiger and Modern Agriculture: Andrew Schlegel
November 10, 2011
Growing up I always heard people talk about Ireland and how beautiful it is and that if I ever got a chance to travel there I should take it. In the Spring semester of 2011 that opportunity had presented itself...
Penn State in Kenya - Caroline Gimmillaro
November 3, 2011
It was amazing to realize how similar these youth were to us even though we’ve grown up worlds away. I learned a lot about what it’s like to grow up in a developing country and that my hopes and aspirations are not that dissimilar from theirs.
An African Adventure: Kenya Style - Sarah Peterson
November 3, 2011
It was so entertaining and interesting comparing our lives, and finding the similarities and differences between us... In addition, I feel that I have gained a whole new perspective on my life...
Food Science Tour of Italy/Switzerland - Caitlin Anderson
November 3, 2011
After months and months of waiting for this trip to come, it was finally here!
China CHANCE (Connecting Humans and Nature through Conservation Experiences) - Alex Devaux
November 3, 2011
China is without a doubt one of the most fascinating places I have been.
Nyeri, Kenya - Children and Youth Empowerment Centre - Andi Thieman
November 3, 2011
This summer I had the amazing opportunity to go to Nyeri, Kenya for a month.
Comparing US and French Agricultural Systems - Meghan Kane
November 3, 2011
I am a Francophile. I love just about all things French: The food, the language, the culture, and mostly just the way of life. The “joie de vivre” if you will.
Sustainable Agriculture and Biodiversity in Brazil - Tara McClintic
November 3, 2011
...we head into the Atlantic Rainforest to spend the night with the Nature Conservancy. The rain couldn’t keep us in; we went on a hike to one of the facilities research stations...
Northern Italy and Switzerland - Food Science - Jennifer Updegrove
November 3, 2011
If you are given to choice to travel abroad, I would highly recommend it because there are experiences you cannot learn in the classroom that will prepare you for the working world and the rest of your life.
Honduras - Operation Wallacea - Abby Gelb
November 3, 2011
For one month, June 2011, I traveled abroad, meeting and working with people from all over the world who shared at least one thing in common: a passion for conservation.
The Rich Coast (Costa Rica) - Andrew Puglia
November 3, 2011
After a year of planning, preparing, and navigating through the study abroad process, I left for Costa Rica for three and half months to study with the School for Field Studies (SFS).
Issues in Economic, Community and Agricultural Development in Kenya - Kristelle Esterhuizen
November 3, 2011
From May 17th until June 7th I was blessed to be able to spend time in Kenya.
An Aussie Experience - Mark Connors
November 3, 2011
A loud roar of engines fills my ears as I’m pushed back into my seat. The plane goes barreling down the runway and Qantas flight QF008 takes to the air bound for Brisbane Australia; flight duration 16 hours. The realization has finally set in, I’m going to Australia.
Ireland - Courtney Cowden
November 3, 2011
I had a wonderful time, and gained knowledge and experiences I never could have learned from a textbook. Clearly, the best way to learn is by doing.
Kenya - Children and Youth Empowerment Centre - Danielle Robertson
November 3, 2011
Last spring I spent the semester researching different crop varieties that would grow well in Kenya but I never imagined what my experience in Kenya would actually be like.
When In Italy… Food Science Study Tour - Maggie Harding
November 3, 2011
It was definitely the trip of a lifetime, and an absolutely incredible experience. Our stories of our trip have yet to end!!
Food Science Study Tour in Italy/Switzerland - Kelsey Belenko
November 3, 2011
After a seven hour plane ride, a two hour layover in Belgium, an hour and a half plane ride to Milan, and a three hour bus ride from Milan to Bologna, we finally arrived in Bologna...
Chilean Adventure Travel Journal - Candace Boretzky
November 3, 2011
...I really don’t want to leave this place!!
Costa Rica Study Tour Travelogue - Chelsea Fitzpatrick
November 3, 2011
I cannot believe ... all of the amazing things I had an opportunity to see.
Costa Rica - Environmental, Agriculture, and Community Development Tour - Kaitlyn Farkas
November 3, 2011
The experiences that I have gone through, I will remember for the rest of my life. The learning experience and life experience was priceless.
An Australian Adventure
November 3, 2011
I woke on the morning of May 21st in a cold sweat. At that moment, it finally sunk in that I would be traveling as far away from Downingtown, Pennsylvania as possible with people that I hardly knew.