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2015

Three Weeks in Southern Zambia by Eva Bonta, Geography and Philosophy Majors
May 31, 2016
One of the most rewarding things you can do is to step out and away from your personal world and travel to a place where you will taste new foods, see new sights, interact with new people, and explore new sides of yourself.
There and Back Again: A New Zealand Tale by Lydia Maharg, Environmental Resource Management major
May 25, 2016
Sure, I could have gone to New Zealand on my own, but choosing to go with Penn State as a study abroad course proved to be such a beneficial experience.
Discovering New Zealand by Francesca Ramacciotti, Environmental Resource Management major
May 25, 2016
My experience in New Zealand is the first step in showing my aspiration to make a positive impact on the environment around the world.
My Two Weeks as a Kiwi: A Once in a Lifetime Experience by Brittany Ayers, Biological Engineering major
May 25, 2016
I had the time of my life in the most amazing country with thirteen of my new best friends, learning about the subject that matters most to me.
A passion for experiencing other cultures in India by Dana Sherwood, Food Science major
May 25, 2016
The experience and knowledge offered through Food Science 499B, Agriculture and Food Systems of India, will certainly be a highlight of my college career and be an essential point in my career development.
Exploring Greece by Yasmin Vasquez, Veterinary and Biomedical Science
May 25, 2016
I always thought study abroad was out of my league because I knew I did not want to fall behind in classes. Now that I completed this trip, it was probably one of the best decisions that I ever made.
Studying at the Guangxi Veterinary Research Institute in Nanning, China By: Kelly Bosco, Animal Science Major
May 25, 2016
What amazed me the most was how similar diagnostic techniques were performed even though we were over 10,000 miles from home.
Volunteering in Rural Honduras by Emily Newman, ERM Major
October 8, 2015
No longer is my travel what others can learn from me, but is about what I can learn from others.
Food Systems in Italy by Evelyn Hartono, Food Science Major
October 8, 2015
Nothing worth having comes easy
Australia - My Journey Down Under by Julie Ivicic, Animal Science major, minoring in Equine Science and International Agriculture
October 8, 2015
Traveling abroad to Australia…the experience of a lifetime.
Summer Internship with RTI International and the LEVE Project in Haiti by Cara McDonald, CED Major
October 8, 2015
I met many people working in Haiti and learned from everyone I worked with.
CYEC in Nyeri, Kenya by Nora Frumento, CED & GLOBE double major with minor in Spanish and Arabic
October 8, 2015
I keep going back because I want to a positive and driving force in the lives of the youth, just as they have been in mine.
Manga Manga, Food Systems in Italy: Monica Caparosa, Food Science Major
October 7, 2015
The real beauty of Italy can only be appreciated by visiting my homeland, speaking with the locals, and experiencing the history by walking the streets and through the doors in buildings from long before the beginning of US history.
Embracing Adventure: Honduras - Janae Herr
January 16, 2015
Janae is a Agriculture and Extension Education Major, with International Agriculture & Agribusiness Management Minors. Tell me the next time I, a small town farmer’s daughter, will ever have a chance to explore a coffee farm on top of a beautiful Honduran mountain? Or when a future agriculture educator like me will get the chance to wake up before the sun and milk cows with students across the globe and comparing milking practices.
MSID Kenya - Coffee Farming, Safaris, and Swahili: Kaitlyn Sprangler
January 16, 2015
Kaitlyn is a Community, Evironment, Development major. "Going to Kenya was a childhood dream, and I know I have now gained the confidence of taking on any challenge life brings my way through fulfilling this dream."
Exploring Public Health in South Africa: Megan Snyder
January 16, 2015
The knowledge and experience I gained during this summer has provided me with a solid base upon which to develop my future global health career.