Check out stories by our students learning around the globe.

International Development in Senegal: Arianna De Reus, Community, Environment and Development

November 11, 2014

This program has enabled me to become more independent, improve my French, study international development and gain a stronger sense of self.

Globalizing Agriculture Education#AgEd2Korea: Janae Bickhart, Agriculture and Extension Education

October 19, 2014

By working through language barriers, experiencing a new culture and new traditions, and learning to appreciate routines unlike my own, I began to realize that there is always more than one way to do something, or to teach a lesson.

Hello New World: Jamie Milletary, Landscape Contracting

October 19, 2014

It's amazing the independence and resourcefulness that can be developed through traveling.

Third Time in Kenya: Nora Frumento, Community, Environment and Development

October 19, 2014

This course has continued to challenge me, change me, and provide me with invaluable opportunities and learning experiences year after year.

An Agricultural Journey: Casey Shawver, Agricultural Sciences

October 19, 2014

Traveling to a country so economically and geographically close to the United States and learning so much about their agricultural makeup has helped me become a well-rounded student with a greater knowledge of global agriculture.

Ambitiously Abroad in India: Serena Groff, Environmental Resource Management

October 19, 2014

In a country rich in unity, culture, diversity, and natural resources, one could spend a lifetime working for and transforming the lives of millions.

Greece - Who Knew I Could Be a World Traveler?: Blair Hetherington, Food Science

October 18, 2014

No one should ever turn down a chance to travel because you never know what you could be keeping yourself from.

France - Comparative Food Systems: Anne Puzak, Food Science

October 18, 2014

I was able to learn a lot about agriculture not only in France, but here in the United States as well.

Denmark - My Incredible Semester Abroad: Erin Hill, Environmental Resource Management

October 17, 2014

My experience abroad was an amazing learning and cultural experience. It is one that I will never forget and I am so thankful to have had the opportunity.

Costa Rica – Third Time's the Charm: Allison Hoover, Agricultural and Extension Education

October 17, 2014

While my third experience in Costa Rica didn’t offer nearly the same community as my previous trips, I was able to overcome adversity and challenges to develop personal skills and an overall beneficial experience.

Animal Agriculture and Life Down Under: Julie Ivicic, Animal Sciences

October 16, 2014

"Learning about another country while actually being in that country is a truly amazing experience."

Food Travels: Germany - Meaghan Emery, Animal Sciences

February 13, 2014

Studying abroad can be one of the most rewarding, life changing experiences there is.

Bhutan: Forest and Rural Livelihoods of the Himalayas: Jena Trolio, ERM major, INTAG, Environmental Engineering, Watersheds and Water Resources minors

November 25, 2013

Traveling to Bhutan was one of the greatest experiences of my life, and now that I’ve been there, I can’t wait to travel again.

Germany, Italy, Austria, Slovenia: Steven Bookbinder, Food Science

October 24, 2013

Meeting executives from the largest meat companies in the world at the European “Capital of Meat”. Touring the cavernous aging rooms of the famed prosciutto di Parma. Walking through the centuries old streets of Ljubljana going from one artisanal butcher to the next. Come inside my travelogue and join me as I share the highlights of my summer, destination by destination.

Erin and the Emerald Isle (Ireland): Erin Trouba, ERM Major, INTAG & Environmental Soil Science Minors

October 24, 2013

With every new day and every new experience I discovered that not only could I do things on my own, but that life demanded that I do.

Germany – More than I could have imagined!: Beckie Bomberger, undeclared major

September 5, 2013

This experience has broadened my cultural values and ideas...

Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE): Bringing Small-Scale Farmers from Subsistence to Sustainability in Kenya - Arianna De Reus, Community, Environment and Development major

September 5, 2013

From the HESE program I gained international experience and worked on an appropriate technology venture to address global problems, which helped me grow as a global professional.

To Italy, and Back Again – A Food Scientist’s Tale: James Halpin, Food Science

September 5, 2013

Being a college student these days really requires you to break out of your comfort zone...

CED499A- Issues in Economic, Community and Agricultural Development: Andrew Bonneau, Psychology Major, International Agriculture Minor

September 5, 2013

While only three weeks passed in Kenya, for me and most of my classmates it seemed like months...

Sustainable Agriculture in Costa Rica - Lingyan Dong: ERM Major, Environmental Option

September 5, 2013

Costa Rica – The country surrounded by Green.

Tanzania: Tribulations and Triumphs - Michael Henry, Immunology and Infectious Disease Major , Global Health Minor

September 5, 2013

It’s the type of experience that is hard to describe simply when someone asks “What did you do in Tanzania? What did you learn?”

Gonna Get Water to Ghana - Michael Henry, Immunology and Infectious Disease Major , Global Health Minor

September 5, 2013

Over the past year, I think I’ve spent more time in Africa than at home, but this trip was a special one...

My Whirlwind Tour of French Food and Culture - Marsha Trego, Food Science major, Nutritional Sciences minor

September 5, 2013

I got to eat Nutella crepes underneath the Eiffel Tower and to learn about foreign agricultural trade from within the French U.S. embassy, and I wouldn’t trade these experiences for the world.

Reforestation in Piriati Embera, Panama with Global Environmental Brigades - Michaela Ruppert: CED Major, Sustainability Leadership Minor

September 5, 2013

By traveling to Panama and making a positive impact on the environment by helping a group of truly wonderful individuals proved to be one of the best ways I have ever spent my time and money.

Nonprofit work in Panama - Emily Newman, Major: Environmental Resource Management, Minor: Science, Society and Environment of Africa

September 5, 2013

Meeting people with a different perception on life instantly makes you question your own lifestyle.

Agribusiness Management Major Travels to Paris

June 24, 2013

Hannah Masser, Agribusiness Management major with a minor in Agricultural Communications, shares her experience in Paris, France (INTAG/AGBM 499E/F).

My Adventure in Costa Rica - Emily Bachner, ERM major, Horticulture minor

June 17, 2013

In the eight days I was in Costa Rica I learned more about sustainability and the environment than I could have in a full semester class.

Vietnam and Cambodia: A Small Taste of a New Place - Grace Emmerling, CED and Economics Majors, Spanish minor

June 17, 2013

The unique history of these places make them extremely worthwhile to study and explore further.

Reforestation and Permaculture Projects in Piriati Embera, Panama - Lindsay McPhail, CED major, Economics & Spanish minors

June 17, 2013

I would highlight the collaboration efforts within the PSU Global Environmental Brigades club in addition to those between the club and the Piriati community.

Germans Buy Local Products: Patrick Brame, Food Science

June 17, 2013

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