Check out stories by our students learning around the globe.

Agriculture in Paris, a European Adventure - Morgan Brown Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Minor: Film Studies

June 17, 2013

The most beneficial knowledge I gained came from experiencing the city for myself, taking it in, and discovering unique places in a personal way.

My Trip to the Rich Coast: Derek Bartram, Major Environmental Resource Management, Minor Watersheds and Water Resources

June 17, 2013

It was the ideal image of a rainforest with a thick overcast in the sky and dense vapor coming from the trees as they transpired...

Panama: Penn State’s Global Environmental Brigades - An environmental and cultural exchange: Erin Hill, ERM Major, Sustainability Leader Minor

June 17, 2013

I am very thankful and blessed to have had the opportunity to travel with the Global Environmental Brigade. I hope to continue environmental and humanitarian work in the future.

Germany - Food Travels: Shannon Smith, Biological Engineering

June 17, 2013

My experience was eye-opening in respect to education as well as culture...

Food Travels: Germany - Bryanna Kenno, Agricultural and Extension Education, INTAG and Wildlife & Fisheries Minors

May 30, 2013

An unforgettable experience and proof that dreams really do come true!

Spring Break in beautiful Costa Rica: Victoria Berger – ERM Major, Environmental Soil Science and Watersheds and Water Resources Minors

April 23, 2013

Costa Rica was the greenest, most beautiful place I have ever seen. Nine days in this picturesque country was just not long enough.

Pura Vida! - ERM 499A - Costa Rica Study Tour: Andrew Clark, ERM Major

April 23, 2013

Living the Pure Life!

A Guanajuato, Mexico Adventure with the Honorary Sam Hayes: Kaytee Norris, Animal Science

April 23, 2013

TRAVEL: Explore, Embrace, Learn and Live

International Development and Service with Panama’s Public Health Brigades; Arianna De Reus, Sophomore, CED Major

April 23, 2013

When working to serve others, one becomes grounded on values that truly matter in life, allowing people to find themselves through selflessness.

Backpack Adventures through Costa Rica – IAAS Spring Break service trip: Amanda Smith, Vet and Biomedical Sciences, INTAG Minor

April 23, 2013

Overall this journey to Costa Rica was amazing and I don’t want to change a single thing about it. We saw so many incredible things, met so many people and really learned what it means to be a good traveler.

Passport to Paris; Agriculture Edition: Rachel Isaacs - Food Science major, INTAG minor

February 19, 2013

I never wanted to leave Paris. I came back to the US craving the buttery croissants and Nutella crepes, and wishing that I could eat duck confeit meal every day of my life.

An Unforgettable Equine Experience in Normandy France: Kathleen Pierce, Animal Sciences with a minor in Equine Science

February 19, 2013

When I registered for An Sc 499A, I thought I knew what I was getting myself into. After all, a course titled “Normandy France Equine Industry Studies” seemed pretty self-explanatory. But I never would have guessed that I could learn so much or that I would have so many incredible opportunities in one semester and a 10 day visit to France.

A Trip to be Remembered for a Lifetime - Costa Rica: Samantha Robison, Ag Science Major, Agronomy and Environmental Inquiry Minors

January 4, 2013

Food Travels - Germany: Brittany Fabin, Ag Science - Environmental Soil Science

January 4, 2013

Amazing trip, to an amazing place, with amazing people!

Irish Adventures: Hannah Wentworth, Animal Science Major, AGBM and INTAG Minors

January 4, 2013

“May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields” - An Old Irish Blessing

The greatest adventure with the best people, my trip to South Africa and Mozambique: Laura Davis, ERM Major, INTAG, Sustainability Leadership, Watersheds and Water Resources Minors

January 4, 2013

It is experiences like these that help shape who you are; I will never be the same person that I was before I went to Africa.

A Hop, Skip, and a Jump Across the Big Pond - Seoul, South Korea: Kate Bassett, AEE Major, INTAG, Leadership Development and Military Studies minors

January 4, 2013

This summer, I had the opportunity of a life time. Never before would I have thought that I, Kate Bassett, would find myself in Seoul South Korea. But Hey!! I did, and it was worth every bit of it.

An Irish Adventure: Courtney Meyer, Agribusiness Management

January 4, 2013

Ireland was a trip of a lifetime and I will never forget this experience or the people I became friends with!

A Semester Across the Pond - Leeds, United Kingdom: Cara Nordberg, Toxicology major, ERM & Global Health minors

January 4, 2013

Leeds was the perfect city for me. Leeds Uni is the size of Penn State, so the campus felt a bit like home. I’m really glad that I decided to take go out of my comfort zone.

Comparing U.S and French Agricultural Systems: Chiao Ruo Chai, Food Science

January 4, 2013

As a study abroad student in U.S from Malaysia, studying in Paris is a truly special and wonderful experience.

I am in Ireland - HORT 499: Sydney Hines, Landscape Contracting

January 4, 2013

To this day I will say, nine days was just not enough.

AN SC 499A: The Equine Industry in Normandy, France – Amy Kraus, Animal Sciences

December 18, 2012

I’m amazed by all of the unforgettable experiences we packed into just ten days...

La Vita Bella a Firenze, Italia (The beautiful life in Florence, Italy): Abigail Miller Agribusiness Management & Telecommunications

December 18, 2012

I’ve learned that traveling is the best way to grow as a person. The different cultures, people, language and environment allow one to step outside their comfort zone and really explore every opportunity.

Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Tanzania: Alison Muscato - Community, Environment and Development

December 18, 2012

1 country. 40 days. 14 Penn Staters. Millions of chickens. I lived in rural Tanzania for a month and am grateful for every minute I spent there.

An Irish Experience - Sarah Mann: Food Science

December 18, 2012

As well as the desire to learn more about my roots, Ireland gave me the realization that no matter how big the world is, no matter how far apart people are, no matter how different the culture is, there are always those similarities that people share and can relate to each other with.

One Large Step for One Small Town Girl: My Trip to Seoul, Korea - Ashley Tressler, Ag & Extension Education

December 18, 2012

Never let fear or doubt stop you from grabbing such an amazing opportunity. It was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, and I will never forget the experiences, memories, and friends I made along the way.

An Irish Odyssey - Katie Laughlin, Ag. Sciences major, Ag Communications, Ag Business Management, International Ag minors

December 18, 2012

It’s one thing to go to class with great people at a great University, but experiencing a country like Ireland with them is so much better.

I left my heart in Seoul (S. Korea): Jessica Shilladay, Agriculture and Extension Education

December 4, 2012

I would encourage all students to participate in a study abroad trip and to dismiss any hesitations that they have about traveling because the experiences that they have will last a lifetime.

The Land of a Thousand Hills (Rwanda): Kira Hydock, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

December 4, 2012

I look forward to returning to Urukundo next summer to see how the agricultural practices are holding up and to witness the progress in animal productivity...

Traveled to the CYEC in Nyeri, Kenya with CED 499A: Nora Frumento, CED Major, Arabic & Spanish Minors

November 13, 2012

I will always remember the times I spent with the children, laughing and loving every minute of it...

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