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A community service-learning course at Penn State provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to teach English to Latino immigrant dairy-farm workers. Here, sophomore Sophia Noel conducts a tutoring session.
Undergraduate students engage with Latino farmworker community through course
February 7, 2019
Because of significant labor shortages, Pennsylvania's dairy farms rely on Spanish-speaking immigrants as a key source of labor. However, cultural differences and language barriers can leave employers and workers lost in translation, affecting workers' well-being and community connection, and ultimately, farm viability.
Bipana Paudel Timilsena, left, and Julie Baniszewski, entomology doctoral candidates in the International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) dual-title degree program, have received the Guyton Award.
Entomology students' global research to be supported by inaugural Guyton Award
January 27, 2019
Two students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are the recipients of the Guyton Award, a global learning scholarship established recently by Bill Guyton, an agricultural economist and internationally recognized expert in sustainable development.
Sending a 'We Are!' to these Penn Staters
January 23, 2019
Ketja Lingenfelter, of the College of Agricultural Sciences Office of International Programs, received a "We Are" shout-out because of her outstanding contribution to the Penn State community.