For University of Pennsylvania senior Olivia Route, some of the most exciting and enriching experiences she’s had as a student have happened while studying abroad.
Colin Hennessy of the Penn Fund says, “If we can do things to develop that relationship with our youngest alumni, we are going to see great returns in that long game.”
As an environmental studies major at the University of Pennsylvania, Kinsey Miller already knew about many sustainability issues.
But, after spending the summer as a researcher in the Penn Green Campus Partnership’s Integrating Sustainability Across the Curriculum program, her interests have expanded further.
President Amy Gutmann says, “These prizes invite students to think creatively, on a large scale, about the meaning of engagement.”
In a very poor but picturesque region of Guatemala, Seth Amos spent the summer working to help a town to develop an economic growth strategy.
WHO: Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania, and incoming freshmen
WHAT: Move-in for Penn's Class of 2018
WHEN: Aug. 22, 2014, 11am
What started out as a summer volunteer project and a journey to Thailand to learn about Buddhism may lead to a career choice for University of Pennsylvania student James An.