The Returned: UPRM students on their experiences at Penn State

On February 1st of this year, six students and I boarded a plane that would take us from Puerto Rico to Penn State University Greater Allegheny (PSU-GA) in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Our group, consisting of six English majors and one Arts major, embarked on the chance to live as exchange students in PSU-GA during the Spring 2018 semester. Dr. Rosita Rivera invited English Department students to participate in an internship and student exchange opportunity. Dr. Rivera collaborated with PSU-GA’s chancellor, Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, to offer students much needed assistance after Hurricane Maria. And what an experience! After weeks of meeting and … Read more…

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