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Puerto Rico

provrvw.jpgPuerto Rico is an interdisciplinary travel course offered each Spring at Geneva.  The course was developed by Dr. Paul Kilpatrick who lived in Puerto Rico, teaching at the University there, for 8 years.

Throughout the semester, students will hear a number of Geneva College professors speaking about how topics within their discipline relate specifically to Puerto Rico.  Subjects covered in class include: Puerto Rican Culture, Interdisciplinary Learning, History of Colonialism in Puerto Rico, Economy and Sociology, Latin American Psychology, Machismo & Marianisma, Genetics, Art & Architecture, Literature and Poetry, Astronomy & the Arecibo Observatory, Caribbean Coral Reefs and Marine Life, Rain Forest Ecology, and Caribbean Music and Dance.

Spring Break Trip!

puerto_rico.jpgDuring the trip over spring break we travel all over the island of Puerto Rico!    Time there  includes:   A day in the city of Old San Juan, the Spanish fort El Morro, the rainforest - El Yunque, Luquillo beach  (one of the beautiful 'postcard' beaches of the northeast corner of the island) and other beaches along the way, worship with a local Spanish speaking church, very good Puerto Rican food!, the University of Puerto Rico (where we may meet a group of Puerto Rican students),  San German and Porta Coeli Church (one of the oldest churches in the western hemisphere),  Ponce Art Museum, La Parguera to snorkel the coral reef and a night trip out to Phosphorescent Bay, -Arecibo Observatory, Camuy Caves, Taino ceremonial grounds, a fiesta or festival patronales in the mountains when possible.

Please contact Dr. Paul Kilpatrick for more information at pwk@geneva.edu or 724-847-6751.


 

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Oct26
Reformation Day Service
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Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
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