Many of the students who participate in the Semester in Rome not only study and travel, but they also contribute to the life of the city that serves as their home for three months.
Students gravitate toward areas of interest and what they believe is God’s calling in their lives. Here are some examples of students’ involvement in Rome:
Participation in these projects is voluntary, but students who have chosen to engage the community through helping others comment that these experiences have enhanced their time in Italy tremendously—and they've made many new friends, too!
Students from institutions that require community service often receive credit from their home college or university for their community involvement in Rome.
Geneva graduates pass the test for teacher certification in elementary education (Praxis II) at over a 99% rate in the first attempt–one of the highest pass rates in Pennsylvania.