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Entries from May 2013

Island of Culebra Wildlife Refuge

May 17th, 2013 · No Comments

Monday, May 13, 3013  Today we traveled to Culebra, an island of Puerto Rico. After a forty five minute ferry ride we arrived. Upon arriving at Culebra, we walked to the only hospital on the island for a tour. It was like stepping back into the 1970’s! The hospital sees very few admitted patients. However […]

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Service Learning at Senior Center

May 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

The Puerto Rico group spend the morning at the Jardin de Envejeciento senior center.  The students did a program and helped with lunch.  This was great for practicing Spanish! I’m not sure who enjoys this the most, the seniors or the KC students!

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Kim Kaminsky -SundayMay 12, 2012, Mother’s Day

May 15th, 2013 · No Comments

Happy Mother’s Day from Puerto Rico.  Today we had class in the lobby of the condo’s.  During class while watching the beautiful ocean sights from the windowed wall we discussed everything we observed so far that pertained to Puerto Rico and Public Health.  We learned that many educational messages are primarily spread orally and you […]

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Doug Jones - Blog Entry May 9

May 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Today we left for Puerto Rico! We left Keystone College at 2:30 AM and made the trip to Newark, N.J. to board an airplane to San Juan. When we arrived, we boarded a van and moved in to the condo. We had the opportunity to eat at two different restaurants today, which had some big […]

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Day 3 in Puerto Rico - Written by Jennifer Kern

May 13th, 2013 · No Comments

Saturday May 11, 2013  El Yunque The Rain forest  by Jennifer Kern
As our group traveled to El Yunque in Puerto Rico, the sight was breath taking.
Our hike through the sunny rainforest first presented us with Coco Falls.  Throughout the hike we heard coqui frogs, saw giant plants, bamboo, palm trees, and finally made our way […]

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Group in Puerto Rico

May 13th, 2013 · No Comments

This week there is a group of Keystone students in Puerto Rico.  Twelve students are on the trip lead by Joyce Avila and Dorothy Anthony.  The students are taking courses in Global Health, Sociology of Diversity, and Spanish.  I will be posting short notes from the journals of the students and pictures of the activities.  The first half of the […]

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