From Pennsylvania to Bolivia!! How the Penn State Altoona Enactus Club Helped an Orphanage During Spring Break

The Penn State Altoona Enactus Club members recently spent their spring break over in Guayaramerín, Bolivia, to help an orphanage open up a coffee shop for the local citizens. The six students and two faculty members stayed at Andreas Home For Hope And Joy and were there as business students to help with cost analysis of the potential new shop. “We looked at where their target market would be, if…

‘Not So Despacito, Please:’ Penn State Altoona Joins the Hurricane Relief Effort for Puerto Rico

By Michelle Thompson Since late August, a series of hurricanes have been tearing through the Atlantic Ocean, affecting southeastern America and the Caribbean. Hurricane Maria, the most recent of the six-storm string of hurricanes, has become of particular interest, due to its impact on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. In the last days of September, Maria bombarded Puerto Rican citizens with flash floods, deadly winds, and at one point,…