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We hope your Spring Break was as fun-filled as ours! Dr. Ohanian and her students had a wonderful time in Costa Rica last week. Here are just a few pictures from their action-packed trip. Is a student service learning trip in your future? Stay in touch with Dr. Ohanian to see what the Division of Education has in store for next year.

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Dr. Ohanian and her students have officially landed in Costa Rica for Spring Break. Here they are enjoying the beautiful sights in front of the La Paz waterfall from this past Sunday. Hoping you are having a wonderful Spring Break!

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Spotted this past Saturday!



Education Club members worked with the Frederick County Reading Council to give out free books to children at the Francis Scott Key Mall. As you can see, Clifford was there too!



MSMU-Florence 2018: Dr. Palmer and her students are back! It has been a busy weekend for them as they toured the Uffizi Gallery, learned about wine making in the Chianti region, and traveled to Pisa and Lucca. Here are just a few pictures of their recent adventures. Continue following our page to see where they’ll be sighted next on their trip abroad.


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Beginning with an orientation by the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS), Dr. Palmer and her students enjoyed a walking tour of the Historic District, where they paused for a picture on the Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge,” one of the eternal symbols of Florence.
Pictured left to right: Nelson Palmer, Dr. Barbara Palmer, Bailey Raymond, Kielce Gussie, Melody Connell, Nick Einolf, Hannah Barber, Jon Gilbert, Grace Crane, Alec Bonvetti
Continue to follow our blog to see what’s next for Dr. Palmer and her students on this wonderful trip abroad.

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