• Amanda Murphy

    The program completely exceeded all expectations I had prior to the trip. Being in Costa Rica with other students who shared my passion for renewable energies made me realize that we can change the world. I learned so much; it was the perfect blend of education, culture and adventure. I have a huge new network […]

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  • Mark Staub

    The GREEN Program is an amazing experience. The trip to Costa Rica includes exclusive access to facilities and adventures. You will return home with a new perspective, a project that could become reality, and new friends. Pura Vida! Mark Staub Pennsylvania State University Energy and Sustainability Policy

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  • Alexa Bonk

    When I first heard about GREEN my freshman year, I knew that it sounded like the best chance I would get to go abroad and also learn about energy. When Penn State offered to pay for me, it became a reality that I never expected to happen. Once I got here, it was everything I […]

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  • Aidan Gilrain-McKenna

    Whenever I meet a new group of people, I always want everyone to like me. That has always been an impossible task, and I sometimes think it is a flaw in my personality, and that I should just be more confident in myself. However, in these two weeks with GREEN, I have felt loved by […]

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  • Jachin Spotts

    GREEN Is an experience anyone can learn from and enjoy. It really gave me a good hands-on learning experience with plant visits as well as technical knowledge with the classes. GREEN is a great mixture of adventure with learning! Jachin Spotts Pennsylvania State University Energy Engineering

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  • Bernadette Brogden

    I am so grateful for the GREEN Program. I feel as if I have a home in Costa Rica and cannot wait to return someday soon. Costa Rica is a special place. There is so much to learn from the locals who honor the land instead of destroying it. The places I saw and the […]

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  • Peter John Vigilante

    The GREEN Program is a dynamic educational experience for just about anyone to enjoy. The mix of travel, adventure, plan visit, and awesome people is a trip I will never forget. I would recommend this program to anyone who has interest in alternative energy and learning outside of the classroom. Peter John Vigilante Pennsylvania State […]

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  • Adam Phoebe

    Coming into the GREEN program I was a little unsure of what to expect, but after a helpful name game I knew this trip was going to be something special.  As an energy engineer I really enjoyed how I was able to relate to all the renewable material we learned in class.  I thoroughly enjoyed […]

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  • Ted Edwards

    I had an excellent experience on the GREEN Program. I had never left the US before this and this was an amazing first taste of travel and life outside the US. The hands on experience and knowledgeable tour guides made the plant visits memorable and impactful. Having the first hand knowledge of the way these […]

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  • Daniel Tauriello

    This has been an absolutely life-changing experience. I really feel that I have grown as a person through the GREEN Program. I have met so many unique people and done so many incredible activities that it really makes this program impossible to describe on paper. What seems too good to be true isn’t. This program […]

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  • Lekan Andrew

    This program has been unbelievable. I learned a whole lot about myself and others in 2 weeks. The amount of information I had access to was tremendous. I could rely and count on the counselors who did a great job making sure everyone was interacting, learning, and feeling at home. The program is awesome! Lekan […]

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