SRU honors students present research from Belize trip

Oct. 25, 2017

Two Slippery Rock University honors students presented at the Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education Honors Directors meeting, Oct. 1-2 at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg.

Clare Clark, a junior environmental science major from Brookville, and Ellie Schiappa, a junior geography, environmental studies and sustainability major from Grove City, discussed their study abroad experience in the Central American country of Belize, May 29-June 12. Clark and Schiappa were two of 24 honors program students from State System universities who earned scholarships to participate in the PASSHE Honors International Seminar, which examined the politics, culture and challenges of development in Belize.

George Brown, SRU professor of political science and honors program director, accompanied the pair to the meeting.