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Students Traveling to Italy Over Holiday Break


Nearly two dozen Penn College students, pictured outside the Bush Campus Center, will spend the holidays in Italy.A group of 22 students is going to Italy to study Art History in Rome and Naples.

The group will leave Dec. 28 and will return Jan. 6. While there, they will visit the ruins of Pompeii, the Colosseum, the Capitoline Museum and Vatican City. They also will spend a day in Cerveteri, one of the richest and important ancient Etruscan cities.

Students will see works of Bernini, Rafael, Michelangelo and Caravaggio while visiting museums, churches and historic chapels. In addition, they will celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Piazza del Popolo and overnight in the coastal town of Sorrento. Mark Mahosky, on his third study tour to Italy, will be their instructor.

Scheduled to make the trip are students Joshua Appleman, Nathaniel Baum, Richard Caputo, Anthony Ciriello, Bryan Fitzgerald (absent from the photo above), Jillian Foust, Devin Gebhart, Rachel Hall, Ryan Keates, Robert Krepshaw, Chad Lauver, Randy Mason, Catherine McCall, Jacob Metzger, Joshua Mont, Briana Rohrer, David Roskos, Lauren Schuman, Robert Soltis, Nicole Wampler, Emily Weaver and Robert Zerbe.

For more information about Study Abroad opportunities,visit (or send e-mailto) the International Programs Office in ACC, Room 7B.

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