Members of the Penn State chapter of the Bridges to Prosperity organization will travel in May to their first building project in Membrillo, Panama , where they will build a cable-stayed pedestrian footbridge alongside the community in order to improve the lives of natives of the area. Penn State Engineers in Action sends student-led teams around the world to construct footbridges for communities that lack year-round access to essential resources. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=maZp_cABmeg[/embed]. Here you will find updates about our club as we prepare for our inaugural trip this summer to Caimital, Panama to construct our first bridge. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Hello readers! Change ). Overview: The Penn State Chapter of Bridges to Prosperity was founded in the spring of 2013 and approved shortly thereafter for a Program Project in the summer of 2014. We are Penn State Bridges to Prosperity and we would like to welcome you to the new PSU B2P blog site. ( Log Out /  The Penn State chapter of Bridges to Prosperity was founded in spring 2013 and has been approved by Bridges to Prosperity to construct a bridge in Panama during the summer of 2014. Each year since 2014, students involved with the Penn State College of Engineering’s chapter of Engineers in Action, formerly known as Bridges to Prosperity, have designed and planned the construction of a pedestrian footbridge to be installed in an isolated community in a developing country during the summer months. Hello readers! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Penn State's Bridges to Prosperity Chapter! This is Penn State: Bridges to Prosperity, https://psu.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/This-is-Penn-State-Bridges-to-Prosperity-1.jpg, https://psu.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/theme_logo-1-1.png, This is Penn State: Flipping for the Drum Major. Start by … In this episode, past President Hannah Greider explains why Bridges to Prosperity was a life-changing experience for both the students and the villagers. Start by visiting our About page to learn more about Bridges to Prosperity and the Penn State Chapter. In this episode, past President Hannah Greider explains why Bridges to Prosperity was a life-changing experience for both the students and the villagers. This summer, students in Penn State's Bridges to Prosperity helped construct a footbridge in Panama, creating a lot of Nittany Lion fans in the process. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out /  Bridges to Prosperity envisions a world where poverty caused by rural isolation no longer exists. In this episode, past President Hannah Greider explains why Bridges to Prosperity was a life-changing experience for both the students and the villagers. This summer, students in Penn State’s Bridges to Prosperity helped construct a footbridge in Panama, creating a lot of Nittany Lion fans in the process. This summer, students in Penn State’s Bridges to Prosperity helped construct a footbridge in Panama, creating a lot of Nittany Lion fans in the process. PSU.ORG is for entertainment and informational purposes only and by using PSU.ORG you accept the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies outlined on PSU.ORG. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); PSU.ORG is not affiliated with or endorsed by any educational institutions. Our projects are focused on the communities that we serve. Rural isolation is a root cause of poverty, and we believe that connection is the foundation to opportunity. Here you will find updates about our club as we prepare for our inaugural trip this summer to Caimital, Panama to construct our first bridge. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out /  1 talking about this. We are Penn State Bridges to Prosperity and we would like to welcome you to the new PSU B2P blog site. Our chapter’s first bridge will be constructed in a community called Membrillo, located in Cocle, Panama.