alternative spring break

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Savannah Smith, a sophomore psychology major at Penn State New Kensington, photographed this image of her friend Paulina, left, doing service work in Puerto Rico during spring break. The two were part of a group working with Caras una Casua, helping to erect signs, plant mangrove trees and clearing brush from fields.

New Kensington community service arm reaches mangroves of Puerto Rico

After spending Martin Luther King Jr. Day 60 miles from campus volunteering at nonprofit organizations in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Penn State New Kensington students are extending their sphere of influence and spending spring break week 1,700 miles from campus performing community service projects in San Juan, Puerto Rico.