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Professor Serves as Beacon of Hope to Houston’s Street Community
Paul Mandell, Assistant Professor of Spanish in the Department of Arts & Humanities, was featured in a story about the volunteer work he does at The Beacon, a day center in Downtown Houston that serves the needs of the downtown street community. Mandell is a co-founder of The Beacon Day Center, a facility that serves Houston’s underserved and homeless populations.

2014 Costa Rica Trip PosterSummer 2015 Trip to Costa Rica
Arts & Humanities Spanish Program

The heart of our program will take place in the beautiful colonial city of Heredia, the "City of Flowers". Hererdia is located in the cool highlands of Costa Rica in an area surrounded by coffee plantations and small farms. You will live with a Costa Rican family for 4 weeks and study at Latin University with Costa Rican faculty.

Our excursions include hiking in the impressive Poás Volcano National Park, enjoying the tropical wildlife and beaches at the Manuel Antonio National Park, and white-water rafting and zip-lining through the rain-forest.

Come and immerse yourself in the language, the customs and the beauty
of Costa Rica. Vist the trip website for more information.

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