San Juan, Puerto Rico Project Center

San Juan, Puerto Rico Project Center
Current Director(s): 
Program Term(s): 
B-Term during late fall
Project Opportunities: 

Location and Culture:

The Puerto Rico project center offers an opportunity to be immersed in a Caribbean culture that is a unique and harmonious blend of Spanish and North American influences found nowhere else in the world.  Located in San Juan, the project center offers the attractions of a large metropolitan area within easy reach of El Yunque National Park, white sand beaches, the historic El Morro Spanish fortress, Arecibo Observatory, and many other sites of interest.

Past Projects:

Past students at the San Juan, Puerto Rico project center have:

  • Evaluated the feasibility of establishing a composting facility in the Cantera Community
  • Identified sources of funding for a lifeguard program to reduce drowning rate at Puerto Rican beaches
  • Investigated ways to improve environmental efficiency and sustainability of a junior high school building