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Several Keystone College students visited the city of Chicago recently as part of their Introduction to Public Health class. The students, accompanied by Keystone faculty members, toured cultural and public health venues through a program offered by the Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture. The students learned about life in the nation’s third largest city, paying particular attention to public health issues.

As part of the visit, the Keystone delegation met with Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH coalition, one of the nation’s best-known civil rights organizations.  Members of the Keystone delegation participating in the visit included:

Front row, from left, Rachel Ogden, Taylor; Michaela Tiffany, Newark, N.J.; Samantha Donahue, Taylor; Rev. Jackson; Amanda Perry, Archbald; Elaina Greer, Honesdale; Ashley Baumann, Chicago Center for Urban Life and Culture; Dr. Joann Roberts, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition.

Second row, same order: Assistant Professor Vicki Stanavitch; Kaleen Pastrana, Kunkletown; Caitlin Joyce, Nicholson; Aileen Yaeger, Medford, N.Y.; Keyla Casildo, Bronx, N.Y.; Carl Long, Pinebush, N.Y.; Frank  Heter, Andover, N.J.; Jessica Wittig, Rebuck, Pa.; Brigid Loughney, Clarks Green; Kayleigh Delfino, laboratory assistant and adjunct instructor; and Professor Dr. Joseph Falcone.