Where in the world is EIM?
In 2010, we asked students to begin taking their yellow EIM water bottles with them on their travels and take pictures as a fun way of seeing and documenting "Where in the world is EIM?" A new tradition has emerged...See more 2016 photos on Facebook.
EIM at the Asilomar. Drs. Goldenberg, Greenwood and Schwab showing off their Cal Poly RPTA pride at the Academy of Leisure Sciences Conference in February
Baby Mac takes a water break while hiking on Cerro Cabrillo!
A holiday surprise! Alexa Szabo was surprised to receive a RPTA waterbottle in her stocking from her mom and sister. Alexa entered Cal Poly in Fall of 2014 and is very excited about the RPTA program!
In 2010, we asked students to begin taking their yellow RPTA water bottles with them on their travels and take pictures as a fun way of seeing and documenting "Where in the world is RPTA?" A new tradition has emerged...
Above: A Thai invitation! Rachelle Platis (RPTA '14) poses at the entrance to the Grand Palace in Thailand while participating in Study Abroad.
Above: A castle on high! Greg Belgum (RPTA '14) took this picture in Neuschwanstein, Germany.
Above: Our future is bright! This amazing photo was taken by Greg Belgum (RPTA '14) on a hike in Reservoir Canyon in San Luis Obispo.
Above: An RPTA oasis! Nikki Harth (RPTA '12) has some fun with the water bottle on salt flats in Bolivia.
Above: Island falls! Brent Mosbacher (RPTA '09) took this picture while vacationing in Puerto Rico.
Below: On Fire! Laura Jacobson (RPTA '13) poses with the water bottle while working on her internship with the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer
Below: Trail huggers! RPTA 112 students join Dr. Goldenberg and local rangers to do trail work in the Irish Hills area in San Luis Obispo
Above: What a peak view! Laguna de Los Tres, at the base of Mt Fitz Roy in Argentinian Patagonia (Photo courtesy of Nikki Harth, RPTA '12)
Below: Looking left! Water bottle in Punta De Lobos, Chile, a popular surfing destination that boasts one of the world's longest "lefts" (Photo courtesy of Nikki Harth, RPTA '12)
Above and below: Picture perfect! RPTA water bottle overlooks the beach at Torrey Pines State Reserve (Photos courtesy of Christian Schuh, RPTA '16).
Above: Banks of greatness! Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore on Lake Superior (photo courtesy of Dani Correll, RPTA '11)
Above: Pass me a Cubbie! Amanda Ellingsen (RPTA, '11) poses with the water bottle at Wrigley Field in Chicago.
Above: Go green! RPTA water bottle held high at the "Get Lucky" St. Patrick's Day race in Minneapolis, MN (photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Mullinax, RPTA '12)
Above: Fountains abound! Julie Poincenot (RPTA '14) took this picture while studying abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France. The water bottle is in front of La Rotonde, the most central (and very famous) roundabout in this town, centered by "la fontaine de la Rotonde." It is the town with the most fountains in the world.
Above and below: Loving the bay! Naturally, many RPTA students grow up in the Bay Area, and traveling home to enjoy all that the greater Bay Area has to offer is a popular weekend getaway. These pictures were taken by Jess Satterwhite (RPTA '13) with the Bay Area Peninsula (below) and the bay/San Francisco skyline as the respective back drops.
Below: Water like no other! This picture was taken in Fiji by Claire Wilson (RPTA '13) on the annual Adventure Travel & Tourism trip (Spring Break 2011)
Above: One of our many slices of paradise! Anna Dickson (RPTA '10) took this picture among the dunes in Montana de Oro State Park here in SLO county.
Below: Among giants! Kelsey O'Lea (RPTA '11) took this picture during Spring Break 2011. Picture is of "Giants Foot" in Gigante, Nicaragua
Above: A symbol of freedom! Dr. Hendricks took this picture at Ellis Island, New York
Above and below: "Over the hills and through the woods..." Two different sets of RPTA 325 students on winter trips with Dr. Marni Goldenberg. Above: Camping in Yosemite; Below: Backpacking in San Rafael Wilderness near New Cuyama, CA
Above: Our name in lights! Julie Poincenot (RPTA '14) holds the RPTA water bottle in the Shibuya area of downtown Tokyo, Japan.
Below: A reverent pose! Poincenot poses in front of a statute of Buddha in Tokyo, Japan
Above: Balancing act! Chelsea Modlin (RPTA '11) shows off her extraordinary balance in holding the RPTA water bottle while wakesurfing on Lake Nacimiento here in California.
Above: Into the wild! Katie McGuire (RPTA '14) spreading the word about RPTA to the animal kingdom, as she plays with a lion cub in South Africa.
Above: The Holy Land! RPTA student Kaya Rader (RPTA '14) poses at a spot overlooking old Jerusalem in Israel.
Above: In the shadow of giants! Rader with Mt. Shasta in background (off Highway 5 in northern California)
Above: As the sun rises...
Below: As the sun sets...
RPTA water bottle in the Gulfo Dulce in the southern part of Costa Rica. Thanks to RPTA Masters graduate Jason Cummings (RPTA '10) for the excellent pictures!
Below: The first is always the best! "Sitting on the dock of the bay..." in beautiful Belize. This picture was taken on the RPTA 412 Adventure Travel & Tourism annual trip in 2010 and was the original photograph that sparked this campaign. RPTA alumni Jess Schoen (RPTA '10) and Lindsay Campbell (RPTA '10) are credited with being the pioneers! Thanks Jess & Lindsay!