Monmouth College in Rome
March, 2009

Twenty students, accompanied by three faculty members, participated in a short academic trip to Rome over spring break in March, 2009. During this trip they visited the following sites: Vatican Museum; National Museum; Capitoline Museum; Bourghese Gallery; the Colosseum; the Roman Forum; Trajanís Column; the Pantheon; the Altar of Peace of Augustus; the Excavations under St. Peterís; and St. Peterís Basilica. They also participated in a papal audience in St. Peterís Square.Half the group took a day trip to Florence, while the rest visited Ostica Antica, the ancient port of Rome.
Here is the group in front of the statue of Augustus Prima Porta in the Vatican Museum. Click on the image for a larger view.