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Building Community at Elements Photo Exhibition

Building Community at Elements Photo Exhibition

Elements: Stories of Matter is a photography exhibition featuring works from FUA students from the Landscape and Architectural Photography course. This event allows people from all communities to get a taste of what FUA has to offer.

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FUA featured in

FUA featured in "America Oggi" Newspaper

Florence University of the Arts was featured in “America Oggi,” the only Italian newspaper written and published in the United States. 

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New Fall 18 Event Operations Course

New Fall 18 Event Operations Course

Fall 2018 features a new Event Operations and Project Management course offered by the Apicius hospitality division. 

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New Certificate Career Programs

New Certificate Career Programs

FUA is pleased to announce that Certificate Career programs will be offered according to a new and updated structure.

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Basilica San Miniato al Monte celebrates 1000 years

Basilica San Miniato al Monte celebrates 1000 years

The celebrations have begun at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

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The Marketing Mix at Calistro

The Marketing Mix at Calistro

The FUA course The Marketing Mix: Product, Price, Place and Promotion at Calistro.   

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  • Building Community at Elements Photo Exhibition
  • FUA featured in
  • New Fall 18 Event Operations Course
  • New Certificate Career Programs
  • Basilica San Miniato al Monte celebrates 1000 years
  • The Marketing Mix at Calistro

 

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What is Wellness to you?

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The state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. What is wellness to you is a video that gives different points of view about the meaning of this word. Some think that wellness is a state of mind...

 

 

Apicius for Vitamix: Zucca Soup Recipe
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Advanced Culinary students Illeana Collado and Stephanie Cremin demonstrate how to make Zucca Soup with a Vitamix...

 

 

FLY Fashion and The City
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FLY Fashion and The City presented the project Florence Factory, a hub of local artisans run by Lorenzo Bertini...

 

 

  • A Home Away from Home

    A Home Away from Home By Barbara Carranza Photo by author  I knew when I applied to the Special Project Experiential Learning (SPEL) Journalism course that Florence  was one of the most beautiful cities in[…]

  • Making Risotto

    Making Risotto By Teddy Duffy Photo by author  A couple of weeks ago, I found myself extremely hungry in my Introduction to Italian Food Traditions class. Luckily, I found out we were[…]

  • Bookshops in Florence

    By Lillian George FUA student Lillian George tells us everything we need to know about bookshops in Florence.   Florence is filled with several historical landmarks, and many people travel from[…]

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    NEW SUMMER 2018 FIELD LEARNING PROGRAMS

     

    The Summer 2018 academic season at FUA features two new field learning program alternatives to Cultural Introduction to Italy based on the topics of farm to table and the Italian family.

     

    THE ITALIAN FOOD INDUSTRY: FROM FARM TO TABLE


    When: This 1-week field learning course can be taken in Session D prior to Summer Session II. The field learning coursework and activities take. place at a local Italian farm. The course is also offered as a 3-week Florence-only course or a 4-week course (Session VI) that combines the week of field learning and the Florence session.

    Areas of study: Course content is compatible with several areas of study such as hospitality, food and culture, health, nutrition, enviromental studies, and sustainable development.

     

    For details and upcoming dates please visit the program page.

     

    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO THE ITALIAN FAMILY


    When: This 1-week field learning course can be taken in Session E prior to Summer Session III. The course is also offered as a 3-week Florence-only course or a 4-week course (Session VII) that combines the week of field learning and the Florence session. A Service Learning course option is also available during the Florence-only course session.

    Areas of study: Course content is compatible with several areas of study such as food, family, and consumer sciences; Italian cultural studies; sociology; community service; and experiential learning.

     

    For details and upcoming dates please visit the program page.

     

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION SUMMER PROGRAMS •

    Learn and experience through active engagement and immersion in Italian culture and society. The Summer Cultural Introduction and Cultural Perspectives programs feature lectures, active participation, and on-site/field learning.

     

    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO ITALY

     

    1-WEEK FIELD LEARNING OPTION - LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3 credits
    Learning locations: One week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Tuscan coast, and Cinque Terre in the fall; Rome, Oriveto, and Perugia in the spring.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.

    Please note: Students may continue with the below Florence-only Cultural Introduction to Italy course for a total of 6 credits.

    3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION - LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3 credits (45 lecture hours)
    Learning location: Florence
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.

     

    4-WEEK, 6-CREDIT OPTION - LSSOCI207 Cultural Introduction to Italy

    Credit load: 6 credits
    Learning location: 1-week field learning locations (see above), Florence
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.

     

    Further details, dates, and program brochure are available for download at the program page.

     

    For further information and course details:

    All course schedules mentioned above can be consulted online.

    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

     

     

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    TUTTOTOSCANA FLORENCE-NYC JAMES BEARD PROGRAM 

    The FUA TuttoToscana Study Away program is a flexible model for international study opportunities in Florence and NYC in the fall season. Students may select Florence Session II 3-week courses that feature a course project geared towards the preparation of FUA TuttoToscana events and activities in NYC scheduled during the Intersession Week III. After the 3-week session, students may continue with a fourth study away week in NYC featuring events at the James Beard Foundation. Coursework in both Florence and NYC features 3 different areas of involvement and allows students to take on the challenge of bridging two cosmopolitan cities through hospitality, the visual arts, and food management with the objective of bringing Tuscan culture to NYC.

     

    2018 Dates:
    Sunday Sept 30 Students arrive in Florence
    Monday Oct 1 Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday Oct 2 Florence classes start
    Thursday Oct 18 Florence classes end
    Friday Oct 19 Florence housing check-out (by 10AM)
    Saturday Oct 20 - Saturday Oct 27 Study away program in NYC
    Friday Nov 2 Final papers due
    November 7-8-9 Online oral presentations of papers

    Program Areas and Course Loads
    Area 1: Event Planning & Communications (3*-6-9 credits)
    Area 2: Art Direction: Visual Arts, Digital Media, and Art History (3*-6-9 credits)
    Area 3: Food Management and Production for Special Events (3*-6-9 credits)
    *3-credit options are held directly in NYC as a 1-week session.

    Further details can be found in the program brochure. For academic details online, please consult the program page.

     

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    PRE-COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM

    FUA is offering a unique 3 or 4-week summer opportunity for high school students to participate in its cultural and academic offering. Students may select from an exciting range of courses and participate in field trips and supervised afternoon activities such as sports and discovering the city of Florence. Selected courses prepare students for college entrance and the transfer of credits.

     
    Program Benefits

    A full field learning week of Cultural Introduction to Italy

    Live-in Resident Assistant for counseling and assistance

    Field Learning excursions

    Meal plan (partial)

    Daily extracurricular activities such as sports, discovering Florence, and culinary explorations.

    Program Options

    3-week program: coursework and activities in Florence
    4-week program:
    begins with a field learning week of Cultural Introduction to Italy and continues with three weeks of classes in Florence.

    Credit Load

    3-week program: two courses (6 credits)
    4-week program: 3-credit Cultural Introduction to Italy field learning week + two 3-credit courses in Florence (9 credits)

     
    Sample Course Offering

    Food, Culture, and Society in Italy

    Cultural Introduction to the Italian Family
    Health and Fitness in the Mediterranean

    Food, Health, and Wellness in Italy
    Florence Sketchbook

    Fashion Design Studio I

    Ceramics (Beginner)

    Cultural Introduction to Italy

    Florentine Art Walks

    Travel Writing

    Introduction to Creative Accessory Design
    Introduction to Fashion Photography

    Italian Language

    Dante Aligheri's Florence: Readings and Cultural Walks


    Please note: The program will be confirmed 2 months prior to the program start date. Program participants are held responsible for all travel arrangements, we highly recommend that participants await program confirmation prior to booking travel.  

     

    Program dates, details, and downloadable brochure are available at the program page.

 
 
 

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CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:

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The second Fall 2018 issue of Blending Newsletter

 

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The Fall 2018 issue of Blending Newsletter

 

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ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

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Alum Michelle Marcella Cardoso Vieira Gomes studied hospitality at FUA in 2015. She is currently the social media and marketing coordinator of Aquaflor, a high quality artisanal perfume company in Florence.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

19.11.2018 20:45 - 22:45
CITY WALK - SECRETS OF FLORENCE

20.11.2018 20:45 - 22:45
Sports Night

21.11.2018 18:00 - 22:00
Aperiganzo

22.11.2018 20:30 - 22:30
Themed Dinner Event - Ganzo Thanksgiving

26.11.2018 20:45 - 22:45
CITY WALK – FLORENCE TRANSFORMED

27.11.2018 20:45 - 22:45
Sports Night

28.11.2018 18:00 - 22:00
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