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Guitar Workshop Summer Playlist

Guitar Workshop Summer Playlist

The Guitar Workshop Spring 2016 studio session involved performance, production, and photography.

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FUA Joins UNIMED

FUA Joins UNIMED

FUA recently became an official member of the UNIMED association of Mediterranean universities.

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Graduate-Level Int'l Ed Course from Fall 16

Graduate-Level Int'l Ed Course from Fall 16

FUA is offering a graduate-level course on effective teaching strategies for int'l education starting from Fall 2016.

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Faculty Development at FUA

Faculty Development at FUA

FUA hosted its first faculty development program in Spring 2016 featuring visiting international professors.

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Lamborghini HR Partner Visits FUA

Lamborghini HR Partner Visits FUA

FUA business students hosted Lamborghini HR Partner Chiara Conti for a special guest lecture this spring semester.

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Florence through Dante’s Eyes

Florence through Dante’s Eyes

FUA's literature classes allow students to step through the page and explore Florence through the writers’ eyes.

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  • Guitar Workshop Summer Playlist
  • FUA Joins UNIMED
  • Graduate-Level Int'l Ed Course from Fall 16
  • Faculty Development at FUA
  • Lamborghini HR Partner Visits FUA
  • Florence through Dante’s Eyes

 

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Marco Tutino shares how a term abroad not only opens one's eyes to becoming a global citizen through education but also cultivates personal growth...

Florence in the Eyes of Videomakers
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Florence like you've never seen it before. Produced by creative videomaking studients Neal Johnson and Dacia Carter (Fall 2014) supervised by Prof. Juri Ciani...

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Apicius Career and TuttoToscana alum Courtney Hamlin completed her studies in Baking and Pastry at Apicius and recently opened her own business...

 

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION/PERSPECTIVES 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.

     

    Field learning details may be consulted in the program brochure.

     

    CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: AWARENESS, EXPOSURE, AND ENGAGEMENT


    6-WEEK PROGRAM - LSSOCP310 Cultural Perspectives: Awareness, Exposure, and Engagement
    Credit load: 6 semester credits (45 lecture hours 90 hours of field learning & field work)
    Learning locations: The Cultural Perspective course includes 10 visits in Florence, regular involvement in activities related to cultural immersion and fieldwork, and a weekend trip to Rome and one weekend trip to Verona and the Lakes as an integral component of the academic coursework. The course focuses on cognitive development, cultural awareness, and intercultural and interpersonal communication by integrating and placing the student in direct contact with local culture.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer A and B course schedules.

     

    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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    HORTICULTURE SEMESTER IN FLORENCE

    This FUA program is offered in partnership with Farmingdale State College and features a full semester of horticulture academics and an internship in Florence, Italy. The program features four courses that focus on Italian horticulture and a for-credit internship. Coursework includes sustainable green environments in Italy, the history of Italian gardens, design practices in nature, and the culture of grapes and wine production.


    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance garden and the home to contemporary community garden projects.
    Exposure to diverse landscapes such as aesthetically functional gardens and production-focused vineyards.
    Engaging field learning experiences integrated to coursework.
    Opportunity to apply learned topics through the internship.

     

    Course Offering

    Grow Green and Learn Italian
    Gardens of Love: Green Paradises in Italy from the Renaissance to Our Age
    Design by Nature I
    Table and Wine Grapes of Italy: An Educational Wine Tour I (Fall) or Viticulture and Enology: An Educational Wine Tour II (Spring)
    Internship

     

    Credit Load

    15 credits

     

    Upcoming Dates and Program Brochure

    Visit our featured program page for upcoming semester dates and the program brochure including course details and descriptions.

     

    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.

     

    For information on the application process, please contact Florencehorticulture@farmingdale.edu.

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    ITALIAN CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE SUMMER FIELD LEARNING PROGRAM

    The LSSOCC285 Italian Civilization and Culture: Society and Lifestyle 3-week field learning course engages students in Italian civilization and culture through direct experience. Each week of the program features coursework on-site by beginning in Northern Italy, transitioning to Southern Italy during the second week, and concluding in Central Italy for the third and final week. This sociology course offers compatibility for students from diverse major backgrounds and is cross-listed to field learning, Italian cultural studies, art history, anthropology, history, food and culture, and geography. On-site fieldwork and assessment are conducted on a daily basis.

     

    Program Benefits:

    Field learning aimed at an educational exploration of Northern, Southern, and Central Italy.

    On-site lectures and visits address both the major and minor aspects of Italian culture and civilization.

    Multiple course cross-lists for students from diverse majors.

    Can be taken alone or as a precursor to subsequent FUA summer sessions in Florence.

    Credit Load:

    6 credits

     

    Learning Locations:

    Week 1 - Northern Italy

    Week 2 - Southern Italy

    Week 3 - Central Italy


    Further information, program details, and the field learning itinerary are available in the program brochure.

     

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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

    Straw Hats and Bags: A Florentine Dynasty
    Ceramics (Beginner)
    Florence Sketchbook
    Health and Fitness in the Mediterranean
    Food, Culture, and Society in Italy
    Grow Green and Learn Italian
    Street Photography
    Introduction to Social Media
    Introduction to Art History

     

    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.  

     

    Download the detailed brochure for program dates and further information on courses and activities. For information on the application process, please contact admissions@fua.it.

 
 
 

Earthquake Update:

 

Florence and the region of Tuscany have not been affected by the recent earthquake. Our thoughts and prayers go to the towns and the people of Abruzzo, Umbria, and Le Marche.

 

CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:

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Blending Newsletter Summer 2016 Iss. 2:  CMU’s recent recital in Florence, pasta making in Bologna, unusual Venice, and a photoessay on Sienese towns.

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Call for papers announced for the FUA / SUNY Strony Brook Fall 2016 conference.

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Enrollment open for new graduate-level course on international education starting from Fall 2016.

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ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

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Spring 2011 alum Eddie Meyers graduated from the Wine Studies program. He is currently working for Brookhaven Wines in Atlanta, GA, and recently stopped by FUA to chat about his current career.

 

FUA/APICIUS ON THE ROAD

Find out if our paths will cross in a city near you. Check out the FUA/Apicius travel calendar for conferences, events, and lectures around the world.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

07.09.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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14.09.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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21.09.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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28.09.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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05.10.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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12.10.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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19.10.2016 18:00 - 22:00
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