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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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FUA Wins Adriano Olivetti Award for Apicius Innovation

FUA Wins Adriano Olivetti Award for Apicius Innovation

FUA was nominated the first place winner of the Premio Adriano Olivetti in the area of research and innovation for the Apicius educational model.

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Migrant Project Transforms Lives

Migrant Project Transforms Lives

FUA builds a cultural bridge between international communities by researching cultural interaction and providing Italian classes to migrant populations.

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  • Graduate-Level Int'l Ed Course from Fall 16
  • Faculty Development at FUA
  • Lamborghini HR Partner Visits FUA
  • Florence through Dante’s Eyes
  • FUA Wins Adriano Olivetti Award for Apicius Innovation
  • Migrant Project Transforms Lives

 

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Studying & Growing Abroad
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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...

Video: Apicius Alum
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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...

 

  • What You Really Need to Know About Gelato

    What You Really Need to Know About Gelato By Leanora Karnath and Morgan O’Reilly Gelato can be found in virtually every street corner in Florence. As a Florentine delicacy, locals and visitors stroll the streets with a cone[…]

  • Schiacciata Throwdown!

    Schiacciata Throwdown! By Deborah Glasso, Leanora Karnath, Morgan O’Reilly Schiacciata is a typical flatbread of the Tuscany region used to prepare panini. In English, the word translates to “crushed” or “flattened.” If[…]

  • A Day at FUA (Semester)

    A Day at FUA (Semester) By Leanora Karnath and Morgan O’Reilly Sometimes, envisioning your life in a new country can be a bit difficult to imagine until after you’ve arrived. Whether you are getting ready[…]

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION/PERSPECTIVES SUMMER 2016 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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    9-WEEK GRADUATE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN HOSPITALITY 

    The Summer Graduate Experiential Learning in Hospitality program prepares students for supervisory and management positions in the world's largest and fastest growing industry. The Florence experience at Apicius is a unique opportunity that is open only to a limited number of students who already possess a professional and advanced educational training in the culinary field. Courses emphasize practical and management skills through a combination of theoretical classes, experiential learning, practical labs and field studies led by professors with extensive industry experience. The overall program is divided into 4 concentrations. All classes and labs will take place at Ganzo School Restaurant - the creative learning lab of Apicius.
     

    Admissions

    Students who have successfully completed the Apicius Master in Italian Cuisine or the 2-year Career Program in Culinary Arts or Hospitality are automatically accepted. Applicants from other institutions who have not completed the above requirements must have a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or must have been employed in a commercial or institutional kitchen for at least one year prior to the commencement of the program.

     

    Concentrations & Courses

    • Food & Beverage Service: Dining Room Service Management & Operations, Food and Wine Pairing & Wine Service
    • Food Preparation: Italian à la Carte Cuisine, Italian Style Restaurant Preparation Techniques
    • Culinary Management: Restaurant Management Traineeship, Successful Culinary Management
    • Special Event Management & Catering: The Italian Chef's Table, Special Event Planning and Catering Management

     

    Credit Load

    Each concentration offers two 6-credit courses for a total of 12 credits.
     

    2016 Dates

    Sunday June 5 - Students arrive (after 4:00PM)
    Monday June 6 - Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday June 7 - Classes start
    Thursday August 4  - Classes end
    Friday August 5 - Housing check out (by 10AM)
     
    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

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    ITALIAN CIVILIZATION AND CULTURE FIELD LEARNING SUMMER 2016

    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.

     

    Credit load:

    6 credits

     

    Learning locations:

    Week 1 - Northern Italy

    Week 2 - Southern Italy

    Week 3 - Central Italy


    Dates for 2016:

    Sunday May 15 - Students arrive (Milan) Orientation/Final Registration
    Monday May 16 - Classes start

    Sunday June 5 - Classes end (Florence)


    Further information on the field learning itinerary is available in the program brochure.


     

     

 
 
 

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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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Spring 2016 Iss. 2 has been released. Featured are our FUA’s first faculty development program, architectural storytelling, and green eating in Santa Croce.

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ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

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Spring 2013 alum Grant Isaacson was a participant in the Sustainable Chianti Project cohosted by Apicius and Capannelle winery. Find out about his current life in Italy as a professional in hospitality industry.

 

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:

03.05.2016 20:45 - 22:45
Sports Night

04.05.2016 15:00 - 16:00
Abs & Legs

04.05.2016 18:00 - 22:00
AperiArt

04.05.2016 19:00 - 20:00
Hip Hop

05.05.2016 18:30 - 19:30
Fit Ball

05.05.2016 20:30 - 22:30
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