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FUA Students Train with Semi-Pro Soccer Team

FUA Students Train with Semi-Pro Soccer Team

FUA The Italian Soccer Experience course collaborated with the Audace Legnaia semi-pro soccer team during the Fall 2014 Semester.

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Customize Your Quarter Abroad

Customize Your Quarter Abroad

FUA Quarter Programs allow for diverse categories of learners to undertake for-credit studies through a flexible system regardless of the time of the year.

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Marketing Collaboration with Tuscan Region

Marketing Collaboration with Tuscan Region

FUA Marketing Mix course collaborates with Vetrina Toscana, the non-profit organization of the Tuscan Region.

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Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy

Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy

WACS recognizes Apicius as the first Italian school of hospitality for culinary excellence.

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Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina

Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina

Sport Marketing class visits the Fiorentina professional soccer team to learn about team marketing and retail operations.

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Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF

Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF

This special occasion will feature a special evening for Apicius alumni in the lineup of TuttoToscana NYC events in October 2014.

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  • FUA Students Train with Semi-Pro Soccer Team
  • Customize Your Quarter Abroad
  • Marketing Collaboration with Tuscan Region
  • Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy
  • Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina
  • Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION/PERSPECTIVES SUMMER 2015 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: ISISCI200/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy 
    Credit load: 1 credit (45 lecture and field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.

    3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION: ISISCI202/LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3-credit academic course in Florence (45 lecture hours) 
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.

    4-WEEK FIELD LEARNING AND FLORENCE OPTIONS

    ISISCI207/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 4 credits (45 lecture hours - 45 field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence.
    or
    LSSOCI206/ISISCI206 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 6 credits (45 lecture hours - 90 hours field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence and one weekend trip to Venice.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.

     

    CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: AWARENESS, EXPOSURE, AND ENGAGEMENT

     

    6-WEEK PROGRAM: LS SO CP 310 Cultural Perspectives: Awareness, Exposure, and Engagement
    Credit load: 6 semester credits (45 lecture hours 90 hours of field learning & field work)
    This program fosters learning by action and participation, and builds awareness from the perspective of active engagement beyond mere observation. The focus is on contemporary Italian society and culture – politics, economy, social environment, traditions – and includes communication skills in Italian.
    Learning locations: 10 visits in Florence + cultural/fieldwork activities, a weekend trip to Rome, a weekend trip to Verona and the Lakes.
    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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    SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM 2015 •

    FUA Florence University of the Arts is offering a unique 4-week 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. Students may select from an exciting range of courses held over 4 weeks at FUA's academic campuses. Courses are designed to prepare students for college entrance and the transfer of credits.


    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    Live-in Resident Assistant for counseling and assistance 

    Field Trips

    Afternoon Extracurricular Activities such as sports and discovering Florence

    Culinary Exploration of Florence

     

    2015 Course Offering

    Food, Culture and Society
    Fashion Design
    Introduction to Digital Photography
    Florence Sketchbook
    Italian Language
    Introduction to Art History - From the Romanesque to Mannerism.
    The Italian Soccer Experience

     

    Credit Load

    2 courses, 6 credits

     

    2015 Dates

    Sunday June 28 - Students arrive (after 4PM)
    Monday June 29 - Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday June 30 - Classes start
    Friday July 24 - Classes end
    Saturday July 25 - Housing check-out (by 10AM)

     

    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 admissions@fua.it.

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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.
     

    2015 Dates

    Sunday June 7 - Students arrive (after 4:00PM)
    Monday June 8 - Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday June 9 - Classes start
    Friday - August 7  - Classes end
    Saturday August 8 - Housing check out (by 10AM)
     
    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

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    DESIGN YOUR QUARTER IN FLORENCE 

    BENEFITS

    The Quarter Program is based on three consecutive 3-week academic sessions and offers the following advantages:

    • Can be started at any time of the year.

    • Flexible format offers compatibility to both study abroad students and independent learners seeking
       non-traditional periods of the year.

    • Full semester course loads can be fulfilled in shorter timeframes.

    • Learners may add additional sessions or opt for shorter periods, such as professionals with time off and wish to
       take a single 3-week session for professional or personal enrichment.

     

    Program Start

    The Quarter Program can start with any Fall/Spring Short Program (including January) and Summer Sessions from the FUA Academic Calendar. Please note that there may be intersession weeks in between sessions, in such cases housing weeks can be added to cover the entire period of stay.

     

    Course Load
    1 or 2 courses per 3-week session
    4 quarter credits / 3 semester credits per course

     

    Course Offering

    A rich selection of FUA courses can be consulted on the Academic Schedule for all upcoming sessions:
    • Fall: September Intersession, A, B, C
    • January Intersession
    • Spring: A, B, C, D
    • Summer: I, II, III, IV
    Please note that a Quarter Program can start in one season and conclude in another.

     
    For information on the application process, please contact admissions@fua.it.


     

     

 
 
 

CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:

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The third issue of Fall 2014 announces Nicoletta Salomon's permanent exhibition at FUA and a new “Monsters in Florence” section by Travel Writing students.

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The second issue of Fall 2014 has been released and features the November academic conference, Florence's Oltrarno neighborhood, and how to rethink art and tourism.

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Recently concluded Genius Loci conference wraps up for 2014 and anticipates 2015's edition.

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ALUMNI SUCCESS STORY

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DIVA alum Victoria Haleba is working as an independent photographer in Canada. This exclusive video shares a technique she perfected in the FUA darkroom. Watch it at our Alumni site.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

25.12.2014
Natale

26.12.2014
Santo Stefano

31.12.2014
San Silvestro

01.01.2015
Capodanno

05.01.2015 20:45 - 22:15
Connecting Cultures

06.01.2015
Epifania

07.01.2015 18:00 - 22:00
AperiGanzo

08.01.2015 20:30 - 22:30
La Cucina Invernale

12.01.2015 20:45 - 22:15
Connecting Cultures

13.01.2015 20:45 - 22:30
Sports Night

14.01.2015 18:00 - 22:00
AperiGanzo

15.01.2015 18:30 - 20:30
Taste Italy

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