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Cara Pizzorusso

Cara is the Marketing and Institutional Relations Assistant at CAPA, as well as an alum of a CAPA Sydney summer program.

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An Inside Look at CAPA's Virtual My Global City Events

Jan 14, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's virtual version of My Global City events is an effort to bridge the gap for remote interns and online students to take part in cultural activities and connect with locals in our Global City locations. Take a closer look at what this experience entails and what you can look forward to!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

The Upside of a Crisis: Collaborative Teaching and Learning

Nov 23, 2020 9:59:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Using CAPA's Globally Networked Learning technology, two professors—one in Sydney and the other in Philadelphia—are collaborating and co-teaching a remote course this semester called Economics of Disasters. Blending their individual disciplines in environmental history and economics, they analyze recent and current issues such as Australia's wildfires and COVID-19 with students from all majors.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Dreaming of Dublin? Find your 2021 Study Abroad Program

Nov 18, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Thinking of studying abroad in Ireland next year but not sure which program is right for you? Read more to learn about all of CAPA's program options in Dublin, and find out more about a special scholarship that incoming Maynooth University direct enroll students can apply for!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Spring 2021: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions - Part 2

Oct 28, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Following part 1 of your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about studying abroad in 2021 with CAPA, here is part 2 covering additional information on our updated program and policies, academics and online courses, as well as internships and other COVID-19 protocols abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

Spring 2021: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions - Part 1

Oct 22, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Our CAPA team has put together this list of your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) pertaining to study abroad in 2021. From COVID-19 precautions to health insurance, independent travel, and more, learn more about the plans we have in place for Spring 2021.

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Posted in: International Education

Global Connectivity in Remote Environments

Oct 21, 2020 9:43:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Over the past several years, CAPA has stayed a step ahead by using state-of-the-art technology to enhance in-country study abroad programs around the world. This approach, known as Globally Networked Learning, transforms the learning and collaborative experience for students and teachers across time zones and cultures. From absorbing lessons in a classroom setting to viewing live tours and participating in experiential activities set in various global cities, see how the remote global experience is embraced by both students and educators.

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Posted in: International Education

Staying Productive & Engaged While Working & Studying at Home

Oct 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Though it's been an unpredictable year with disruptions and upheavals, it's also presented an opportunity to embrace new ways of doing things. Remote studying and working from home can be a new territory for many. We've put together a list of resources from books to podcasts to videos on how to take a breather and focus through self-care and other practical tips before engaging back into work and school.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

10 Things Students Access Through the CAPA Remote Global Internship Course

Jul 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Through CAPA's remote Global Internship Course (GIC), students will build key skills to succeed in a remote and global workplace and consider social and cultural contexts in their career paths.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Remote Internships

5 Benefits of Taking CAPA's Global Internship Course

Jun 10, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's in-person and remote global internships are accompanied by the Global Internship Course (GIC). Learn more about what students can expect from the class and how it prepares them for life after graduation.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

CAPA Students Explore Beyond the Classroom with My Global City Events

Jun 4, 2020 9:09:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We strongly believe in the value of experiential learning and cultural immersion. Read more about how we encourage and guide CAPA students to learn from their study abroad city through My Global City events, available to students studying abroad in-country and online.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

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