Cara Pizzorusso

Cara is the Marketing Assistant at CAPA, as well as an alum of the CAPA Sydney Global Cities program.

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Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month

May 27, 2021 11:52:47 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

This May, we're celebrating Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month and highlighting stories from CAPA's Diversity Advocates Scholars who have explored their AAPI identities while studying abroad. Read more to hear their stories.

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Posted in: London, England, Sydney, Australia, Shanghai, China, Diversity Abroad

What It’s Like to Study Abroad in Florence this Spring

Mar 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

With the spring semester in full swing, our students in Florence are enjoying getting the hang of how life is abroad. Read their firsthand accounts from Florence including what surprised them initially about their host country and what they've liked about their experience thus far.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Top Safety Award

Feb 25, 2021 10:50:45 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Each year, GoOverseas hosts the Community Choice Awards for Study Abroad Providers. We are pleased to announce that CAPA has received the Top Safety Award for Study Abroad & Internships Abroad in 2020.

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Posted in: International Education

The ROI of Study Abroad

Feb 4, 2021 9:48:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

The sticker price of studying abroad can be overwhelming, but is it worth the expense? Spoiler alert: YES! In this blog, we reached out to Daniel Cunningham, our Resident Director in Sydney, as well as some of our former bloggers, vloggers, and ambassadors to find out more about what students gain from their CAPA study abroad experience. In other words, what is the return on investment of studying abroad?

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Posted in: Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for spring 2021!

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon the end of their semesters, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City

Jan 28, 2021 10:01:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

In this blog post, gain an inside look at CAPA’s unique course—“Analyzing and Exploring the Global City”—and find out what students can expect when taking the course in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, and Sydney.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

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


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