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Opportunities CAPA Provides for Cultural Immersion on Their Florence Program

Sep 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Sara, a CAPA Florence alumna, shares some of the best ways you can make the most of your experience abroad in Italy. There are several options for you to meet and mix with locals, practice speaking Italian, and get well-versed with a new culture, so come check these opportunities out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

On Skills and Relationships Gained Through My Remote CAPA Program

Sep 10, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah completed her internship and classes (based in Florence and London) remotely this past semester. She notes what she achieved as an intern at a new Italian handcrafted luxury brand, including a meaningful partnership with NAACP for a Black Lives Matter campaign. Sarah also talks about how this experience challenged her to translate her global marketing coursework into tangible actions cross-culturally, as well as her deepened interest in her minor in Italian. Want to know what particularly shocked her about this first-time experience? Read on!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Florence

Sep 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Italy’s food, culture, history, art, and beautiful landscapes have long drawn students from across the globe to study abroad, and it comes as no surprise that GoOverseas has named the country one of the most popular study abroad destinations for Americans again in 2020. We have no doubt that CAPA Florence alumni would likely agree.

So, why study abroad in Florence? Let’s dive in…

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

What I Learned About Globalization Through My CAPA Courses

Aug 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

In her final vlog, Sarah Harmon discusses her CAPA courses: Cross Cultural Psychology and Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: London. Watch to hear more details of these courses and what Sarah learned!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Online Study Abroad

4 Ways You Can Engage With Other Cultures Remotely

Jul 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah Harmon, a Global Management and Political Science major from the University of Pittsburgh, shares her 5 recommendations for how you can engage with other cultures while your in-person travel and study abroad plans have been put on pause. Watch more to learn how you can keep your world open from the comfort of your own home!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture, Online Study Abroad

Meet Sarah Harmon: Official CAPA Vlogger Remote Summer 2020

Jul 16, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Meet Sarah Harmon, an official CAPA blogger for our remote London and Florence programs for Summer 2020:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Majors: Global Management, Political Science, French
Location of CAPA Courses: Florence, London
Location of Internship Site: Florence
Internship or volunteer placement: Batog

What are you most excited for this summer term?
I’m looking forward to meeting new people from all over the world and engaging with numerous cultures all from my home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’m especially excited to learn about the cities in my courses, Florence and London.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Remote Internships

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Florence

Jun 15, 2020 9:37:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

If you're thinking about studying abroad sometime in the future but you're not quite sure where, check out this blog post to learn more about why Florence would be a great choice! 

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study 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

How to Stay in Touch with Italian Culture Post-Study Abroad

May 5, 2020 9:11:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Don't miss Sara's last blog of the semester, where she shares some great tips on how to keep in touch with the culture of your study abroad location after you return home! 

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

Places You Can Go in Italy With Florence as Your Home Base

Apr 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

When studying abroad in Florence, it's relatively easy and inexpensive to travel to other cities in Italy by train or bus. In this blog, Sara reflects on the day trips and weekend trips she took while studying in Florence, and shares tips for traveling within Italy and around Europe.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

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