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

A Day's Worth of Florentine Food Culture

Apr 22, 2020 9:06:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Dreaming of authentic Italian food? In Sara's latest blog post, she takes us on a tour of her favorite restaurants, cafes, and gelaterias in Florence and chats about the culture around food in the city. We recommend not reading this blog on an empty stomach.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Food Abroad

What It’s Like to Study with CAPA’s Global Business Institute

Apr 14, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

In this week's blog post from Sara, she chats about CAPA's Global Business Institute in Florence, her courses, and the outside-the-classroom components of this unique program. Check out Sara's post to learn more about what to expect from the program.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

Remote Learning with CAPA & Some Takeaways From My Time in Florence

Apr 2, 2020 2:28:00 PM / by Sara Shriber

It can be difficult to stay positive during such uncertain times, but Sara is taking time to reflect on her experience in Florence and to focus on what she’s grateful for. Find out Sara’s takeaways from her time abroad and see what her remote learning experience is like.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

8 Tips to Make Your Remote Learning Abroad Experience a Positive One

Mar 30, 2020 9:07:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Even though our spring 2020 students have all returned home, their global education experience is not over. We've rounded up a list of tips to help students have an engaging global learning experience at home, including ways to travel virtually.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain


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