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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

Answering Your Questions: Do I Need to Speak Italian To Study in Florence?

Sep 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM / by Azalea Brown

Wondering if you need to know a country's native language before studying abroad there?  Check out this video from CAPA Florence Alum Azalea where she shares her take on what it was like to study and teach English abroad in Florence with a basic knowledge of Italian.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

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

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