I registered to Study Abroad for two programs this summer. Spanish in Spain, and good old humanities in Italy. Let’s just say I feel in love with both countries, but Italy has this mystical spell it casted over me and I can’t wait to go back. I spent a few days in Naples with my … Continue reading This Summer I Participated on Two SPC Study Abroad Programs!
The history, art, architecture, landscapes and culture of Italy are waiting for you. In July of 2017 SPC students will depart the U.S. to study abroad in Italy and earn college credit. This memorable 10-day program is just around the corner. Why study Humanities in a classroom when you can experience it in Italy? Complete process by … Continue reading Study Abroad in Italy – Summer 2017
Today was our last day of touring and what at day! It was packed tight with churches museums and one really awesome park. I am so thankful and excited that I got the opportunity to study abroad. Today we saw five different churches all over the city of Roma and each one was breathtaking but … Continue reading Italy: It has been truly a blessing to be here!
My head is still spinning with excitement. This was the best experience ever. I met some wonderful students to share these amazing moments with. The views in Rome were spectacular. Seeing the ancient ruins of the Forum and the Colosseum was monumental. The bus tour to Sienna and Florence was breathtaking. The people were friendly … Continue reading Exploring Italy
Golden rays of sunlight shone over the lush foliage of the Tuscan countryside. The strong aroma of coffee and fresh, mountain air moved throughout the crowded streets, floating on chilly breezes. Sporadic showers fell on the centuries-old, stone staircases and Renaissance-styled buildings, wrapping them in a polished glow. Every element reflected the beautiful Italian culture … Continue reading Italy: This trip changed my life and opened my eyes to the limitless beauty that surrounds us all
Having never traveled outside the United States, and seldom within the country itself, I’ve found this study abroad experience to be all and more than I expected. Without the experience of being abroad, I was first unsure of what I might find in a study abroad program. However, having completed eight days in my class’s … Continue reading A Study Abroad: A Bringing to Life of Lessons Learned
If you’re reading this blog, you’re a person of curiosity. If you’re like me, you like history… a lot. You also like to travel, study for the thrill of learning, meet new species of people, think about the world, and all-in-all… just plain take in life for the sake of stopping to admire the wonderful … Continue reading Sacrifices of The Past: Rome, Religion, and a Journey to Worlds Lost in Time
Today was the first time that I’ve ever been to a monastery. It is actually a pretty big complex, and apparently the Dominican friars still live there. I wasn’t expecting there to be see so much art throughout the corridors of the building. The frescoes were on the walls of the hallways and also inside … Continue reading Florence: Piety and Palatine Art
Today was a success! Veni Vidi Vici – We came, we saw, we conquered 🙂 One of the first stops that we made was at the Roman Forum. This area made me feel at home and at peace. As our tour guide Molly gave us information about this area I felt an overwhelming sense of … Continue reading The Eternal City – Roma
Wow, I can’t believe I have been in Rome for two days already! Time really goes by fast and the city with the name Romance really lives up to its name. From ancient ruins and burial of Julius Caesar to the burial of the renascence painter Rafael, it so much to take in. Tomorrow we … Continue reading Can it be ? When in Rome !!!