Apply by February 1, 2021* Join lead faculty Tim Wolter to learn about the influence of Rome on the development of Western art, architecture, and ideas. Students will encounter Rome’s heroic past, the growth of the empire, the pervasive influence of the Roman Catholic Church during the Middle Ages, and the blending of Christian themes … Continue reading Explore the humanities with study abroad in Italy – May 2021!
This summer, 2018, students who were SPC early college, dual enrollment, early admission and/or collegiate high school studied in Italy! High School student, Athena Pantazes, discusses the history, art and architecture of Italy! “Seeing the Jewish Ghetto was one of the most impactful experiences of this trip .This was the day the group was introduced to … Continue reading High School Student Discusses the History, Art and Architecture in Italy!
This summer, 2018, students who were SPC early college, dual enrollment, early admission and/or collegiate high school studied in Italy! The high school students were asked to highlight their experience by focusing on what they learned and the Italian culture! High School student Alyssa Rhame shares her experience: “It wasn’t my first time flying internationally, … Continue reading High School Student Shares Her Experience Studying in Italy with SPC
My Favorite Meal While in Italy, my favorite meal was atop the mountains overlooking Rome. After a long bus ride from the city to the mountains, we stopped at a small mountainside town. When we arrived, we walked through the city for a few minutes, admiring the locals enjoying their evenings, and then found the … Continue reading My Favorite Meal and My First Train Ride In Italy with SPC!
The top reason for why I wanted to go to Italy in the first place was the style. The art, the architecture, and my surroundings in general. During this trip, I have made note of the recurring style of Italy. The everyday buildings on their own look different from what we have in the United … Continue reading Appreciating the art and architecture of Italy
During my trip in Italy, I of course explored the different ways Italians live, versus how Americans live. One thing I experienced was something we all must experience, to survive: food. My goodness, was it different. Some background: most countries, except for the United States, ban a lot of preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. … Continue reading Experiencing new food in Italy on my SPC Study Abroad program
It is almost impossible to pick just a few favorite art pieces from the country of Italy. While on my trip, I’ve seen almost every form of artwork imaginable! From sculpture, to mosaic, to painting, each piece of art had and individual purpose to offer Italy. My first chosen art piece involves many sculptures which … Continue reading Exploring almost every form of art imaginable while in Italy
As one would think the shopping in Italy was exquisite; one of my favorite locations for shopping was on the Tiber River. Every summer during the summer time, little white tents are set up all along the Tiber River where food, clothing, other vendors sell their goods. Each of the tents was unique and individual … Continue reading Shopping on the Tiber River in Italy
While in Italy, I tried many different Gelato flavors, including simple ones such as chocolate and vanilla and some less expected ones such as orange chocolate and lemon basil. The lemon basil flavor was not one that I picked, but one that fellow student, Gianna, let me try from hers. Without that flavor, I tried … Continue reading Tasting Many Gelato Flavors While On My Italy High School Study Abroad Program
During my time in Italy, I tried different types of food that I have never had before. Three of these foods are gnocchi al ragu, bruschetta with tomato, mozzarella, and basil, and linguine seafood with grilled swordfish. The gnocchi al ragu was the first dinner I had in Rome and it set the bar high … Continue reading Amazing New Food in Italy on my Study Abroad Program