March 30, 2019

Catherine Slabaugh, Richmond The American International University in Florence

Back in October, I spent about 48 hours with distant Italian relatives of my deceased grandmother in Lanzo, Italy, her hometown. Three years ago, my great-aunt connected with this family thro...

March 30, 2019

Jenna Roesch, Richmond The American International University in Florence

Approaching the end of an incredible semester, I have done so many things, it is hard to remember them all. With the countless famous sights I have seen, history I have packed into my brain, and as...

March 9, 2019

American study abroad students have played a significant role in updating and energizing the U.S. Consulate General in Florence’s online presence (@USCGFlorence on Facebook and Twitter).  This online rinascimento coincides with the Consulate joining the Virtual Student...

March 1, 2019

     The impact of African Americans in Italy is everywhere. As a student in Bologna, I’ve seen Americans and Italians bond on the basketball court over their shared admiration for Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, Lebron James, and Kobe Bryant. Jazz greats like Louis...

September 22, 2018

Below are ongoing projects that students studying with Harding University in Florence participate in.

Help the Children Florence

The project Help the Children Florence supports Meyer Childrens Hospital Foundation for the research of Doctor Chiara Azzari and her team. Doc...

September 11, 2018

By Ashlan Moore, Richmond University in Florence 

By far, one of the most significant and pleasant task I completed as  part of my time studying abroad at Richmond University was raising money for the home shelter where I did my service learning. After being with these...

May 10, 2018

1. Volunteer tour guide for the City Hall (Palazzo Vecchio) Museum

Through an agreement with MUS.E. association, 2 ISI students are volunteer tour guides at magnificent Palazzo Vecchio!. They accompany English-speaking tourists through the palatial and magnificently dec...

May 10, 2018

  • Since 2016, SACI has been involved in new collaborative projects with renowned museums in Florence, such as the Galleria dell’Accademia and il Museo del Bargello. In response to concerns expressed by the administrators of both museums, students in Museology and Des...