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Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy

Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy

WACS recognizes Apicius as the first Italian school of hospitality for culinary excellence.

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Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina

Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina

Sport Marketing class visits the Fiorentina professional soccer team to learn about team marketing and retail operations.

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TuttoToscana 2014 Santa Cristina Scholarship

TuttoToscana 2014 Santa Cristina Scholarship

Scholarship fund for the October 2014 TuttoToscana program is open for application.

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Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF

Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF

This special occasion will feature a special evening for Apicius alumni in the lineup of TuttoToscana NYC events in October 2014.

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FUA to Host Fulbright Writer-in-Residence

FUA to Host Fulbright Writer-in-Residence

In Fall 2014, FUA will host Fulbright Scholar and writer-in-residence Jessie Chaffee who will be in Florence to complete a novel.

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Fall Conference: Genius Loci - Florence and Galileo

Fall Conference: Genius Loci - Florence and Galileo

November 2014 conference hosted by Florence University of the Arts and SUNY Stony Brook University.

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  • Apicius Receives First WACS Recognition in Italy
  • Marketing Students Visit ACF Fiorentina
  • TuttoToscana 2014 Santa Cristina Scholarship
  • Oct/2014: Apicius 10th Anniversary at JBF
  • FUA to Host Fulbright Writer-in-Residence
  • Fall Conference: Genius Loci - Florence and Galileo

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    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION/PERSPECTIVES SUMMER 2015 PROGRAMS 

     

    Learn and experience through active engagement and immersion in Italian culture and society. The Summer 2014 Cultural Introduction and Cultural Perspectives programs feature lectures, active participation, and on-site/field learning.

     

    CULTURAL INTRODUCTION TO ITALY

     

    1-WEEK FIELD LEARNING OPTION: ISISCI200/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy 
    Credit load: 1 credit (45 lecture and field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week of field learning with focus on Italian culture: Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer C-D-E-F course schedules.

    3-WEEK FLORENCE-ONLY OPTION: ISISCI202/LSSOCI202 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 3-credit academic course in Florence (45 lecture hours) 
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer I-II-III-IV course schedules.

    4-WEEK FIELD LEARNING AND FLORENCE OPTIONS

    ISISCI207/LSSOCI200 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 4 credits (45 lecture hours - 45 field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence.
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    LSSOCI206/ISISCI206 Cultural Introduction to Italy
    Credit load: 6 credits (45 lecture hours - 90 hours field learning hours)
    Learning locations: 1 week in Rome, Southern Tuscany, Versilia; 3 weeks of classes in Florence and one weekend trip to Venice.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer V-VI-VII-VIII course schedules.

     

    CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES: AWARENESS, EXPOSURE, AND ENGAGEMENT

     

    6-WEEK PROGRAM: LS SO CP 310 Cultural Perspectives: Awareness, Exposure, and Engagement
    Credit load: 6 semester credits (45 lecture hours 90 hours of field learning & field work)
    This program fosters learning by action and participation, and builds awareness from the perspective of active engagement beyond mere observation. The focus is on contemporary Italian society and culture – politics, economy, social environment, traditions – and includes communication skills in Italian.
    Learning locations: 10 visits in Florence + cultural/fieldwork activities, a weekend trip to Rome, a weekend trip to Verona and the Lakes.
    Dates and Schedules: See our Academic Calendar and Summer A and B course schedules.

     

     

    For further information and course details:

     

    All course schedules mentioned above can be consulted online.

    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

     

     

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    SUMMER HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM 2015 •

    FUA Florence University of the Arts is offering a unique 4-week opportunity for high school students to participate in its cultural and academic offering. Students may select from an exciting range of courses and participate in field trips and supervised afternoon activities such as sports and discovering the city of Florence. Students may select from an exciting range of courses held over 4 weeks at FUA's academic campuses. Courses are designed to prepare students for college entrance and the transfer of credits.


    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    Live-in Resident Assistant for counseling and assistance 

    Field Trips

    Afternoon Extracurricular Activities such as sports and discovering Florence

    Culinary Exploration of Florence

     

    2015 Course Offering

    Food, Culture and Society
    Fashion Design
    Introduction to Digital Photography
    Florence Sketchbook
    Italian Language
    Introduction to Art History - From the Romanesque to Mannerism.
    The Italian Soccer Experience

     

    Credit Load

    2 courses, 6 credits

     

    2015 Dates

    Sunday June 28 - Students arrive (after 4PM)
    Monday June 29 - Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday June 30 - Classes start
    Friday July 24 - Classes end
    Saturday July 25 - Housing check-out (by 10AM)

     

    Please note: The program will be confirmed 2 months prior to the program start date. Program participants are held responsible for all travel arrangements, we highly recommend that participants await program confirmation prior to booking travel.

     

    For information on the application process, please contact admissions@fua.it.

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    9-WEEK GRADUATE EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING IN HOSPITALITY 

    The Summer Graduate Experiential Learning in Hospitality program prepares students for supervisory and management positions in the world's largest and fastest growing industry. The Florence experience at Apicius is a unique opportunity that is open only to a limited number of students who already possess a professional and advanced educational training in the culinary field. Courses emphasize practical and management skills through a combination of theoretical classes, experiential learning, practical labs and field studies led by professors with extensive industry experience. The overall program is divided into 4 concentrations. All classes and labs will take place at Ganzo School Restaurant - the creative learning lab of Apicius.
     

    Admissions

    Students who have successfully completed the Apicius Master in Italian Cuisine or the 2-year Career Program in Culinary Arts or Hospitality are automatically accepted. Applicants from other institutions who have not completed the above requirements must have a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management or must have been employed in a commercial or institutional kitchen for at least one year prior to the commencement of the program.

      

    Concentrations & Courses

    • Food & Beverage Service: Dining Room Service Management & Operations, Food and Wine Pairing & Wine Service
    • Food Preparation: Italian à la Carte Cuisine, Italian Style Restaurant Preparation Techniques
    • Culinary Management: Restaurant Management Traineeship, Successful Culinary Management
    • Special Event Management & Catering: The Italian Chef's Table, Special Event Planning and Catering Management

     

    Credit Load

    Each concentration offers two 6-credit courses for a total of 12 credits.
     

    2015 Dates

    Sunday June 7 - Students arrive (after 4:00PM)
    Monday June 8 - Orientation/Final Registration
    Tuesday June 9 - Classes start
    Friday - August 7  - Classes end
    Saturday August 8 - Housing check out (by 10AM)
     
    To apply please visit our Undergraduate Admissions Area.

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    TUTTOTOSCANA FLORENCE-NYC 2014 FALL PROGRAM 

    Learning experiences go beyond simulation and combine two countries and their respective cultures, all in front of a real public.
    The 2014 edition of TuttoToscana program has added a new event component of fashion in addition to the experience of managing and producing institutional, commercial and academic events of gastronomy.

     

    TuttoToscana is an academic program that lasts for 3 weeks in Florence, Italy, and transfer to NYC for a week of real life events at prestigious locations. NYC event venues include our yearly James Beard Foundation location. Students specialize in their choice of 5 available areas - event management, art direction, food & wine management, food production and wine service. In NYC, the team of students and faculty fully produce and provide digital media coverage of events intended to showcase contemporary Tuscan cuisine for the US public.

     

    Dates for 2014:

     

    Students arrive - Thurs September 25
    Orientation/Final Registration - Fri September 26
    Florence classes start - Mon September 29
    Classes end in Florence - Fri October 17

    Housing checkout - Sat October 18
    Orientation in NYC - Sun October 19
    Classes & Events in NYC - Mon October 20 through Sun October 26
    Presentation of ideas for Final Papers - Fri October 31
    On-line Post event Course Critique - November 3/4/5 for Individual Video Conferences

     

    NYC-only options available.

    Current dates available in the upcoming program edition brochure. For additional academic details, please consult the program page.

     


     

     

 
 
 

CROSS CAMPUS NEWS:

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DIVA faculty collaborated with Tom Kelleher on capturing his surprise engagement on camera.

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Learn from high-profile celebrity chefs and winemakers during our Fall 2014 culinary seminars.

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November 2014 conference hosted by Florence University of the Arts and SUNY Stony Brook University.

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UPCOMING EVENTS:

29.08.2014 19:30 - 22:30
Welcome Reception

30.08.2014 11:00 - 13:00
Bare Necessities - Duomo Quarter

30.08.2014 15:00 - 17:00
Bare Necessities - Oltrarno Quarter

31.08.2014 11:00 - 13:00
Walk to Piazzale Michelangelo

01.09.2014 20:45 - 22:30
Connecting Cultures

02.09.2014 20:45 - 22:30
Sports Night

03.09.2014 18:00 - 22:00
AperiGanzo

03.09.2014 20:45 - 22:45
Musing Club

04.09.2014 08:45 - 10:45
Blending

04.09.2014 20:30 - 22:00
La Divinia Cucina Ganzo

05.09.2014 15:00 - 16:00
Mind & Body

06.09.2014
EFT Excursion Cinque Terre: Hiking Between Sea and Sky

08.09.2014 06:00 - 07:00
Wine Club

08.09.2014 20:45 - 22:30
Connecting Cultures

09.09.2014 20:45 - 22:30
Sports Night

10.09.2014 18:00 - 22:00
AperiGanzo

11.09.2014 20:30 - 22:00
Signature Dish

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