Category: STUDY ABROAD

Posted on: May 13, 2021 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

What studying in Florence did for me

My last year at FIT was in Florence, Italy. I applied for the study abroad program in 2003 and got in!I was not completely surprised because my past experiences always taught me that when I WANT something badly and WORK HARD to get it.. it happens and so did this opportunity. Flying to Europe for the first time was a bit scary but exciting. I was leaving New York City…

Posted on: October 28, 2016 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Passing it ON..

This year marks our 3rd time in Florence.. Our students have invested their summers with Florence University of the Arts studying courses such as Florence Sketchbook, Italian Food & Wine, Italian Language, Retail and Hospitality.. This past summer three of our students were able to go thanks to FUA’s generosity. Their scholarship opportunities gave them the chance to have their ‘impossible’ turn into ‘possible’ and along with 7 other young…

Posted on: October 24, 2014 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 0

Florence University of the Arts, making Italy a reality

When speaking of Back-Packing through Europe, it seems like it can only be a reality for some and I have made it my personal mission to encourage our students to believe that ANYTHING can be their reality, they only have to WANT IT BAD ENOUGH and of course WORK HARD FOR IT. In my travels abroad I have had the wonderful destined privilege of crossing paths with amazing people and one…

Posted on: October 22, 2013 Posted by: Rosa Isabel Chavez Comments: 1

Studying Abroad – A MUST..

I have been blessed in my life. Even if I don’t have a lot, I have experienced a lot. I have always said that there is a reason and a purpose for every thing you do and everyone you meet in your life. When I had the opportunity to study abroad in college, I didn’t look at it as ‘I can’t because I don’t have money’, instead I thought of…