From the past to the present

By Cristina Suárez   When I decided to study abroad I was given two options as where to stay. And if there is something I have learned with my travels is that if you want to understand a culture, you have to understand its people. I chose to live with an Italian family, because I …

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Residence Hall

By Cristina Suárez Living plus studying It’s been just a few months since we opened the dorms here at Sant’Anna and I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying living here.  I have been fortunate to wake up to the sound of the waves and a view that takes your breath away every single time. I could …

HOLIDAY FEELING

Sorrento is rooted in the holiday tradition of Christmas. In every square, there are light-up trees and figures. Each street has hanging and glowing decorations, and storefronts are covered in strands of twinkling lights. Garlands abound throughout the city. The palm trees glow and sway in the wind. Stores and street vendors alike start selling …

Tailor-Made Immersion in Sorrento

A glimpse of our Experiential Learning opportunities in 2016 May and June Faculty-Led Programs Summer is the most inspiring season here at Sant'Anna Institute (Sorrento, Italy). We are welcoming Faculty-Led groups from many different American universities in a variety of academic fields and giving all of them the opportunity to combine traditional in-class learning with practical experiences, guest lectures, and …

A Taste of the States

Or so was the aptly named Charity Dinner on June 28th hosted by Sant'Anna Institute and catered by our Johnson & Wales University students who served about 50 guests with a 4-course meal of American dishes. Our mostly Italian guests were treated to both amazing food and hospitality from the culinary students from Providence, RI. The entire proceeds will …

Women of the Mediterranean Conference 2016

As a Sant’Anna intern, I was fortunate enough to attend and report on the Women of the Mediterranean: Representations and Self-Representations Second International Conference held at Sant’Anna Institute on June 10th-11th 2016. (note hashtags #womc16 and #stannawomen) Here in Sorrento, nicknamed “the land of the sirens,” I was humbled and inspired to be surrounded and …