Los Angeles as a Learning Lab

For more than 100 years, Los Angeles has been the unrivaled entertainment capital of the world. And you needn’t look too far to find Syracuse University alumni in some of the entertainment industry’s most pivotal roles. Through the tremendous achievements of those alumni, SU has gained an international reputation for preparing students to excel in the field.

With the SULA Semester, SU is taking this strength to the next level—joining with our “community of experts” to offer students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn the business from the inside. Through SU’s bold approach to education, students will continue to take what they learn in the classroom and test their knowledge in real-world situations, igniting an exchange of ideas that benefits all.

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MV to LA: Atlantic to Pacific

MV to LA: Atlantic to Pacific

By Lizzie Kelleher

LA is fun, fast, and creative in a way that only a constant stream of sunny can inspire. Coming from the tiny island of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, LA feels more at home than any other city I’ve visited before. The laid-back vibe makes any office setting a little more casual. My internship with DreamWorks […]

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Trust Your Gut

Trust Your Gut

By Ken Kawada

I don’t know what it is, but ever since I got here, my creative juice has been on an overdrive. I feel more motivated, passionate, and even thrilled to go to class. Maybe it’s because I’m surrounded by other dreamers like myself, but whatever it is, it feels like home. It’s refreshing to be around […]

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Leveling Up in Los Angeles

Leveling Up in Los Angeles

By Daniel Grove

Ladies and Gentlemen, I have a nerdy confession to make: Over the past few years, I have become more and more invested in the world of competitive gaming. Throughout my time here at Syracuse University, this hobby of mine has been the gateway for me in terms of building some of my closest friendships, as […]

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The Sunny Rays of L.A.

The Sunny Rays of L.A.

By Andrea Reindl

It’s been interesting to witness how much my other fellow SULA students have been adjusting to life in LA. What I’ve noticed, is that for those born and raised in the East Coast–particularly Jersey and NYC–LA might as well be Russia it’s so different. The driving, the weather, the people, they’re all distinctly not New […]

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