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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La La Land   

La La Land  

By Tian Zhang

Flying from my favorite city Tokyo to (my fav-to-be) Los Angeles was one of the most enjoyable flying experiences. It’s also somehow a metaphor of this amazingly uncertain LA journey. It’s been a crazy surreal month, and I couldn’t tell you how much I love LA in one short paragraph. One of the best life […]

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Why SULA

Why SULA

By Jasmine Wu

Coming to LA for the SULA program was a bold decision for me to make. Despite hearing all the good things about it, going to a place that I’ve never been to and know nothing about is beyond my comfort zone. So when I finally decide to come, I was as nervous as I was […]

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Landing in LA and Just Taking Off 

Landing in LA and Just Taking Off 

By Erika Zoffer

After the first few weeks of being in Las Angeles, all I can say is it’s good to be home. Spending my final semester finishing school and interning in the city and industry in which I want to work is a great start to my transition into the workforce. At the first SULA alumni event, […]

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LA Is the Place to Be

LA Is the Place to Be

By Sydney Tracey

I’m not going to sit here and type out all the reasons LA is great because to be honest, you’ve probably heard most of them already and will continue to hear them. Weather – amazing (minus some rainy days, but hey, anything beats feet of snow). Traffic – sucks. People – generally pretty friendly and […]

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