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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TIME

By Daniela Rodriguez

Time determines everything. I waited two years to come to the SULA program after being rejected my junior year for not having taken one of the required classes. I questioned my career goals since my freshman year and now I am sure of what I want to do. I sat behind Jay-Z and Beyoncé at […]

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Preparation for Post Graduation

Preparation for Post Graduation

By Elan Schoonmaker

Out here it is a whole new way of living. I mean this in a good way and a bad way. The weather is always perfect and the opportunities out here are unbeatable. In my experience, every day at work makes me feel like I am getting closer and closer to my dream job. This […]

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Howard.

Howard.

By Matthew Sarshik

I sat in silence unsure of what I’d just done.  Surely another halting glance in my rear view mirror would only affirm my anguish.   But like devouring that last slice of pizza, relishing that final drop of wine, or touching Kelvin’s new David Beckham haircut, I simply couldn’t resist. 10 minutes earlier…. Why hadn’t I […]

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Nothing to lose

Nothing to lose

By Seth Porter

Last year at this time I was bundled up in the cold Syracuse weather. I was contemplating my future plans, debating on if it would be worth my time to come to Los Angeles for the semester. After discussing my future with my friends and family I came to the conclusion that it would be […]

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