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 Flies When You’re Having Fun

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

By Alexa Lesnewich

As cliché as my title is, it is completely true.  The first week here felt so slow and now all of the sudden I am in my seventh week here.  Los Angeles and the surrounding area are absolutely amazing and it is important to take advantage of it while you can.  As much as I […]

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That LA Life

That LA Life

By Whitney Marin

Being in LA has been such an adventure! It hasn’t been that long but I’ve already learned so much about the entertainment industry through classes, being a production assistant and just meeting people. I definitely feel like I’m getting the hang of this LA lifestyle. One thing I really love about the city is the […]

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At the Movies

At the Movies

By Shawn Namet

Growing up in a small town with relatively little to do, the local movie theater became a big part of my life. This has made Los Angeles feel simultaneously alien and familiar. In some ways this is like nothing I’ve ever experienced. It’s a new place with new people and I’ve made my way here […]

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SULA Experiences & Opportunity

SULA Experiences & Opportunity

By Julia Schmid

So far, this semester has been very challenging, but very rewarding. Los Angeles is a different world, but there is so much to learn and see. My internship is with a free-lance production designer, and this job has taken me all over LA. I have gone shopping for my boss, and helped on 2 different […]

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