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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The Stepping Stone Method

The Stepping Stone Method

By Zach Danek

I am a graduating senior, spending my last few months as a student here in LA instead of the harsh tundra that we all know and “love”. I have nicknamed this the Stepping Stone Method, because it allows me to adjust to life after school, while desperately grasping at the security blanket that is the […]

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A Toast to L.A.: To Learn Again

A Toast to L.A.: To Learn Again

By Conor Matthews

The semester in Los Angeles is the change every Syracuse University student needs to experience. The past three years of my life are characterized by studying in Syracuse, New York and living in Cleveland, Ohio during breaks. My comfortable routine was severed by the plane ride from snowy Cleveland to sunny Los Angeles in January. […]

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Knowledge for the future

Knowledge for the future

By Julia DiSanti

This is going to sound very corny and possibly like a sales pitch, but hear me out: I can honestly say that I can’t imagine moving out to LA after graduation having not participated in SULA. I remember thinking that after all my Newhouse classes, I had at least some semblance of an idea of […]

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My SULA Experience

My SULA Experience

By Amanda Ho

Hello! My name is Amanda Ho and I am a senior animation major. That being said, being a senior and being in the SULA program is definitely a challenge. I am away from all my friends back in Syracuse and was thrown into the world of bright lights, famous people, and lots and a lots […]

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