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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WELCOME Fall 2014 STUDENTS!!

The SULA Semester thanks the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for awarding us our first Internship Grant for $5,000! This will soon be awarded to one of the students participating in the Fall 2014 SULA Semester. For more information about the Motion Picture Academy go to http://www.oscars.org/

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The 6th Street Market

The 6th Street Market

By Sarah Shelton

I’ve always enjoyed putting on events, but by far my favorite one was the 6th Street Market pop-up event I put on for my summer internship in June for a lifestyle publication called LA CANVAS. We partnered with clothing brand Love Nail Tree and transformed their warehouse and driveway into a marketplace and beer garden. […]

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Embracing Every Opportunity

Embracing Every Opportunity

By Dominika Skirlo

I love to travel and see new places, learn the culture of the local people, admire the architecture. I take this journey to Los Angeles as an opportunity to explore the state of California and the City of Angels. But also, I’m taking this as a chance to learn – anything and everything this semester […]

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Labor Day Weekend in LA

Labor Day Weekend in LA

By Austin Thomas

My Labor Day was a busy weekend full of first times around LA. On Friday I visited the Grammy Museum, which was fantastic. I was able to see the Michael Jackson exhibit along with Beyoncé’s actual Grammy dress, among other things. That same day, I went to a sushi restaurant where the most expensive item […]

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The City of Dreams

The City of Dreams

By Corey Schoellkopf

I have been dreaming about Los Angeles since I was a little girl. The city became this beacon of hope, where all of my dreams were going to come true. I fell asleep looking at posters of old Hollywood stars, The OC theme song was always on repeat on my Ipod, and instead of doodling […]

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