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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Stacking for the Long Run

Stacking for the Long Run

By Wyatt Dillon

It is strange how day by day things do not change – until you look back and it’s all different.  As each semester progresses, the next approaches at uncomfortable speeds – days become weeks, and weeks turn into months. Before you know it, you are registering for senior year classes and those months accumulated to […]

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My Six-Year-Old-Self’s Dream Semester

My Six-Year-Old-Self’s Dream Semester

By Jalina Brown

Ever since I can remember, I’ve wanted to live in Los Angeles. The theatrical impulse came to me very early and as soon as I learned about the glamorous world of Hollywood, I begged my mom to move there. Unfortunately, it didn’t make a whole lot of sense to move from Maine to California at […]

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A Pleasant Surprise

A Pleasant Surprise

By Trevor Bulger

Coming to Los Angeles has been completely different than I expected. To be honest, my thoughts about the LA semester included the belief that I was going to absolutely hate the city, and my only reason for coming was the professional experience I wanted to receive from my internship. I’ve been here for almost three […]

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I thought I knew what to expect

I thought I knew what to expect

By Scott Hoxie

I was one of those people who wanted to do this LA semester since I knew it was available freshman year. I read all these blogs, the information pamphlets, attended meetings, etc. I thought I knew what to expect, but everything has a unique feel to it that can’t be described. Actually living LA through […]

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