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Italy inspires English students while studying abroad

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

Anna Shay Wasden, left, was among several TROY students who took part in the Summer Arts Academy in Pietrasanta, Italy.

When one thinks of traveling to Italy, they typically envision the big cities and all they have to offer: colorful clusters of homes in Cinque Terre, historical sites in Rome, gondolas cruising in Venice, bustling fashion shows in Milan. But, anyone who has wandered upon a bloom of jasmine on an abandoned street or brushed…

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TROY Summer Arts Academy brings students to Italy

TROY students will return to Pietrasanta, Italy, this month as part of a new initiative that involves seven programs.

TROY students will return to Pietrasanta, Italy, this month as part of a new initiative that involves seven programs.

A new study abroad initiative will bring Troy University students to the thriving artistic community of Pietrasanta, Italy, this summer.

Beginning June 8, the TROY Summer Arts Academy will send students from seven different College of Communication and Fine Arts programs to Pietrasanta for hands-on learning and practical experience.

“The TROY Summer Arts…

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Italian Senator tells graduates their journey is just beginning

Italian Sen. Massimo Mallegni delivered the commencement address to Troy Campus graduates on Friday at Trojan Arena.

Italian Sen. Massimo Mallegni delivered the commencement address to Troy Campus graduates on Friday at Trojan Arena.

Italian Sen. Massimo Mallegni told Troy University graduates on Friday that their commencement ceremony did not represent an ending but rather a beginning of their journey.

Nearly 700 graduates from 22 different states and 13 nations received their diplomas during the ceremony inside Trojan Arena on the Troy Campus.

“I am honored to be a…

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Pietrasanta Reflections: An Experience Like No Other

TROY student Catherine Potts reflects on her trip to Pietrasanta, Italy, with members of the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

TROY student Catherine Potts reflects on her trip to Pietrasanta, Italy, with members of the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

Italy. Italia. Where do I even begin? This trip was such a blessing, and I thrived as an artist and individual. I expected to learn new things and be immersed in a new culture, but I didn’t expect to be woken up and changed by my experiences. I feel like a new person and my…

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