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Club Italia and Study Abroad

Join Club Italia!  Are you looking for a supportive environment of peers with whom to explore your interest in Italian and Italian American Culture?  Then join Club Italia!  Cultural events and outings, friendship, Italian chat and leadership possibilities await you!

Please contact one of our officers to join today:

President: Silvia Stefania (

Vice President: Vanessa Villarreal (

Treasurer: Manuel Romero (

Secretary: Giacomo Sproccati (


Club Italia’s purpose is:

  • To provide leadership in presenting a cohesive course of action to advance the academic, cultural, social, and professional objectives of the students.
  • To instill in the students of CSULB the desire for self improvement, professional excellence, cultural advancement, and help them cultivate civic responsibility.
  • To provide the students opportunities for association and interaction with the faculty and administration of CSULB and with the members of the community.
  • To promote positive images of Italian and Italian-American culture through planned events that include students, faculty and the community.

Meetings held in The George L. Graziadio Center for Italia Studies  in the Academic Senate Building, Office AS-306.  Times are announced through Beachboard and Facebook.


Follow Club Italia on Facebook by click the logo below!

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Academic Year Study Abroad at the CSU Study Center in Florence, Italy:


Florence, long a center of intellectual and artistic activity, retains much of its Renaissance character. The works of artists and writers such as Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Dante, represent the city’s rich cultural history. Florence is also the location of an important university, a magnificent collection of art objects and numerous architectural treasures. Located in Tuscany on the Arno River, Florence has a population of about 500,000.

The CSU Study Center in Florence is administered by a resident director and full-time local staff. Each year about 100 CSU students attend courses at the Center. Students apply to and are placed within a specific concentration. The fields offered are: architecture, art history, history and classics, language and literature, social sciences, and studio art. Depending on their area of concentration and their language competency, CSU students take courses organized by International Programs, pursue studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze and the Scuola del Nudo, or enroll directly in the Universitá degli Studi di Firenze.



Recanati Italy Summer 15 Flyer