Dinner by the water!

Ciao! Today was our tour of the Milan university Cattolica which strayed from the typical dynamic of schools that we see in America. After an early morning breakfast, our group headed over to the university for a fashion and sustainability presentation headed by Francesca Romana Rinaldi. Her lecture covered how consumers’ newly found interest in…

Meeting a new friend!

Today was an excellent introduction to the language and culture of Milan, Italy. Our second day was started by a quick language lesson by a local Milan woman. She was able to teach us common Italian phrases which included basic introductions which we tried to apply to our day later on. Sayings like “Buongiorno” and…

Arrival in Milan!

The flight out of Newark New Jersey was a trip to remember. As I had never flown out of the country prior to Italy, it was interesting to see how the airline accommodated for a longer flight. Our Plus3 group was provided with snacks, meals, dessert, and a bountiful amount of movies to pick from….

Exploring my Passion in Fashion

Ciao! My name is Marc Knipe and I am currently finishing up my freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh and I couldn’t be anymore excited for our Italy trip this May! I am a student in the Undergraduate business school and plan on pursuing a major in finance as well as a minor in…

Meet Plus3 Italy 2019!

Welcome to the Italy Plus3 Study Abroad Program! Dr. Karen Bursic and Frank Bursic are traveling to Milan, Italy with 24 College of Business Administration and Swanson School of Engineering students from May 4th-May 18th. In addition to numerous cultural experiences, this trip will include visits to Como Textile, Milan Textile, MF1-Mario Faroni Knitwear Factory,…