Posted by: Villa Le Balze | October 21, 2014

Villa Demidoff and Monte Senario

The City of Florence course visited Villa Demidoff and Montesenario on September 26th. It was a splendid day with perfect weather for visiting these locations.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | October 15, 2014

Riccardo Bruscagli

Yesterday evening we were honored to host Prof. Riccardo Bruscagli for a lecture on horror and pity in Dante’s Divine Comedy.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | October 15, 2014

Allison Flint Lenzi (SFS 99, VLB 98)

Yesterday we were so fortunate to host VLB 98 alumna, Allison Flint. She was accompanied by her husband Jason Lenzi. It was great to have you both.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | July 24, 2014

VLB Alumna Rebekah Lum Owen

Earlier this week we hosted Rebekah Lum Owen (VLB ’88, COL ’89). She is travelling in Italy with her family.

 

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | July 21, 2014

Alumna at Villa Le Balze

Today we were very pleased to host Catherine Kelly (VLB Fall ’92 & SFS ’93). Catherine lives in Vancouver, BC.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | July 17, 2014

Gianni Cicali at Villa Le Balze

Gianni Cicali is an Associate Professor in the Italian Department at Georgetown University. As a native Florentine he is home now visiting family. We were very pleased to host Gianni at Villa Le Balze for a lecture on the history of Theatre and the Church in Italy.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | July 8, 2014

Summer Theology Program in Rome

This summer we are hosting 15 Hoyas and two professors from the Theology department. Ori Soltes and Theresa Sanders took their students to Rome this weekend for an unforgettable tour of the eternal city. During the course of the weekend we were very pleased to have met Peter L. Corsell (SFS 2000) who traveled to Rome to meet the group.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | June 24, 2014

Summer Internship

This Summer we ran a new program with Prof. Debora Spini that gave students the opportunity to intern with local organizations while studying local government. This first iteration of the program was a great success.

From left to right: Prof. George Shambaugh, Lena Duffield, Mayor of Fiesole Anna Ravoni, Kevin Voorhees Carroll, and Prof. Matt Kroenig.

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Posted by: Villa Le Balze | June 20, 2014

VLB Alumnus

Yesterday we were thrilled to host Sasha Elkin (VLB 13, C 14). DSC_0269 DSC_0265

Posted by: Villa Le Balze | June 16, 2014

J.D. and Maggie Dickenson at Villa Le Balze

Today we were very pleased to host J.D. and Maggie Dickenson at Villa Le Balze. Maggie studied at the villa in the Fall semester of 1994. She graduated from the College in 1996. Professor John Pfordresher was the faculty member in residence at the villa that semester. Maggie returned to Italy and the villa after twenty years for her fortieth birthday.

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