A Closer Look at the Street Signs in Florence

By Jordan Beatty, MA 2014-15 When exploring the streets of a city known for its architectural, artistic, and cultural legacy, it’s easy to get swept up in the rich history of Florence.  Awestruck with Renaissance treasures, the last thing you might be looking at are the traffic signs surrounding you. As an artist and lover of all things unique and innovative, I would say you are … Continue reading A Closer Look at the Street Signs in Florence

Marist Italy Summer PreCollege

By Brad Miller – Marist Italy Staff “I’m so incredibly grateful I took advantage of this opportunity. This was absolutely perfect experience for traveling out of country for first time. Everything was handled responsibly; I learned a lot, had so much fun and was surrounded by great people while doing it. This precollege program gave me an experience I’ll truly never forget. Thank you Marist … Continue reading Marist Italy Summer PreCollege


By Jordan Beatty, Marist Italy MA Museum Studies 2014-15 I stepped off the bus at Santa Maria Novella Train Station and immediately felt relieved.  After sitting in the same position during a fifteen hour bus ride from Prague, I had never been more excited to arrive at my destination: bella Firenze.  As I navigated through the platforms in search of a taxi, I struggled to … Continue reading WHAT WAS I THINKING?!