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K-State Today

September 21, 2015



Italian study abroad exhibit on display at College of Architecture, Planning & Design

By Lindsey Leardi

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Exhibits by College of Architecture, Planning & Design students who participated in the Italian studies program at Centro Studi Citta di Orvieto in the spring 2015 semester are on display through Oct. 4 in the Chang Gallery. The exhibit includes photos from their time abroad, final projects they designed, a time lapse video of the Orvieto market, and more.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The gallery is in the first floor hallway of the east wing at Seaton Hall and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Students in the college's degree-granting programs are given the option to participate in the Italian studies program in Orvieto, Italy, during their fourth year. In spring 2015, 19 APDesign students studied abroad in Orvieto.

According to Lynn Ewanow, professor, associate dean and director of international programs for the college, this is the ninth group of students who had the opportunity to study in Orvieto.

"The recent recognition of Kansas State University in Italy, located in the Umbrian hilltop of Orvieto, will provide APDesign and other K-State colleges with an extraordinary set of opportunities for students and faculty to engage in international education," said Ewanow.

Students from the architecture department who studied at Centro Studi Citta di Orvieto, Orvieto, Italy include  Briana Reece, Benton; Cooper Dahms and Kelly Pyle, both from Overland Park; Joshua Ralls, Anaheim, California; Julia Guerra, Raymore, Missouri; Joseph D'Elia, Omaha, Nebraska; Lindsey Leardi, Metuchen, New Jersey; April Trotter, Katy, Texas; Sevrin Scarcelli, Midland, Texas; and Vy Nguyen, Vietnam.

Students from the interior architecture and product design department who studied at Centro Studi Citta di Orvieto include David Amstutz, Wichita; Diana Blom, Prosper, Texas; Erin Heiden, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Emma Montgomery, Sabetha.

Students from the landscape architecture and regional & community planning department who studied at Centro Studi Citta di Orvieto include Ryan Albracht, Kansas City; Allison Balderston, Salina; Lauren Heerman, Grain Valley, Missouri; Amanda Santoro, Wichita; and Harriett Tudor, St. Joseph, Missouri.