Tag Archives: International Groups

Hebrew University students share ‘unforgettable experience’

by Samantha Lin ROME — Eleven Hebrew University students participated in The Lay Centre’s “Buongiorno Roma” program last month. The students, many of whom are majoring in Italian or linguistics, engaged in 80 formal hours of Italian class — just … Continue reading

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From lasagna to marriage, visitors discuss vocations

By Samantha Lin ROME – Although the academic year has not yet begun for most students at The Lay Centre, there are already students hard at work in Rome. The Lay Centre hosted one such group of American study abroad … Continue reading

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Exploring treasures of Italy through academic study

With the help of The Lay Centre and Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center, the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University brought 16 graduate students from various degree programs and a few guests to Rome for two academic … Continue reading

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ACCU concludes successful Rome Seminar on higher education

ROME — The 13th Rome Seminar for the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU), organized in partnership with The Lay Centre, began 28 May and came to a fruitful conclusion on 1st June. Participants from the United States and Canada … Continue reading

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Busy spring at The Lay Centre

ROME — Studying abroad is a goal for many university students and an increasing number of American universities are offering such opportunities. This past spring, The Lay Centre welcomed to Rome several groups of students and faculty from American colleges … Continue reading

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Hebrew University students meet Israeli ambassador at The Lay Centre

By Samantha Lin On 6 April, The Lay Centre welcomed students and professors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, who were on a week-long tour of Rome. Our guests came from a diversity of academic backgrounds, but most were studying either Italian culture … Continue reading

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17 students shared their experience with The Lay Centre residents

Wednesday evening, 29 March 2017, The Lay Centre welcomed 17 students from the Fondazione IES Roma. IES (International Education of Students) has its headquarters in Chicago and has study abroad programs is more than 30 global locations worldwide. The students, … Continue reading

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