from the department of communication, harding university

Chiara Azzari--HUF doctor
Sharing her gift: HUF doctor uses talents to discover new medical test
Written by Janet Orgain

FLORENCE, Italy — 1 Peter 4:10 says, “Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others…”


For Dr. Chiara Azzari, her gift comes through a stethoscope.


For 26 years, Azzari has been the doctor for students at Harding University in Florence, traveling to the Villa to give medical exams and write prescriptions for sick students. All through the years, students have known her as the "HUF doctor," but through her work as a physician, Azzari’s service has extended much farther than the gates of the Harding Villa.


Community Celebrates 30 Years of HUF
Actor helps celebrate 30 years of HUF
Written by Janet Orgain

FLORENCE, Italy — Harding University in Florence celebrated its 30th anniversary by hosting a luncheon at the Villa Wednesday, March 10.


Many Italian dignitaries and public leaders of Florence attended, including screen and theater actor and director Aaron Craig.


Lucca's historic fortifying wall was built in the Middle Ages. To this day, it is the only complete wall of its type still standing in Tuscany.
Students use camera to explore Lucca's history
Written by Sarah J. Kyle and Sammi Bjelland

Several HUF students set out to Lucca on a blistery Tuscan Tuesday to complete Mission Impossible, a photo scavenger hunt through the historic city.


The task described was straightforward: to take at least 50 photos of several different aspects of the city. While the students had all already visited Lucca, they said the project gave them an opportunity to see a more promising view of the city.

Documentary crew goes behind the scenes of Italian culture
Written by Grant C Sloan

As the documentary crew members entered the side door of the Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore (Duomo), it was clear their cameras held a greater importance than their desired function.


Scandicci Jazz Band lead by Tolmino Marianini performs for HUF group at the Villa Thursday, Mar. 11.  They performed several jazz songs and kept the crowd cheering throughout the night.
All that Jazz: Scandicci jazz band performs at the Villa
Written by Gabrielle Olivia Pruitt

The Villa of Harding University’s campus in Florence was filled with pure Italian entertainment as a popular Scandicci jazz band performed Thursday night, March 11, for the students.


Band director Tolmino Marianini kept audience members snapping their fingers, clapping their hands, tapping their feet and even dancing around the Villa with a wide variety of songs.


Diverse experiences foster spiritual growth in HUF students
Written by Penelope Cronk

While spending their semester abroad in Florence, students visit countless cathedrals, church buildings and art galleries that narrate a nation’s spiritual journey; while on this trip, each student travels their own individual spiritual exploration leading to growth.

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