Many of our students take advantage of the opportunity to study for a semester at our Los Angeles Center.
The Los Angeles Experience
Melissa Peterson '08. Fall 2007
upper left—enjoying Beverly Hills
upper right—the Santa Monica Pier
lower left—with celebrity blogger, Perez Hilton, at the Coffee Bean, Santa Monica
lower right—attending a taping of the Tonight Show, meeting Jay Leno
inset—CMD's Melissa, with IMC pal Ali Lewinter '08; HOLLYWOOD sign on the hill behind them
“The LA program has been one of the highlights of my four years at Ithaca College.”
Enjoyed everything California offers—always something to do—shopping in Beverly Hills, taping of Jay Leno, sightseeing, traveling, spending time at the beach or the Oakwood pool with friends. Ran into some familiar celebrity faces like Courtney Cox, Jay Leno, Perez Hilton and Sasha Baron Cohen. Internship with RappAround PR sparked interest in entertainment public relations. Promoted and publicized fashion and entertainment clients.Attended pre-Golden Globes and Oscar events and Fall Out Boy CD release party. Checked in celebrities and press at events, organized media, guest lists, and press kits.