Binghamton student wins first prize ribbon in art show

October 24, 2011

Newburgh, NY -

Sara BalogaSara Baloga (right), a Mount Saint Mary College history/education student, won a first place ribbon in the 36th annual Artists on the Campus Show, Hudson River Valley scenes category, for “Winter on the Hudson.”

Baloga’s parents exhibited the piece, as Baloga was studying abroad in Florence, Italy.

The busy junior from Binghamton, NY, said she enjoyed learning about the Medici family and art history while in Florence.

Mount Saint Mary College’s office of international studies can arrange a semester or summer at a university anywhere in the world to enrich a student’s education while pursuing a degree at the liberal arts college in Newburgh, NY.

The Mount’s faculty-led program in Italy is run in conjunction with CAPA International and is considered to be one of the premiere study abroad centers in Florence. It is located on the Piazza Galli-Tassi on the Via Pandolfini. The school is in the shadow of the Brunelleschi Dome and steps from Santa Croce.