American college students are studying abroad in increasing numbers. Data from 2004-05 reveals that Britain is the number one choice (32,071 students), followed by Italy (24,858), and Spain (20,806). Complete list is available HERE.
I teach Italian at Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA. In the summer, I also teach Italian at Cuesta College (College for Kids, Summer). My Italian-language weekly column on American politics is published on Mondays by America Oggi (NY)and Rinascita (Rome)