Dear Direttore, You may remember the official launch of the Dual Language program in Italian of June 13, at the Italian Culturale Institute, at the presence of Giorgio Van Straten and Consul General Francesco Genuardi. The event was well attended by people from different boroughs and school districts, it managed to attract several Italian speaking...

There will be an important development in the Italian educational system in the world for the 2018/2019 school year: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) have recognised  “La Scuola International School” in San Francisco the status of equivalence  at preschool an...

An international cultural exchange program based in Henderson, Nevada is looking for a home in Pasadena who’s willing to host an Italian girl who’s coming to study in one of the schools in the City. The program is being administered by International Cultural Exchange Services (ICES), which facilitates the issuance of F1 visas required for foreign s...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, the central organization which represents Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region, has partnered with the CIEE Study Abroad program to initiate a high-school exchange for Italian students. Lucrezia Leandri and Sara Vanetti, the very first Italian students, arrived excitedly on Friday, July 27th. Their ho...

The Italian Language Foundation is thrilled to announce that participation in the Advanced Placement Italian Language and Culture exam increased 14% from 2017 to 2018. The Italian Language Foundation – under the leadership of President Dr. Margaret Cuomo, and Board Chairman Mr. Louis Tallarini – was founded in July 2008 with the mission of increasi...

In 2011 Clara Flebus received a NOIAW scholarship which enabled her to earn a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in International Business Regulation, Litigation, and Arbitration from NYU School of Law. “At NOIAW I found a network of professionally accomplished, socially minded, compassionate and truly amazing Italian-American women — NOIAW supported my...

Since 2004, Niagara University's College of Hospitality and Tourism Management has offered its students summer work-abroad opportunities at luxury resorts in a region of Italy The New York Times described as "a playground for the wealthy." Located in northern Italy, on the border of Switzerland, Lake Como is situated in the foothills of the Alps. S...

Miami Scientific Italian Community and ALSERD (Association for Smart Learning Ecosystem and Regional Development) have signed an institutional agreement for the development of a synergistic action for the study and promotion of territories and smart communities where the individual is at the center of technological innovation (people centered smart...

A bit of history, a bit of gossip, a lot of music, and no homework! This course, held on Thursdays, October 25 to November 8, 2018, will cover the basics of Italian opera, starting with its invention in Florence and the lavish Venetian operas of the 17th century. It continues with the vocal fireworks of opera seria alongside the comic antics of ope...

Ingrid Rossellini has a Ph.D. in Italian literature, but her latest book tackles far more than Dante and Boccaccio: “Know Thyself: Western Identity From Classical Greece to the Renaissance” is an introduction to the roots of self-understanding. But the Upper West Sider promises it isn’t too dense: The 66-year-old does, after all, comes from a famil...