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California State University, Long Beach's (CSULB) George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies recently received $100,000 in scholarship endowments to support the program's new Master of Arts degree.   The first of two $50,000 gifts came from businessman Mario Giannini who set up a scholarship fund in 2012 named for his daughters, the Kyer...

The Rev. John Lo Schiavo, former president of the University of San Francisco who presided over the university's resurgence and a shutdown of its basketball program, died Friday. He was 90. Lo Schiavo died in the infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, said University of San Francisco spokeswoman Anne-Marie Devine Tasto.  ...

The Order Sons of Italy in America Weed Lodge #1269 scholarship application is now available for high school seniors planning to graduate this spring and enroll in college or trade school in the fall of 2016.Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school credit courses through seven consecutive semesters and have a parent(s) or grandpare...

In an effort to raise awareness of the influence Italian-American cinema has had on American cinema, the Italian Tramer Art Lounge in Los Angeles hosted the first of educational series by the Italian-American Cinematheque.   The event was presented by actor, screenwriter, and producer Maximilian Law, accompanied by UCLA cinema professors Tho...

So, your child knows a few Italian words. Buon giorno! Buona sera! Arrivederci! Buona notte! But if you think your elementary –age son or daughter would be interested in having a deeper knowledge and understanding of Italian linguistics or a running introduction to it, for one reason or another, this should be good news for you.   Ital...

I have great news for the Italian language campaign in the Bay Area: as part of the enduring We Love Italian campaign, grants have now been made available honoring Italian philanthropist Lady Maria Manetti Shrem to students who take the 2016 Italian AP Exam.   As you know, engagement in Italian language instruction has rebounded after a rec...

di Mauro Battocchi   This summer, take advantage of some great opportunities at UC Berkeley to dig deeper into Italian studies during the 2013 Year of Italian Culture! From Italian history to Italian cinema, there is something for everyone this summer. The courses are open to anyone and everyone with an interest in deepening their understand...

Dear Italian Language Educators, I am happy to inform you that the Italian Resource Center at UCLA has a new online catalog system. This new system represents a significant upgrade and it will allow you to navigate and browse the material more clearly and efficiently. The Resource Center provides a wide selection of textbooks, workbooks, reade...

Fondazione Italia, organizzazione non profit che dal 1998 ha lo scopo di diffondere la lingua e la cultura italiana nella California del Sud, cresce! Aumentano le scuole americane che ricevono grants per inserire l'italiano nelle ore scolastiche, come parte del curriculum, e cresce sempre più il numero di persone interessate ai Learning Centers del...

There is a once in a lifetime opportunity for students of the Academy of Art University of San Francisco to live and create their art while experiencing the culture and history of Italy.   Each summer, students and faculty live in Italy for a Fine Art Study Abroad Program during almost two months while exploring the Italian landscape and cul...

Great news on the Italian cleantech front: UCLA Anderson School of Management has selected the Italian firm IsTECH to participate in the prestigious Global Access Program, which sends teams of talented professionals around the world to work with select technology companies.   These final-year MBA students will invest thousands of hours to fi...

The Italian Cultural Society, Sacramento is looking for qualified Italian language instructors for children and adults. Native/native-equivalent/ fluent Italian speakers, who possess a university education and have experience teaching children or adults, please contact us. (All candidates must currently be authorized to work in the US).   Th...