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The Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and the Italian Program are profoundly grateful to the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission, in particular to Mr. Robert DiBiase, for the generous donation of $10,000 which funded scholarships for the 2019 Summer Italian Intensive Course for College Credit. The summer course, now in its th...

On May 1st the departments of Modern Languages and Literatures and Spanish and Latino Studies, hosted a reception to launch the B.A. in Language, Business & Culture. Guests, included business representatives, political figures, alumni, and university faculty who came together to celebrate this unique academic program linking the learning of world l...

Ciarra Criscione, a 2019 Ridge High School graduate, will be studying abroad for two weeks this summer as the result of her outstanding score on the National Italian Exam (NIE) during the school year. Criscione will travel to Italy from July 27 through Aug. 10, to study in Recanati, a castle-studded medieval town in Italy’s history-laden Marche reg...

In the early 1960s, parochial education was at its peak in the U.S. with more than 5 million students enrolled in nearly 13,000 Catholic schools nationwide. Since then, enrollment has fallen steadily as church attendance has dropped and more families bypass Catholic schools in favor of public schools. Last year, only about 1.8 million students enro...

Some exams, you take in a place -- usually school. Other exams take you places -- sometimes magical ones. As they do every year, Ridge High School Italian language students sat for the National Italian Exam (NIE), sponsored by The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). More than 5,500 students from across the country and Puerto Rico pa...

“Interessante e partecipata” la riunione dell'Osservatorio Nazionale della Lingua Italiana svolta la scorsa settimana nella sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, cui per la prima volta ha partecipato anche EduItalia.  L'Osservatorio, organismo istituto dall'Ambasciata, è “una realtà di grande spessore culturale e fondamentale nel suo essere u...

At a reception held at the Italian Embassy, the Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC, awarded $60,000 to local Italian-American college-bound and college students.  The recipients of the scholarships are: Nicole Fairbanks , Bridget Bagileo, Gaia Mieren, Chiara O’Neil, Chiara d’Andrea, Domenic Allegra, Cameron Benedetto, Nina Dorsett, Matthew Fairbanks...

“Esprimo soddisfazione per creazione di un nuovo programma accademico d’italiano alla Morgan State University, una delle più grandi università statali dello Stato del Maryland (USA) e tra le più grandi università di denominazione Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) degli Stati Uniti”. È quanto dichiara oggi Fucsia Nissoli, deputata...

To know where you need to go, it’s best to learn where you’ve been. And in high school sports in Southwest Washington, there are few people better equipped to do that than Leta Meyer. On Friday, which was the final day of the school year for Evergreen Public Schools, Meyer closed out a career as an educator, coach and administrator that spanned fou...

A Bergen County foundation that recognizes graduating high school seniors for academic achievement is giving awards to 10 students for excellence in their Italian language studies, which was once one of the most widely spoken languages in New Jersey households. Italian was the third most common language spoken at home in the Garden State at the tur...

After 32 years in the Springfield School district, Felix Fabiano is retiring. He will be leaving from teaching after this year's graduation ceremonies. The long-time Jonathan Dayton Italian teacher also coached the boys' soccer and bowling teams during his time at the school. Before retiring, Fabiano spoke with TAPinto Springfield for an exclusive...

Dal 2011 sei titolare della cattedra in studi Italiani e Italo-americani con un focus in particolare su letteratura, musica e tematiche come l’immigrazione. Qual è l’oggetto principale della tua didattica?“Questo sfaccettato ruolo intreccia docenza, ricerca e attività legate alla promozione della cultura italiana, che vanno da eventi pubblici, a in...