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The AMHS Scholarship will begin managing the Angela Lastrico Raish Scholarship at the end of 2022.  The award, named for a prominent member of the Washington area Italian American community, will be distinct from, and in addition to, the two scholarships awarded by the Society each year. Last year the AMHS received a proposal to manage this new awa...

Luiss Guido Carli crossed the Atlantic with the aim of "strengthening that virtual bridge existing between Italy and the United States that is supported on skills, relationships and new business opportunities, but also strategic assets of what is defined as a new economic diplomacy of education." An important appointment, a meeting that took place...

The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), in collaboration with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation will host the Medical Conference titled “Italian and American Perspectives on Cancer Care” on Saturday October 29th at 9:00 AM at the...

Luiss continues to strengthen cooperation with academic institutions, the business community and its Alumni network in the US. On October 28th and 29th, the University’s Top Management will be in Washington D.C. to launch the Luiss US Foundation, aimed at collecting donations for the development of research, teaching and third mission projects of a...

Tony Trongone has assumed the top spot as president of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) for the 2022-2023 school year. He currently serves as superintendent of the Millville Public Schools. Trongone, a chief education officer with over 17 years of administrative experience in New Jersey public schools, serves as a commiss...

Special Collections and University Archives of Rutgers University–New Brunswick Libraries is delighted to announce the acquisition of the Louise A. DeSalvo Papers. Louise DeSalvo (1942–2018) was an acclaimed literary scholar, memoirist, and Rutgers alumna. Her collection was generously donated by the Louise A. DeSalvo Literary Estate, LLC. DeSalvo...

Sunday, October 16th, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008. RSVP here. On the occasion of the 22nd edition of the Week of Italian Language in the World dedicated to l’Italiano e i Giovani, Kairos Italy Theater presents an interactive event based on the experience of Versetto Libero. Founded in 2014...

The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America wishes you all a happy Italian Heritage Month! We invite you to celebrate with us this month in attending the world premiere of “Red Sauce: An Italian American Culinary Journey”. The Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America is thrilled to announce the premiere of Red Sauce: An...

AMHS is pleased to announce that our next in-person program will feature distinguished art expert, Dr. Eric Denker, who until recently was the Senior Lecturer of the National Gallery of Art.  The luncheon meeting will take place in Casa Italiana on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at 1 p.m. The program is being co-sponsored by the Casa Italiana Sociocul...

Thursday, September 15, 2022. 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Embassy of Italy in the U.S. 3000 Whitehaven St. NW Washington, DC 20008. RSVP is a must. RSVP by September 9, 2022 to info@MDRproject.com Space is limited. Networking reception to follow. Welcoming Remarks by H.E. Mariangela Zappia, Ambassador of Italy to the United States. As nutrition issues take...

At a recent monthly meeting, the Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey awarded its annual academic scholarships. This year's recipients were Long Branch High School graduates Ava Calzone and Jacob Juliano. Both recipients have excelled academically. Ava will be attending Monmouth University in the Fall, pursuing law. Jacob will b...

Teachers often say “I don’t do it for the money”; that is true. I believe the “good” teachers do it for the kids. They work hard in and out of the classroom because they know that they make a difference in a student’s life. My life has been touched by the young lady who will be getting an Italian scholarship. This is only the second scholarship I’v...