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Requirements: Must have a work permit; Native Italian; University degree, preferably in Education; Passion for teaching children; Previous experience in teaching children; Creative, flexible, motivated and with a positive personality. Il/la candidato/a ideale dovrà coordinare insegnanti, sillabi, materiale, libri, e formazione delle classi, con il...

The first annual Mid-Atlantic Italian American Medical Awards dinner will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825 Norwich Drive, Philadelphia. The dinner will present “A Taste of Italy,” catered by Luigi & Giovanni Caterers and the Gran Caffe L’Aquila. Admission is $250. The event, hosted by the Hon. Ama...

The Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey has announced the recipients of their annual academic scholarships. This year's scholarships, to be applied for the 2021 Fall semester, have been awarded to two New Jersey high school seniors. The first recipient, Peter Rescinio, is a recent graduate of Monmouth Regional High School in Ea...

Scuola Marco Polo, an Italian language school for children in the Main Line area of Philadelphia, is accepting enrollment for the next school year, which begins in October. Since its founding in 2002, Scuola Marco Polo’s mission has been to teach the Italian language to children ages 3 to 11, following a philosophy that children learn best when the...

The Orange/West Orange UNICO (O/WO UNICO) Chapter was not able to hold an in-person scholarship dinner for the second year in a row. However, that did not prevent the Chapter from awarding nearly $20,000 in scholarships to local high school students from West Orange High School (WOHS) and Seton Hall Prep (SHP) for the second year in a row. Local sc...

The Verona Chapter of UNICO National, the nation’s largest Italian-American service organization, is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships. Scholarship applications were sent to Verona High School, Mount Saint Dominic, Seton Hall Prep and St. Peter’s Jersey City. Twenty-seven applications were received, so awarding six schola...

The Lido Civic Club , at a reception held at the Kenwood Country Club, officially awarded $95,000 to 14 outstanding Italian American students from the Washington, DC area. The awards were presented by President Richard DiPippo, and Past President and former Scholarship Chair Francesco Isgro. Domenico Bellantone, the First Counselor of the Embassy o...

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia, under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms learned in late April that they not only would be given a donation to cover the subscription to an authentic Italian magazine, but would also be able to use some of the funds to award a...

The Silvio Laccetti Foundation of Fairview, NJ has presented its prestigious Garibaldi Award to five New Jersey students for 2021. The accolade is given to students who have demonstrated high achievement in high school Italian Studies while also serving as models for school or community service. Over two dozen of these awards have been given since...

We are pleased to remind you that The Italian Cultural Society offers awards for students who excel in the study of Italian language, Classics, Music, Science, Arts! In particular: Italian language; classics; musics; science; art. Applications are due by June 15th. Details and application information can be found here.  Italian Language - High Scho...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2021 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms have started receiving the Italian magazine OGGI and will – for the first time since Cape started offering Italian 12 years ago – be awarding a $1,100 scholarship to a deserving senior w...