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Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pmLocation: The Office of the Consul General, Public Ledger Building, Suite 1026 150 south independence Mall West Philadelphia,PA 19106The Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, in collaboration with the NJ Italian and Italian American Heritage Commissing (NJIIAHC) cordially invites you to atten...

by Lisa Femia   The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the creation of NIAF on Campus, a new NIAF Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) Program. If you know an outstanding Italian or Italian studies professor and Italian American college or graduate student, please encourage them to apply!   The program i...

Established in 1998, this annual scholarship is made available to qualifying high school seniors in memory of Vincenzo "Jimmy" De Pinto, a late president of the Society, for his contributions to the Societa Madonna Dei Martiri, the Hoboken Italian Festival and his devotion to the Madonna.   Emigrating from Italy, Mr. De Pinto never abandoned...

A symposium in the US capital on Tuesday highlighted the many influences Italy has had on the White House through the centuries, from Cicero's ideal of the gentleman politician to the concept of equality espoused by Filippo Mazzei, which influenced Thomas Jefferson in guiding the nation's founding principles. The symposium "Italy in the White Hous...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) with hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) has awarded nearly $59 million in scholarships to date.   In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants...

New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.   The state's Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission has released a wealt...

The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is just one week away from celebrating it's 25th Anniversary National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. Since then, over $51 million in scholarships have been awarded to bright, young Italian Americans. As we approach the silver anniversary of this momentous Washington event, we catch up with past sch...

I am pleased to announce that we have begun to accept applications for Catholic University Law School's 2014 International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, Italy. The program is open to qualified JD and LL.M students and I hope that you will pass this information along to law students you know who may be interested in a 3-week study program...

As a lead-off event to this year's national celebration of Catholic Schools Week, representatives of the Tri-State Italian-American Congress presented $25,000 in scholarships to 25 students of Italian heritage from 18 Catholic elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Newark.   The awards were presented in the Auditorium of the Archdiocesan C...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) and more than 650 state and local lodges, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) has awarded nearly $50 million in scholarships to date.   Each year, the SIF offers 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition. &nbs...

A group of thirty exchange students from Montella, Italy, came to the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday as a part of the sister cities exchange program run with the Norristown Area School District. The sheriff's department personnel led the group of exchange students around the courthouse.   The students got a run-down of courtroom...

Ottima conoscenza delle lingue straniere, consapevolezza del contesto culturale, sensibilità estetica e capacità tecnologiche ad hoc sono elementi che fanno del sottotitolaggio e il sopratitolaggio un possibile settore professionale ideale per gli studenti di Art and Humanities con specializzazione in lingua straniera. Questo uno dei temi principa...