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Isabella Naddeo, a senior at Trinity High School, has won the annual scholarship from the Primo Italiano Lodge #2800 of the Sons and Daughter of Italy. The scholarship was awarded to Ms. Naddeo at the lodge meeting on May 16, 2022. Ms. Naddeo will use the $2500 scholarship this fall at Washington & Jefferson College, where she plans to major in bio...

Rocco B. Commisso (’71SEAS, ’75BUS), the founder, chairman, and CEO of Mediacom Communications and president of Florence, Italy based football club ACF Fiorentina, and his wife Catherine Commisso have generously donated one of the largest gifts to date designated for undergraduate scholarship support to the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and A...

Convivio Society and its San Diego Italian Heritage Commission were proud to host thirty-eight students and five chaperones from La Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi (La Scuola), a bilingual Italian school based in New York City. La Scuola D'Italia is one of only two schools in the United States that provides K-12 bilingual education firmly rooted...

The Ulster County Italian American Foundation (UCIAF) has announced the 2022 recipients of its annual educational and community grants. Anna Brett, the Educational Awards Chairperson, and her committee selected the following winners for the annual $1000 award: Ashley Altieri — Saugerties High School, Paige Bell — Kingston High School,  Katerina Cal...

Announcing the 2022 Enrico Fermi Scholarship recipients for graduating seniors from Yonkers and Westchester County, handed out at the 59th Annual Enrico Fermi Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester, NY. Recipients and the scholarship sponsors are listed below, complete biographies of the recipients can...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation Scholarship Awards Dinner will return on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. after a two-year hiatus. The Foundation is excited to be able to celebrate their heritage together again. It promises to be a wonderful evening of friendship, pride, and, of course, delicious Italian food. The dinner will be hosted at Terry Hi...

In support of academic excellence and the University’s expansion as a global institution, Life Trustee Daniel D’Aniello ’68, H’20 and his wife, Gayle, are gifting $10 million toward significantly enhancing the Syracuse Abroad Florence program. The transformational nature of this gift will expand opportunities for students, attract exceptional facul...

The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies at Columbia University will present “Being Ariodante” on May 13-14, 2022. The opera, which was written by American composer Jonathan Dawe, will be conducted by Benjamin Grow and stars Bryce McClendon, Dickie Hearts, Sydney Anderson, Richard Pittsinger, Cree Carrico, Vako Gvelesiani, Gil Sweeney, and Chris Bu...

In the heart of Columbia University, the most famous university campus of the Upper West Side, a six-story gem stands out from the rest of the buildings. It is the headquarters of the Italian Academy, which was founded in 1991, subsequent to a deal made between Columbia University and the Italian Republic and that, before that time, had been the “C...

On Saturday, May 21, join author, educator, and past Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholar Angela Carcione for a special event at the Townhouse (8 East 69th Street, New York, NY 10021). Her recently released children's book Buggin' Out with Natalia Vedalia will be given as a gift to all participants under 14. We hope this will be the first of many n...

Tuesday, May 10, 2022. 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM CEST. Online event. Register here. This event is co-organized by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medicine, and The Rockefeller University in New York (The Tri-Institutions, or “Tri-I”), partnering with Associazione Internazionale Ricercatori Italiani (AIRI) New York Chapter and under th...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers will hold its 59th Annual Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, May 1, 2022 at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester. The event begins promptly at 9:45am. We are proud to announce that we will be honoring the Honorable Peter P. Rosato, Esq. and The Yonkers Federation of Teachers who have graced us with their s...