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The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students in Rockland County who have excelled in a particular area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career.   On May 18 they presented the following awards: - Charter Member Award for Academic Excellence: John F...

The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and The Italian Language Intercultural Alliance in collaboration with the Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council will hold its annual reception for faculty and staff on Monday, September 28th. This year's reception will feature a presentation and discussion titled "How Do Cultural Differe...

On the occasion of the annual Italian language week in the world (October 17th – 23rd), the Consulate General of Italy in New York, the Italian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Italian American Committee on Education (IACE), Kairos Italy Theater (KIT) and Eataly present "New York parla Italiano", a special event to promote the study of...

L'anno accademico 2013-2014 della Scuola d'Italia "G. Marconi" è stato inaugurato ufficialmente ieri con una cerimonia svoltasi nella sede dell'istituto a East 67th Street alla presenza di studenti, genitori e rappresentanti istituzionali. Dopo gli inni intonati dal coro di studenti della Media e del Liceo, ha preso la parola la preside Anna Fiore...

By Carol Ann Benanti   The Italian Club of Staten Island, the time-honored organization founded to promote "a better understanding among leading Italian-Americans in the business and professional field and to raise awareness about Italian culture," has awarded two $5,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement and community...

by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Sabato 13 settembre, all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York si è tenuta una doppia presentazione per lanciare il nuovo programma di corsi mattutini per studenti adulti di tutti i livelli; il tutto per incoraggiare le iscrizioni delle classi d'italiano, per promuovere la lingua italiana e anche favorire lo svilup...

by Anthony J. Tanburri   Cari Amici, I am pleased to announce the reconstitution of the Calandra Center for Career Development at the Calandra Institute offices in Manhattan on January 12, 2015. The Center will provide individual career counseling and assessment to current students and members of the community, 18 years of age and older, wh...

By Paula Katinas   College-bound high school students are being urged by Brooklyn state legislators to apply for college scholarships being offered by a group of lawmakers.   The New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators is accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded at the group's Legislative Con...

As an extension of a lesson on Italian and German immigration, the Italian and German Honor Society students, led by their teachers Vincenza Certosimo and Evelyn Erli, visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.   The students toured the restored apartments of the Baldizzi and the Gumpertz families. The students develope...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   We have a challenge in front of us: That of keeping our Italian culture alive in American schools. Is it possible? Yes!- Natalia Quintavalle, Consul General of Italy. (Abbiamo una sfida di fronte a noi: Quello di mantenere la nostra cultura italiana viva nelle scuole americane. È possibile? Sì! – Natalia Quint...

To be awarded to an outstanding teacher of Italian whose greatest qualification is excellence in the classroom. He/she must have also distinguished himself/herself as a promoter of Italian studies both in his/her school and in the community at large. This teacher should be prepared to share the benefits of the award with the students in the classro...

The Italian American Women of Staten Island hosted its annual Scholarship Dinner at Patrizia's of Brooklyn in Eltingville last night. The 2016 recipient, Emily Cooke, is a graduate of St. Joseph Hill Academy and will be attending Steven's Institute in their engineering program. Antonella Colangeli and Michele Springer were the co-chairs at this eve...