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St. Francis Xavier School, the first Catholic school in Southwest Florida, will hold its End of the Year Celebration on Friday, May 1, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the school. Tickets and a range of sponsorships and donation opportunities are available for the event. Admission is $50 each or $90 for two guests.   Attendees will enjoy music by L...

On April 13, the Modern Languages and Literatures Graduation Reception celebrated graduating language majors and minors and recognized outstanding students, while also holding a friendly competition between the different language departments. The creation of the competition was for students to showcase their love for language in an artistic form....

By Savannah Chastain   It's the busy lunch hour in Destin, but Noelle Osellame, Wendy Rulnick, and Tricia Rennicke are taking it slow, enjoying the daily special and lively conversation at Mimmo's Ristorante Italiano.   The three women meet once a week to "parlare in Italiano," or speak Italian, believing in the old Latin proverb, "Us...

Le scuole della Florida possono ottenere l'assegnazione di corsi di lingua gratuiti grazie a un concorso promosso dal Consorzio ICoN e dalla Odli (Organization for the Development of Italian Language). Le due istituzioni hanno pubblicato un bando per la creazione di video in italiano da parte di studenti americani. Nell'anno delle Olimpiadi il tema...

Vicky Oakes, supervisor of elections, invites eligible college students to apply for one of three $1,200 scholarships through the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections a statewide, professional organization of the 67 Supervisors of Elections offices throughout the state of Florida.   The organization will award three $1,200 s...

From May 1 to October 31, Milan will become a global showcase as it hosts the World's Fair Expo, where more than 140 countries will share their solutions to one of today's most pressing issues: feeding the planet.   Three UM students, from the College of Arts & Sciences and from the School of Communication, were selected to represent the...

The 22nd annual Italian Night Fundraiser event presented by the Columbia High School Italian Language and Culture Club will be held Friday, February 5, at the CHS cafeteria. Club Advisor Enrica Funari explained the theme is "Italian Renaissance Knights" and is focused on the Northern Regions of Italy.   Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for st...

The Department of Foreign Languages at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Italian (area of specialization open) beginning August 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Italian language, culture, and literature at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum,...

By Joe Hudak Three graduating seniors from Vero Beach High School have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Italian American Civic Association of Vero Beach. The three students were selected for their community involvement, academics and school activities.   The students are Patrick Zatz, Megan Reyer and Gabrielle Eaton. Club...

April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky CALL FOR PAPERS - ITALIAN STUDIES Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 10, 2014   The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of ITALIAN STUDIES. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, incl...

by Bob LeFavi   Every year, I escort a few dozen Armstrong and Georgia Southern students to Italy to study the healthful aspects of the Italian diet. My colleagues and I always chuckle when, after only the first day of being in Italy, our students turn to us and ask, "Why is everyone so thin here?"   Like many Americans, our students...

Life University in Marietta is planning to develop a campus in Rome, Italy. The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zzqbBQ) that Life's board of trustees last week voted to move forward with the plan.   Officials say the Rome campus would offer a Doctor of Chiropractic degree -- the same degree offered at the Georgia campus. &nb...