Purdue University’s nationally renowned motorsports engineering program in Indianapolis has a new home with an internationally recognized motorsports manufacturer. On Thursday May 23, Purdue announced an innovative partnership with Dallara, the largest multinational Italian race car manufacturer, to house its motorsports program at Dallara’s U.S. h...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation 40th Scholarship Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 4 at 6 p.m. The Foundation is excited to be able to celebrate their heritage together. It promises to be a wonderful evening of friendship, pride and of course, delicious Italian food being hosted at Batavia Downs. Tickets are $35.00 and may be purchase...

Have you ever looked back at your college experience and wished you had studied abroad? Thanks to Temple University’s Adult Study Abroad, it’s not too late. The program, established in 2019, offers a unique opportunity for adults to study in Rome. And Temple is the only university in the country to offer such a program.   “While many American unive...

The Italian Program (Department of World Languages & Cultures) and the Coccia Institute were thrilled to collaborate with the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in welcoming Professor Amedeo Arena (from the University of Naples “Federico II”) to campus! Americans may know of Benjamin Franklin’s friendship with Filippo Mazzei and the impact...

The Mercer County Italian American Festival Association (MCIAFA) held its annual scholarship awards dinner on Monday, at Leonardi's II in Lawrenceville. This year's scholarship recipients were: Colleen Elizabeth Smith, Notre Dame, attending Monmouth University; Enea Meloni, Princeton High School, attending Fairfield University; and Joseph Anthony C...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers proudly announces the (eight) Scholarship recipients awarded at our 61st Annual Scholarship Breakfast held on Sunday, April 28, 2024 at Mulinos at Lake Isle in Eastchester NY.  Carl E. Petrillo, Chairman, Yonkers Contracting Company, was the Keynote Speaker and James J. Veneruso, Esq., Managing Partner,...

On May 9th, in connection with the International Festival of European Geopolitics in Venice-Mestre, the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC hosted the concluding event of the first year of the biennial twinning project between two Italian higher education institutions, Capellini-Sauro in La Spezia and Cambi-Serrani in Falconara Marittima (Province of...

After partnering with The Magic House for the Ciao Bambini exhibit, the Italian Community of St Louis will partner with the Missouri History Museum for an Italian Family Fun Day as part of their Summer Family Fun Series. The event takes place Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 10am-1pm.The resounding success of Ciao Bambini, which opened September 2023,...

More than 20 Vanderbilt engineering students recently visited Italy during their spring break to not only see some iconic structures, but also learn the engineering behind the Pantheon and Venice’s sophisticated floodgates so they could apply that knowledge to future engineering projects of their own. The trip was part of an inaugural class taught...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is delighted to announce the creation of the Vicky and Michael Carabini Endowment. The fund will enhance the activities of the Ferrucci Institute for Italian Experience and Research and further promote the teaching and learning of Italian language and culture on campus. For over a decade, the Carabi...