Leaders in public service, culinary arts, Italian American leadership, and humanitarianism will be honored on Wednesday May 25, 2022, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. by the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) at its 33rd Annual National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. The SIF is the philanthrop...

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...

In the spirit of the freedom, openness and plurality that brings it to life, in celebration of 800 years since its foundation, the University of Padua sets out on its journey as ambassador describing and promoting its historical, cultural and scientific excellence across the world. Against this backdrop ‘Libera il tuo futuro. Padova nel mondo’ (Fr...

In late March, I hopped on my first international flight to attend a quarter-long study abroad in Rome, Italy. With course options focusing on art history, communications, architecture, creative writing and the Italian language, the “Rome in Residence” program through UW Seattle seemed like the perfect way to try something new, as I have been solel...

Rome's Università La Sapienza is the top university in Italy according to the 2022-23 ranking by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), a leading consulting organisation and publisher of the largest academic ranking of global universities. The rankings, released on Friday, show that La Sapienza is in 37th place at a European level and 113...

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...

The owners of Enzzo’s Trattoria in Short Hills are working with Nancy Siegel of the Millburn High School Guidance Department to set up a senior college scholarship or two, depending on how much money they raise, for the class of 2022. According to Perri Urso, owner of Enzzo’s, they plan to sponsor a scholarship called “Believed in Me,” which will “...

An Italian woman who missed out on formal education because of the second world war has returned to the classroom to study for her school diploma – at the age of 90. Annunziata Murgia is the oldest person ever in her evening class to attend lessons for the licenza media, or middle school diploma, an exam typically taken by children in lower seconda...

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...

Few nations are as interesting as Italy for international students looking for a world-class education at an affordable price. Along with education, the country has a diverse selection of social and recreational activities. The country's cultural significance dates back to ancient times, and it's heaven for history and archaeology students. The Uni...