The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are proud to present the Leonardo Award 2020 . This award recognize the outstanding contributions of Italian/Italian American early career researchers/scholars working in the San Francisco Bay Area. Winners of the 2020 Leonard...

Congratulations to Rose Carmel Goddard and Miranda Manzo, winners of this year’s FADM Merit Scholarship.  Each of these exceptional young women received $1000 to pursue her studies. Rose Carmel is a University of Michigan Senior majoring in Movement Science in the School of Kinesiology. She is the daughter of Michael and Catherine (Calvano) Goddard...

Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America John Michael Marino Foundation Inc., Port Washington announced its high school graduating Class of 2020 Scholarships, Awards, and Local Charities Awards recipients. Paul D. Schreiber High School graduates John Alexander, Benjamin Gallucci, and Grace Livio were recipients of scholarships. The Private John M...

“A New Approach to Deconstruct and Destroy the ACT” is a new and revolutionary test prep book written by Garden City locals Nicholas LaPoma and Brittany Verlezza. LaPoma describes his book as, “a clearer and more powerful alternative to the ACT Black Book.” This test prep book in particular was meant to be geared towards a student who wants to know...

In honor of the 20th edition of Week of the Italian Language in the World (October 19-25, 2020), Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco under the auspices of the Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles and the Italian Consulate General in San Franci...

Ever since he was a young boy, Anthony Ippolito has had a soccer ball at his feet. Soccer is a staple in the Ippolito family, and Anthony has loved playing the game for quite a long time. Anthony displays his passion for the pitch as a member of the boys’ soccer team at Guilford High School, where he is about to begin his senior year. “I’ve been pl...

The 2020 Scholarship Program of the UNICO National Foundation has granted more than $80,000 to college students on many levels and in many disciplines. The Bernard and Carolyn Torraco Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund awarded $2,500 to Giulia Randazzo of Milton, a nursing student at the University of Pennsylvania. A lifelong resident of Milton and...

H-Farm, one of Europe’s leading innovation hubs, inaugurated on Monday its new campus, which will be able to welcome up to 3,000 people, including entrepreneurs, professionals and students. A project that was conceived back in 2016 but was slowed due to bureaucratic issues, the creation of the new campus results from an expansion of H-Farm’s alread...

It’s been three months since the Vincenzis moved to Hillsdale and their home has been a revolving door ever since.  Hospitality is the Vincenzi family speciality. On a typical evening, that means lime cheesecake and fresh pasta are on the table for their guests. Dr. Anna Vincenzi, a new assistant professor of history, will teach Western and America...

Last year, I was fortunate enough to be one of those lucky foodies when I spent a week experiencing the all-inclusive Cook in Tuscany, an indulgent experience that immerses its guests in all things Tuscan. As a professional travel blogger I have the enviable job of traveling the world and trying new experiences. I also have no shortage of friends a...