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...

“In 1994, shortly after he’d won the San Remo Song Festival in the ‘new voices’ category for his song ‘Il mare calma della sera’,” Laura Biancalani, CEO of The Andrea Bocelli Foundation wrote me, “I knocked on Andrea’s front door to ask him to organize a concert to benefit a local hospice for the terminally ill. Impressed that only at age 18 I was...

The 61st Annual Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers Scholarship Breakfast which was held on Sunday, April 28, 2024 at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester. Announcing the 2024 Enrico Fermi Scholarship recipients for graduating seniors from Yonkers and Westchester County, handed out at the Celebrating its past and its mission of providing acade...

The Italian American Club of Duluth hosted their annual spaghetti dinner Wednesday. The $10 meal consists of spaghetti, meatballs, a breadstick, salad, and coffee, juice or water to drink. There is even a special on wine. The club served 900 meals last year. They hope to beat that number this year so they can hand out at least three scholarships. T...

In a testament to Maria Manetti Shrem’s continuing commitment to the arts and education internationally, the “Maria Manetti Shrem Arts Renaissance” will be created at the University of California, Davis, with a pledge of more than $20 million to further the art patron’s longstanding philanthropic partnership with the university. Funding eight endow...

Thanks to the generosity of the Italian American Citizenship Assistance Program (ITAMCAP), NIAF has partnered #1 private university in Italy, to award a full-tuition scholarships to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Global Law at Luiss’s campus in Rome beginning in September of 2024. The full-tuition scholarship will be awarded to one Italian American...