The Verona Chapter of UNICO National, the nation’s largest Italian-American service organization, is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s scholarships. Scholarship applications were sent to Verona High School, Mount Saint Dominic, Seton Hall Prep and St. Peter’s Jersey City. Twenty-seven applications were received, so awarding six schola...

Ho assistito silenziosamente e, con molta attenzione, all’incontro organizzato da Learn Italy per il master internazionale in formato Executive in “Communication, Promotion & New Media” del quale, il presidente Massimo Veccia, mi spiega brevemente le finalità, compreso la storia dell’agenzia. Da oltre undici anni Learn Italy organizza e prepara i g...

The Lido Civic Club , at a reception held at the Kenwood Country Club, officially awarded $95,000 to 14 outstanding Italian American students from the Washington, DC area. The awards were presented by President Richard DiPippo, and Past President and former Scholarship Chair Francesco Isgro. Domenico Bellantone, the First Counselor of the Embassy o...

The University of Padua has elected Daniela Mapelli as its new rector, the first woman to hold the top post at the institution since it was founded in 1222. Mapelli, a professor of psychology, begins her six-year term on 1 October, just in time for the university's 800th anniversary next year. A native of Lecco in northern Italy, the 55-year-old Ma...

The IACHH is pleased to announce our scholarship recipients for 2021.  Each spring we award $1,000 each to local high school graduates heading to college in the fall.  (l-r) Scholarship Chair, Joe Maggi, recipients, Nicholas Calamari, Ashna Patel, Mia Calamari, IACHH President, John DeCecco. Not pictured, Michael Calamari, and Cassidy Plowden. Grea...

The New York State Senate approved the appointment of a restaurateur and staunch defender of Christopher Columbus, Angelo Vivolo, to the CUNY Board of Trustees last week, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo nominated him the preceding weekend. Vivolo was interviewed at the State Senate’s board confirmation hearings on June 7, where he was approved for the six-...

La Scuola International School is excited to announce the expansion of its unique blend of Reggio Emilia, Language Immersion, and International Baccalaureate program with the opening of La Scuola Peninsula, a Preschool Early Childhood campus in East Palo Alto. La Scuola Peninsula will open with preschool classes in January 2022, and continue to exp...

Congratulations are in order for Vincent Lepani, a student at Susan Wagner High School, Thea Akhrass and Colleen Bridgman from St. Joseph Hill Academy, and Emma Padula of Curtis High School, who were each awarded $2,000 scholarships during the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation’s annual dinner at Bocelli Ristorante, Grasmere.  Michael Anicito...

The Filitalia International & Foundation is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for 2021 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia chapter members only, but some specific ones are also for non-members. Please pass the information attached to your fellow members and students with an interest in the...

All’Università della Calabria c’è l’unico centro di ricerca sulla letteratura e la cultura italoamericana di tutto il sistema universitario italiano. Il progetto si chiama “Italian Diaspora Studies” ed è stato fondato dalla visione coraggiosa e lungimirante della docente Margherita Ganeri nell’anno accademico 2016/2017. «Mi sono resa conto che c’er...