The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students across the region who have excelled in a specific subject area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career. On Saturday, June 13th the organization awarded 18 scholarships.  “We are immensely proud of our Scholarsh...

The word rinascita, or rebirth, has never sounded so beautiful. We pronounce it ree-nah-she-tah, and it has the same root and origin as Rinascimento, or Renaissance, that period in Italian and European history that gave us Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffaello and Lorenzo de’ Medici. Rinascita is a noun that comes from a verb, rinascere (to be reborn),...

Nei giorni scorsi sono stati pubblicati rapporti sulla scarsa efficacia dei corsi online per gli studenti americani costretti a casa dal coronavirus. Ma fanno eccezione i corsi di italiano promossi e finanziati dallo IACE, Italian American Committee on Education, nelle scuole pubbliche e private degli Stati di New York, New Jersey e Connecticut. Da...

It is known for being used as either "hello" or "goodbye" between family members, friends, and those amongst the same peer group. Although Ciao is seen as an Italian greeting, it has only been to a part of the Italian vocabulary since the 20th century. The Origins of Ciao According to La Gazzetta Italiana, "The word ciao, in fact, derives from the ...

On June 4 the Cedar Grove Chapter of UNICO National awarded their annual scholarships to their recipients at their homes.  They were Taylor Schmey, Stanley Duwal IV and Christopher Schoner.  All three demonstrated outstanding achievements in the classroom, community and school activities.  We'd like to congratulate them as they embark on the next c...

Italian swimmer Ilaria Murzilli from Rome, Italy has verbally committed to Nebraska. She is expected to join the Cornhuskers in the fall of 2021. I am very happy to be able to announce my commitment to swimming and studying at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. I chose this university because I am sure it can give me great opportunities for sports...

Joseph Cammarosano, Ph.D., a Fordham professor emeritus and administrator whose tough and thoughtful leadership guided the University through some of its most pivotal moments, died on May 19 at South Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, New York, after suffering congestive heart failure. He was 97. “Dr. C,” as students and colleagues knew him, s...

Since 1937, the United States has nationally celebrated Columbus Day in honor of the explorer who claimed discovery of the New World in his 1492 voyage. However, citizens have begun to question Columbus’ celebration, particularly in light of the growing acknowledgement of the violence and enslavement he perpetrated across Native communities. In fac...

The event, organized by Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote the spread of the Made in Italy researhers’ culture. Leonardo Da Vinci, symbol of the Italian excellence in creativity and innovation: this is the key in understanding the project Leonardo’s Way: The discovery of modern Italian geniuses in US. The USA appreciates and looks more a...

Is Italian truly the most beautiful language in the world? Once the language of philosophy and poetry, up to the point that John Milton could sing “questa è lingua di cui si vanta Amore” (this is the language of which Love makes his boast), in the late twentieth century Italian was certainly the language of football and fashion; but is this still t...