In addition to its beautiful landscapes and Renaissance artwork, Florence, Italy, has evolved into a vibrant hub for modern business.  A group of 20 Cal State Fullerton students had the opportunity to study global marketing in Italy, where they met with local business leaders to understand how Italian companies create and leverage international mar...

The Rhode Island Italian-American Hall of Fame announced Thursday An Evening of Laughter Honoring Jay Leno & Rhode Island’s Best and Brightest presented by Providence Auto Body on September 27, 2023 at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Proceeds from this RIIAHF fundraiser benefit the organization’s scholarship fund. Ten exceptional college bou...

The local Orange/West Orange UNICO Chapter was founded in 1957 originally, and the West Orange and Orange chapters merged in 1968. UNICO’s objective is to encourage the ideal of “service about self.” According to the Orange/West Orange UNICO president, Frank Gonnella, the five main focuses of UNICO are Scholarships, Cancer Research & Prevention, Co...

The Italian-American Heritage Club of Sussex County recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to Tyler James Belson and Anna Maria Fantoli. Mr. Belson was an honor roll student and a member of the National Honor Society and his high school’s Game Club. He received recognition for passing the Advanced Placement exam and will be attending Wilmington Unive...

The Italian American Women’s Center awarded four graduating high school students from Long Island and Queens with $1,000 in scholarships. The scholarships were presented to each student during a luncheon at Uncle Bacala’s in Garden City on July 23. The students — Angelo Cangero, Sophia Ieraci, Jack Longobucco and Lauren Stea — earned the scholarshi...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center of Houston will award one (1) one-time non-renewable $5,000 scholarships to college students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or Ph.D. program, majoring or minoring in Italian Studies Concentrating in Italian History and/or Culture. Completed applications must be submitted by the dead...

The AMHS Scholarship Committee has reviewed and selected scholarship recipients for both the AMHS Scholarship and the newly created Angela Lastrico Raish Music Scholarship. The Society has been awarding the AMHS scholarships to deserving young students for over twenty years. Applicants must be exceptionally strong academic performers whose major or...

Last month, the Sons of Italy Una Famiglia Lodge held a scholarship banquet at Southern Hills Plantation, where they awarded a $1000 scholarship. The recipient was Hanna Maglio, a Wider Horizons School student with a GPA of 4.46. She will be attending the University of Florida, and she plans to study journalism and later go on to law school. Annema...

The evening brimmed with community spirit, celebrating Italy’s rich history and age-old traditions. It was The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere’s inaugural “Musica Sotto le Stelle” — Music Under the Stars. At the event, the foundation launched its college-bound scholarship program by awarding two graduating high school students of Ital...

If the CIAC ever decided to expand its Scholar/Athlete concept to organizations, it might well consider the Torrington chapter of UNICO. “We’re not a sports organization,” UNICO President Brian Mattiello emphasized in a Saturday morning get-together, along with scholarship co-chairmen Paul Denza and Pat Finn. Neither is any CIAC Scholar/Athlete str...