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The Sons of Italy, Galloway and Absecon Purple Aster Chapter is offering two $1,500 scholarships to high school seniors of Absegami and/or Holy Spirit High Schools. Students who are enrolled in college by September 2017, and have a parent or grandparent of Italian descent are eligible to apply. Details and applications are available in the guidance...

The Society of Italian American Businessmen together with Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air have donated $8,000 to the Harford Community College Foundation. This gift is designated to support student scholarships for Harford students enrolled in Continuing Education Allied Health programs. Harford Community College students Jamila King, Amy Selig, a...

A Queen Village elementary school has launched a pilot Italian language program for kindergarten, first, and second grades. The Italian version of Old McDonald was being sung, in Italian, by the second grade class at the Meredith School. Maestro Matteo Greco of Milan is their teacher on a one year internship. The program is a partnership with the I...

Tue. March 21 (6:30-8:30pm) Feliciano School of Business Lecture Hall 101 - Montclair State University - RSVP required here by Mon. March 20. See flyerThis is the second event of the "Critical Made in Italy" series, designed by the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and inspired by a 2016 collection of essays edited by Daniele Ba...

March 21, 4:30 pm Synergies between Business and Education: Meeting with New Jersey Based Italian Companies. Meeting with representatives of Italian companies based in New Jersey. Organized by the Inserra Chair and the Italian Program at Montclair State University, in collaboration with and under the patronage of the Italian Trade Commission and Ch...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture is offering three Peter Cocoziello, Sr. scholarships this year, each in the amount of $3000. The Center administers the scholarship monies annually. The Peter Cocoziello Scholarship Fund was established in 2005 by Mr. Peter Cocoziello, Sr. to be awarded to a deserving high school senior of Italian o...

The inauguration of the Italian Language Program at William M. Meredith Elementary school was held this past February 24th, at the presence of the Hon. Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, Councilman Mark Squilla and some of the members of the Board of “Il...

From Harford Community College: The Society of Italian American Businessmen together with Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air have donated $8,000 to the Harford Community College Foundation. This gift is designated to support student scholarships for Harford students enrolled in Continuing Education Allied Health programs. Harford Community College st...

This summer, Professor Gloria Pastorino, who teaches French and Spanish on the Florham Campus, will be hosting a trip to Bergamo, Italy. This will be Fairleigh Dickinson University’s fifth trip to Italy, although only the third to Bergamo. Pastorino started the program in 2008, when she first began teaching at FDU. She said that she noticed a need...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2017 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

The city’s school district may soon name the School 16 media center after the founder of the “Italian Voice” newspaper following repeated lobbying by the founder’s daughter. Cesairna Augusto Earl, the daughter, made the case to name the school or media center after her mother, Mary Augusto, yet again on Wednesday night. School board president Chris...

Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U. Pressures. Columbia University, Wednesday, April 26, 2017; Montclair State University, Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Euro-Mediterranean migrant crisis prompted by the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East continues to be discussed with increasing frequ...