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Italian sprinter Semuedè (“Sem”) Andreis has verbally committed to The Ohio State University’s class of 2022. “I decide to commit to Ohio state University because I think it will be a good opportunity for my future and to stay closer to my american family and friends.”  [sic] Andreis came to the United States in 2016 as an exchange student in New P...

We have an announcement to make! We Have Moved! The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Area, is pleased to announce that MOVED to a NEW location. Starting from Monday, October 16, 2017 cultural and Italian language classes will be held at: 4050 West Maple Road, Ste # 250, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted every year through the consular and diplomatic network of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This year’s edition (16-22 October) focuses on the theme “L’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema”. The Consulate of Italy in Detroit, in collaboration with the Detroit Film Theatr...

Italian Immersion Day (Student Culture Day) 2017 was a huge success! Kids enjoyed themselves immensely! Thanks to all who sponsored this event and volunteered to make this day possible! WisItalia's very own Lucia Soldati is our newest addition to this fabulous event! Grazie Mille! Our visiting school was Academy of Accelerated Learning from Milwauk...

On Saturday, September 23, a group of Italian language teachers of Michigan and Ohio schools and universities took part to Prof. Roberto Tartaglione's workshop. The linguist Roberto Tartaglione is the creator of the portal ScudIta (http://www.scudit.net/mdindice.htm), a useful resource for teachers of Italian language, and the author of numerous gr...

Many wonderful things take place at Italian Fest – sometimes behind the scenes.  This year, the Matt Melucci Italian Studies Fund Committee at SIUE, working with the Italian American Club of Southwestern Illinois, invites you to contribute to their special cause – helping to finance Italian language student study in Italy.  Your contribution to the...

As a child, Andrew Biondo diligently sat at the front of the classroom at the Italian American Cultural Center excitedly repeating the words he heard his nonni say to him, meanwhile trying to separate those words from the Spanish and Ukrainian he was learning in his weekday classroom. This fall, Andrew will take his love of learning and his incredi...

The Italian American Cultural Club presented its annual scholarships at the July 10 meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The recipients were Jack Marx, Gabriella Capaldi, Anthony DeFallo, Lexi Biasi and Virginia Olszewski. The scholarships are awarded in memory of club members’ loved ones. Gabby Capaldi’s scholarship was presented by M...

Dr. Corinne Benedetto has been named interim dean of DePaul University’s School for New Learning. Benedetto joined the School for New Learning in 1998, previously serving as associate dean for operations and enrollment management and as associate dean of undergraduate programs. Last academic year, she also served as a member of the Office of the Pr...

The University Club of Milwaukee today announced that it has named David Magnasco as culinary director. In his new role, Magnasco will oversee all culinary operations at both the City and Country Club. Magnasco joins the University Club with more than 27 years of professional culinary experience working in restaurants and private clubs throughout t...

The Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima awarded 14, $1,000 scholarships at a banquet last month. This year’s recipients were Caleb Austin, Rachel Ballinger, Paul Blasiman, Eli Bourassa, Lauren Bull, Jaclyn Diglio, Gabrelle Dulebohn, Abigail Durst, Gage Goecke, Adrian Johnson, Karenna Langhals, Taylor Miller, Thomas Williams and Addison...

On May 12, the Maria Montessori chapter of the Societ Onoraria Italica, the National Italian Honor Society inducted 17 juniors, two seniors and one honorary member at the annual induction ceremony. Juniors who were inducted included Isabella Beil, Mia Bruno, Benjamin Burkey, Tyler Catanzarite, Luciano Cardillo, McKenna Connolly, Grace Coppola, Anna...