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Leaving home is never easy. When that journey means saying goodbye to your "terra madre" — or loosely translated, motherland — crossing the Atlantic and settling into an area that is just as foreign to you as the language, “difficult” doesn't even begin to cover it. Take it from Vita Maria Mesnick. With her Italian heritage and love of teaching per...

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2:30pm–4:15pm - Italian Charities of America  83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst, New York 11373. Are you of Sicilian Descent? OR just interested in Sicilian? Come join us for Sicilian Language lessons. We will have a native Sicilian to teach you from beginner level, you will learn the language; reading, writing and speakin...

Learn Italy Usa lancia un nuovo progetto che avvicina le nuove generazioni dei due lati dell’Atlantico. Come ha annunciato il suo presidente Massimo Veccia, nei prossimi mesi verranno conferite 5 borse di studio totali e 10 parziali a giovani per il corso di alta specializzazione “Made In & By Italy”, che per la prima volta sarà aperto congiuntamen...

When 21-year-old Charles Poveromo was applying to college, he knew tuition costs wouldn't be cheap. But when he toured Wagner College on Grymes Hill as a Tottenville High School student, he learned of the DaVinci Scholarship -- given to an Italian-American student each year by the DaVinci Society of Wagner College. "I probably wouldn't be at Wagner...

A $2 million gift from Arnold Lisio ’56, ’60M (MD) and Anne Lisio endows the Lisio Program in Italian Studies within Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E) at the University of Rochester. This gift ensures that students will always be able to study in Italy and have opportunities to enhance their understanding and appreciation for the language, art, c...

NOIAW’s scholarship program is open to female undergraduate or graduate students, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited US academic institution. Undergraduate students must be enrolled at a four-year college or university. High school students need not apply as they are not eligible. Applicants must have at lea...

Newer immigrants have been contributing many layers of cultural authenticity to Queens’ multi-ethnic pot, but those who were once considered new immigrants back in the early 1900s don’t seem to be getting as much recognition these days. So it’s time to celebrate their unique history and heritage. The Italian-American story can be told through the m...

Un progetto innovativo negli Stati Uniti per la promozione della lingua e della cultura italiana e della cultura italo-americana, una convenzione per l’avvio di progetti di diffusione della cultura e della lingua italiana nel Nord America. Venerdì 27 ottobre è stato siglato un nuovo protocollo di collaborazione tra Alessandro Masi, Segretario Gener...

November 2-4, 2017 - Melville Library, Room E4340 - Stony Brook University. The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University is hosting the U.S. component of a two-series international conference: "The Challenge of Migration in Europe and the United States: Comparing Policies and Models of Reception," with presentations by judges, prosecuto...

Niagara University has renamed its recently renovated and expanded Dining Commons to commemorate a generous gift from local restaurateur and philanthropist Russell J. Salvatore. The Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons at Niagara University underwent an $8 million renovation and expansion, which was completed in January. Preliminary construction on...

Un importante passo sarà compiuto a New York il 27 e 28 ottobre, quando verrà firmato un protocollo di collaborazione tra la Società Dante Alighieri e il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, istituto universitario del Queens College della C.U.N.Y., City University of New York, diretto da Anthony J. Tamburri.  A New York la Dante si avvarrà...

October Lecture Series on the Topic: Story Telling and Food History in Italy Through Recipes Books, and Periodicals (1945-1980). With Italian Historian from Rome Francesco D'Ausilio, whose area of research is Italian food history and culture. The Center for Italian Studies in Stony Brook University's Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340 - 10...