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The Italian American Association of Monmouth County has awarded five scholarships to senior high school students of Italian descent in Monmouth County. Each scholarship is valued at $500, according to a press release. One scholarship that is awarded is the IAA Frank Muzzicato Memorial Scholarship, which was established through the organization by M...

Sindelt Flores ’18, a Business major at Marymount Manhattan College and member of the College’s Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), recently completed a semester abroad at the Umbra Institute, an American study abroad institution in Perugia, Italy. Before leaving Perugia, Flores sat with Umbra staff to talk about her time in Italy, a conve...

When Rome Free Academy graduating seniors received their diplomas during ceremonies Saturday, they soon noticed there was a tiny error. The text on the diplomas said they were handed out in Roma, NY, not Rome, NY. Rome (not Roma) City School Superintendent Peter Blake said the mistake was discovered after the ceremony when parents and students bega...

From the desk of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society: The Society of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is pleased to announce the winner of its $500 Spirito d’Italia Scholarship. Jaclyn Raguso of Montrose, a senior at Hendrick Hudson High School, plans to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the fall. Her winning essay detailed her appreciation for t...

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is seeking teachers to work part-time at The Historical Home of Antonio Meucci and His house-guest Giuseppe Garibaldi. This is per-diem work, 90-minute classes. Classes consist of a tour and a workshop. Must have experience working with groups of children, good organization skills, and excellent references. Teachers will...

Si è conclusa il 5 giugno l’esperienza formativa di 14 docenti americani appartenenti alla Scuola d’Italia “G. Marconi” di New York, che hanno studiato italiano online attraverso i corsi di lingua ICoN, Consorzio di Università italiane che opera in convenzione con il ministero degli Affari Esteri. La scuola italiana “G. Marconi” (http://lascuoladit...

On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in welcoming the students who were awarded the New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators' academic and athletic scholarships. "I congratulate the winners of these awards for their hard work in both the classroom and on the athletic field," Morinello said. "With the ris...

Prezioso cervello per qualche anno in fuga all’estero – il tempo di dimostrare al mondo accademico statunitense di che pasta è fatta la spesso ingiustamente bistrattata formazione scolastica italiana – ma adesso fortunatamente tornato in patria: «Voglio stare vicino alla mia famiglia, credo che anche l’Italia sappia offrire grandi opportunità a chi...

Four Somers High School seniors were awarded scholarships Tuesday, May 16, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 35th annual scholarship dinner was held at Ceola Manor in Jefferson Valley. This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Alexa DelBene of Yorktown High School, Melissa Corci...

As part of a broader initiative about pre-professional opportunities for students, the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and the Italian Program at Montclair State University are pleased to offer a new internship in two parts: a summer internship portion at the Italian Trade Agency, New York, and a winter internship portion at C...

Rossana e Fabrizio vivono fuori dall’Italia ormai da più di 13 anni, se si esclude un breve rientro alla base di circa 24 mesi. Lui, dirigente di una multinazionale, ha felicemente accolto l’opportunità del trasferimento per offrire un panorama diverso alla famiglia e lei, impiegata nella stessa azienda, ha temporaneamente lasciato il lavoro per de...

Nel Long Island si è celebrato il ventesimo anniversario dell’AIAE (Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani). L’appuntamento annuale, organizzato dalla dinamica presidente dell’associazione, la Prof.ssa Josephine A. Maietta, si è tenuto al Chateau Briand, dove erano presenti circa 150 ospiti.  Maietta, docente di italiano nel Long Island, organ...