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Four $3,000 scholarships are now available to future or current college students who reside in the state’s 1st State Senate District. The scholarships are limited to constituents who reside in a district represented by state senators and Assembly members who belong to the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators—Senator Ken LaValle...

Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators and announced the conference is now accepting applications for its annual college scholarship contest. The conference will award four $3,000 scholarships to future and current college students based on academic and athletic achieve...

The next round of applications for the Tiro a Segno Visiting Fellowship in Italian Studies will be accepted from now until April 7, 2017, for positions to be held in Spring 2019 and Spring 2021. Please see details below if you are interested in applying. The Department of Italian Studies and the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University i...

Italy continues to be one of the most loved countries and, by extension, Italian remains one of the most loved foreign languages. We’ve previously reportedon the importance of the use of Italian culture and its international fame will attract more people towards the language and we’ve also discovered that the Italian language has gained a foothold...

Announcing the second year of the American Italian Socio-historical Association (AISA). The purpose of this scholarly organization is to present and disseminate social scientific research on the Italian American experience. Specifically, the social scientific research on the Italian American experience would involve the fields of anthropology, econ...

“L’italiano non è più solamente una lingua etnica. È molto importante ribadirlo. Direi essenziale. D’altronde abbiamo pressappoco 100mila giovani a livello nazionale che studiano l’italiano; a livello universitario, invece, ne calcoliamo circa 90mila”. Lo assicura Antony Julian Tamburri, Decano e professore dell’Italian American Institute Calandra...

Some other area schools have changed Columbus Day to Indigenous Day, and now it is Williamsville's turn to tackle the topic. The school board has put the name change on the agenda for a vote next month, but at least four of the nine board members have signaled their opposition to the proposal. No matter how the vote goes, some board members are  tr...

Deadline for entries Friday , February 17, 2017. Final Competition: Sunday, April 2, 2017. Calling All Young Inventors. In keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is pleased to announce the: The 2017 Antonio Meucci Young Inventors’ Competition Throughout his lifetime, Antonio Meucci was responsible for many i...

It’s no secret that New York City is home to some of the best ways to experience Italian culture, with neighborhoods such as Little Italy and artisanal grocery stores such as Eataly. We are surrounded by a plethora of cultures, and as New Yorkers, it is our responsibility to take full advantage of the opportunities they offer to understand and beco...

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...

As an extension of a lesson on Italian and German immigration, the Italian and German Honor Society students, led by their teachers Vincenza Certosimo and Evelyn Erli, visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.   The students toured the restored apartments of the Baldizzi and the Gumpertz families. The students develope...

On December 10, 2016, at The American Foundation of Savoy Orders' 19th Annual Benefit Gala, "Ballo di Savoia" (Savoy Ball) in New York City, guests of honor - HRH Prince Emmanuel Philibert of Savoy, HRH Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia and Azaea Beatrice Reyna di Savoia - together with 300 patrons, benefactors and guests, raised funds for victims of It...