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Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., president of the Italian Language Foundation, announced today that The College Board's Advanced Placement Italian Language and Culture exam (AP Italian) in 2016 saw its highest level of participation ever.   "We are delighted that nearly 2,800 students took the AP Italian exam in 2016," Dr. Cuomo said. "With each pas...

Bensonhurst will be getting two Italian dual language classrooms at a brand new school coming to 73rd Street and 15th Avenue this coming school year.   One UPK class and one kindergarten class will incorporate the Romance language at P.S. 768, which is set to open at the current site of Our Lady of Guadalupe School (7301 15th Avenue) in Sept...

A group of local graduates were honored at a yearly tradition in Hastings-on-Hudson Sunday morning.Seven Yonkers students received the Enrico Fermi Scholarship at Westchester Manor during a special breakfast ceremony.   The scholarship award was started in the Italian-American community 51 years ago. The breakfast was attended by local...

di Maurita Cardone   Si è svolto giovedì al Consolato Italiano di New York l'incontro dal titolo Italian American Cultural Relationships in a Changing World, promosso dal Centro Interuniversitario di Formazione Internazionale H2CU della Sapienza Università di Roma. L'evento si inserisce all'interno del programma per il 2013 Anno della Cultur...

A group of Italian women students completed a cultural exchange programme in New York run by the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) in collaboration with the Foreign Ministry. In alternate years the programme hosts Italian women in New York and American women in Rome. Six Architecture students and one in History of ArtThis ye...

La Federation of Italian American Organizations di Brooklyn ha salutato domenica, con il 37esimo gala presso la sala ricevimenti El Caribe Country Club, l'imminente avvio del primo Centro culturale comunitario di New York, a cui seguirà un progetto altrettanto ambizioso: una scuola di lingua e cultura italiana. All'appuntamento hanno partecipato,...

The 2nd Bilingual Fair in NYC will be held on October 3, 2015 at Hunter College. For the second year in a row, the bilingual education community will be in a single space. Founder, Emmanuel Saint Martin comments, "Last year we started with the conviction that the demand for bilingual education was stronger than ever. This year's edition is muc...

His road to success is taking him from the Bronx to Oxford University.Harvard University senior Paolo Singer, 22, who hails from the Boogie Down, is among 32 American students to win prestigious Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford, officials said Sunday. He heads to England next year. "When they read my name, I was pretty stunned," Singer...

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) has chosen English Professor George Guida as its 2013 Scholar on Campus for his outstanding work as a poet, fiction writer, critic, editor and teacher. He will deliver his Scholar on Campus lecture, "Creativity, Language and Life," and read from his poetry, on Monday, April 22, at 5 p.m., in Namm Hall...

The Italian Language Foundation is underwriting the cost of upcoming workshops for middle and high school teachers of Italian. A $25 teacher membership in the ILF is a condition for Participation. Teachers can become ILF members via the ILF website (www.ilf.org).   The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) will conduc...

Jamestown High School has announced the Commencement Speaker for this year's graduation ceremony at Chautauqua Institution. School officials say George Panebianco, Esq. – a 1982 Jamestown High School graduate and long-time supporter of Jamestown Public Schools – will deliver the 2015 commencement on Friday night.   Panebianco is current...