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Il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami ha siglato un nuovo Memorandum of Understanding per l’insegnamento della lingua italiana nelle scuole della Contea di Okaloosa, in Florida. Il MOU – spiegano da Miami – prevede l’insegnamento curricolare della lingua italiana in tre scuole pubbliche del distretto scolastico, dando vita, di fatto, ad un program...

The Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest judging took place on April 8, 2017. The judges reviewed 105 essays submitted by students from, Benedictine Military School, St. Vincent's Academy and Bethesda Academy, plus the 11 Savannah-Chatham County Public High Schools. The Italian Society of Savannah, to cherish the memory of Frank Fin...

The Sons of Italy in America, St Augustine Lodge #2780, is accepting applications for its 2016–2017 scholarship awards. Scholarship are available for any current St. Johns County High School student with a demonstrable Italian-American heritage (of any proportion) and will be judged by the following primary criteria: Applicants must be residents of...

For Feb. 6 to 12, Andrea Stellini of the Italian private school Collegio Rotondi got a taste of Rockingham County while staying in the Reidsville home of local Carlisle School student Samantha Rourk. Stellini, along with 12 other Collegio Rotondi students, came to visit in the United States and live with Americans as part of their school’s annua...

East Carolina’s latest record breaker for track and field in the 800-meter, sophomore Stefano Migliorati, has had a different transition into being a college athlete than most others. Migliorati hails from Calvisaro, Italy, and arrived in the United States two years ago to go to an American university. His transition has been hard particularly beca...

Sons Of Italy Lodge #2780 awarded three scholarships for 2014 in a June 6 meeting at St. Anastasia Church. The lodge supports the scholarships through various fundraising activities during the year including group dinners, group trips, raffles and an annual bocce tournament held in spring at the St Augustine Pier.   This year's recipients we...

By Lorraine Thompson   Sons of Italy in America, St. Augustine Lodge 2780, held its annual scholarship award dinner last month honoring three recently graduated high school students. Emily Johnston, Samantha Williams and Danielle Marchanka are the recipients of a $500 scholarship presented by Eileen Dillon, who chaired the scholarship commi...

The Panaretto Restaurant in Fort Lauderdale organized a 5 week Italian course for those interested in learning the Italian language and culture. From October 8th, for 5 weeks, the ones wishing to learn Italian culture and language will have the chance to participate to different kind of classes, from basic to intermediate ones, choosing betwee...

by Bobbie Peer   Columbia Middle School students participated in a Pinocchio Workshop earlier this month given by Italian Director Vittorio Capotorto of Teatromania in New York City. Capotorto, who is the Creator of the Italian Theater Practicum at Columbia University, led the workshop along with his wife Maureen.   Students in Theres...

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Instructor position in Classics/Italian starting August 2014. Requirements: M.A. degree in Classics or Italian; native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English; successful teaching experience in lower and upper-di...

Before coming to Alabaster about five months ago, Alice Zanotti had never experienced softball, attended a Thanksgiving feast or fought Black Friday shopping crowds.   Today, she has a much better grasp of American culture, as Alabaster's Morris family has hosted the 17-year-old high school student through an exchange student program.  ...

"Bisogna consolidare la partnership scientifica tra Italia e Usa per aumentare la competitività della filiera dell'Innovazione in quanto aumentano le possibilità per il mondo della ricerca 'made in Italy' e per quello delle imprese di interfacciarsi con le realtà statunitensi e si rafforzano le opportunità di promuovere all'estero i nostri talenti...