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When Elena Mullano first landed on United States soil, she was not stepping into a different country, but jumping into one of the many American films she had seen as she grew up. The 17-year-old Italian hailing from Sardinia, a large island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, said it was an almost immediate reaction when she stepped off the plane....

JUPITER HIGHAllensandro D’ Innocenzo is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the state organization of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America. PALM BEACH GARDENS ELEMENTARYThe annual talent show takes place at 6:30 p.m. May 10 in the cafeteria, featuring everything from comedy to classical piano. The school band also will entertain. MARSH POI...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will honor 10 scholarship winners and Outstanding Italian-American honoree Jack A. Barcelona at a dinner May 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. With this year’s awards, the organization will have given 190 scholarships to Washington County residents since 1992. Dinner ti...

FAU has international students from all over the world who attend classes on its South Florida campuses. For many of these students, the new college atmosphere is not the only thing they have to adjust to — they have to fit their cultural backgrounds into their South Florida surroundings. Three FAU graduate students from Italy have decided to reser...

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...