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The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will award 11 scholarships to area students at a dinner May 17 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. The scholarships, worth $3,000 each, are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressing their insights as a member of an Italian-America...

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...

St. Francis Xavier School, the first Catholic school in Southwest Florida, will hold its End of the Year Celebration on Friday, May 1, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the school. Tickets and a range of sponsorships and donation opportunities are available for the event. Admission is $50 each or $90 for two guests.   Attendees will enjoy music by L...

From May 1 to October 31, Milan will become a global showcase as it hosts the World's Fair Expo, where more than 140 countries will share their solutions to one of today's most pressing issues: feeding the planet.   Three UM students, from the College of Arts & Sciences and from the School of Communication, were selected to represent the...

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.  ...

The University of South Florida is pleased to announce this 4 weeks program of summer study in Italy (June 2015).   The San Severino Marche program, directed by Prof. Federica Colleoni and Arnaldo Ciccotelli, is a four-week, 2 courses/6 or 7 credits experience conducted in the region Marche, an ideal setting for the courses offered because o...

The department of modern languages and classics at The University of Alabama has grown over the years. Its growth includes the Italian program, which was established 25 
years ago.   Barbara Godorecci and her husband Maurizio were hired in the 1990s to create and implement the Italian progrm. The program went from a few courses to now offeri...

The Italian Society of Savannah has launched the Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest for juniors in Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy.   A $1,000 scholarship, applicable toward senior year tuition, will be awarded to the author of the best essay from each school.     Read more   Source...

Life University in Marietta is planning to develop a campus in Rome, Italy. The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zzqbBQ) that Life's board of trustees last week voted to move forward with the plan.   Officials say the Rome campus would offer a Doctor of Chiropractic degree -- the same degree offered at the Georgia campus. &nb...

Il Prof. Antonello Pileggi medico ricercatore presso l'Università di Miami ha ricevuto lo scorso 11 ottobre il riconoscimento Eccellenze Calabresi in U.S.A. Il premio e' stato patrocinato dalla Regione Calabria, il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Miami, l'ODLI (Organizzazione per la Diffusione della Lingua Italiana, agenzia operante sotto gli auspici...

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia (www.rom.uga.edu) seeks to hire non-tenure track instructors of French, Italian, and Spanish beginning August 2015. Typical teaching load is four courses per semester at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Position renewable indefinitely based upon annual...

April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky CALL FOR PAPERS - ITALIAN STUDIES Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 10, 2014   The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of ITALIAN STUDIES. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, incl...