The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recognizes students each month who study the Italian language at area schools. The students are presented with a monetary gift at a monthly dinner for the honorees and their family hosted by the Lodge. The students also have an opportunity to thank everyone for the honor. To date the Lodge has honored nearly 40...

Professor Pietro DiStravolo remembers the first time he stepped onto Alvernia’s campus. “The atmosphere was beautiful and peaceful, and the approach — the friendship and love that the sisters gave their students — was so special,” he recalls. “I decided (if the sisters would keep me) it would be my place for life.” They decided to keep him, and DiS...

An announcement from President Richard Guarasci: As we begin this spring semester, I am reflecting on the remarkable 21 years I have spent with you at Wagner, particularly these last 16 as president. Working with and for you has meant so much to me, both personally and professionally. Like you, I have so loved seeing our beloved Wagner College flou...

Call for Papers - “The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”. October 18-20, 2018. Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018. Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit - For inquiries, please contact the conference committee at: IASAConference...

Even next to the most eccentric entrepreneurs, Marco Benvenuti is an outlier. He’s the guy in the red poncho in a sea of suits, darting nimbly between disparate topics of basketball, musical theater, and writing code. He’s the bull in the china shop—only this bull is driving an Alfa Romeo. But don’t let his showmanship fool you. “To do what I’ve do...

Si è conclusa domenica scorsa la 65esima edizione dell’Harvard Model United Nations, la più grande simulazione mondiale dell’Assemblea generale delle Nazioni Unite, alla quale partecipano ogni anno più di 3.000 studentesse e studenti da tutto il mondo. E p er la prima volta una studentessa italiana ha ricevuto una menzione d’onore da parte del pres...

Italian Studies minors Massimo Lesti and Morgan Barraza have been selected by the Dante Alighieri Society to participate in the VoluntarItaly Program during summer 2018. For a period of six weeks, they will be hosted by an Italian family and assist with educational and recreational activities in summer camps at oratories throughout Lombardy in Nort...

Nella classifica mondiale delle migliori università 2018 il Times Higher Education mette Bologna nella fascia 201-250. Ma nei giorni scorsi la rivista inglese si è divertita a classificare gli atenei anche per la loro bellezza. In Europa (escluso quelle inglesi, classificate a parte). E' uscito un mini-ranking che vede l'Alma Mater nella top ten, a...

Siamo lieti di comunicare che l'Associazione Amerigo proseguirà il Joint Cooperation Program con la Fordham University School of Law di New York. La prima edizione di Amerigo For Law, il percorso di studi presso la Fordham School of Law, ha raccolto un gruppo di affermati professionisti, partner di studi legali e general counsel, tutti accomunati d...

Applications for a $1,000 scholarship are available through the Daughters of Italy Lodge #2825, the Clearwater chapter of the Order Sons of Italy in America. The applicant must be a Florida resident and of Italian descent. In addition to high school graduates, returning students as well as continuing students of higher education are also eligible t...