The inauguration of the Italian Language Program at William M. Meredith Elementary school was held this past February 24th, at the presence of the Hon. Andrea Canepari, Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Dr. William Hite, Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia, Councilman Mark Squilla and some of the members of the Board of “Il...

The American Studies Association of Italy (AISNA - Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) – that fosters exchange and debate in the fields of North American literature and language, history, politics, society, cinema - is in very good hands. In fact, Elisabetta Vezzosi, full professor of North American history at the University of Trieste (...

Members of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) can now take advantage of significantly discounted study abroad and language courses in Italy, thanks to the Foundation’s new corporate sponsorship with Sant’Anna Institute.  Located in the historical center of Sorrento, overlooking the Bay of Naples, Sant’Anna Institute provides tailor-mad...

Nazzareno Strampelli sbarca nelle università americane. Il mondo accademico a stelle e strisce, a differenza di quello italiano, ha messo gli occhi sul lavoro dell’insigne agronomo genetista maceratese tanto da farne oggetto di attenzione e di studio persino nelle università. Alcuni studiosi d’oltreoceano sono entrati in contatto con Sergio Salvi,...

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...

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Where: University of Southern California Planning, identifying learning goals and objectives, time constraints, sequencing, differentiating instruction based on student needs, assessment, creativity, gathering and creating materials, keeping up with departmental syllabi, sizing up the audience, working with large...

Call for Papers: Modern Language Association Convention, 2018, New York City. Allied Organization: Pirandello Society of America. Title: Negotiating Identities: From Pirandello to TodayDescription: Personal, cultural, national identity in Luigi Pirandello and 20/21st century peers; using recent theories of negotiation and identity or other approach...

The Fulbright Program, awarding merit-based grants for international educational exchange to and from the US, became effective in 1946, thanks to United Nations’ advocate, James William Fulbright. The latter, had been recipient of the Rhodes Scholarship - an international postgraduate award to study at the University of Oxford, UK – before being el...

From Harford Community College: The Society of Italian American Businessmen together with Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air have donated $8,000 to the Harford Community College Foundation. This gift is designated to support student scholarships for Harford students enrolled in Continuing Education Allied Health programs. Harford Community College st...

An Italian teacher and administrator in northwest suburban High School District 214, Angela Briguglio Hawkins was known as “the American” when she was growing up in Sicily. That’s because she was born in Oak Park, but her parents decided to move the family back to their native Sicily when Briguglio Hawkins was two-and-a-half years old. They missed...