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...

Announcing the second year of the American Italian Socio-historical Association (AISA). The purpose of this scholarly organization is to present and disseminate social scientific research on the Italian American experience. Specifically, the social scientific research on the Italian American experience would involve the fields of anthropology, econ...

This summer, Professor Gloria Pastorino, who teaches French and Spanish on the Florham Campus, will be hosting a trip to Bergamo, Italy. This will be Fairleigh Dickinson University’s fifth trip to Italy, although only the third to Bergamo. Pastorino started the program in 2008, when she first began teaching at FDU. She said that she noticed a need...

“L’italiano non è più solamente una lingua etnica. È molto importante ribadirlo. Direi essenziale. D’altronde abbiamo pressappoco 100mila giovani a livello nazionale che studiano l’italiano; a livello universitario, invece, ne calcoliamo circa 90mila”. Lo assicura Antony Julian Tamburri, Decano e professore dell’Italian American Institute Calandra...

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans announces its 2017 scholarship applications. Please click here for details. In 2016 the JCCIA set up an earthquake relief fund to help the victims and rescue efforts in Amatrice, Italy. In December the JCCIA sent more than $36,000 to the City of Amatrice. Thanks to Chairman Ed Burke and Alderman Marge...

Assiduo e attento lettore dei preziosi interventi sullo specifico della cultura e dell’insegnamento dell’italiano negli States da parte di un’addetta sul campo, diciamo fra i banchi, l’esperta Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino, mi sorprende l’allarme di catastrofi presenti e incombenti sull’esistenza e addirittura sulla sopravvivenza della nostra cultura...

The decision to nix Columbus Day from the San Francisco Unified School District calendar last month came not with a bang but a whimper in The City. But the news apparently struck a chord with Italian Americans in Washington, D.C., who wrote a scathing letter Feb. 2 that singled out Board of Education Commissioner Matt Haney for his “particularly un...

Any Kent County resident could spend a month in Perugia, Italy, learning Italian - for free - through a scholarship offered by the city of Grand Rapids' Sister Cities International program. Perugia is one of Grand Rapids' official Sister Cities. The scholarship is available for the first time in 2017 to any resident of Kent County - not just to stu...

Fondazione Italia has now opened its Orange County Italian Language Center offering courses for children and adults on the Chapman University campus. The Italian Studies program is delighted to support the teaching of Italian to the larger Orange community and is excited about the possibilities inherent in this new partnership. Fondazione Italia is...