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....

L’Università della Calabria si appresta ad ospitare, nei prossimi giorni, un evento culturale di assoluta rilevanza, che pone sul tappeto uno spettro ampio di questioni, riflessioni, orizzonti di ricerca, relativi al tema della diaspora italiana nel mondo, della migrazione, dell’identità. L’Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar, giunto quest’anno...

The 2017 National Italian Exam, a national contest of Italian language and culture for middle school and high school students, organized by the American Association of teachers of Italian (AATI), was recently concluded. From California to Massachusetts to Puerto Rico, 5,465 students representing 16 states participated in the contest. The exam was a...

This evening members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey presented a check for $25,000 to Special Olympics New Jersey for a Platinum sponsorship. The Society is proud to join other New Jersey law enforcement organizations in raising more than $3 million dollars for Special Olympics in 2016. The Society works tirelessly throughout t...

Si è conclusa il 5 giugno l’esperienza formativa di 14 docenti americani appartenenti alla Scuola d’Italia “G. Marconi” di New York, che hanno studiato italiano online attraverso i corsi di lingua ICoN, Consorzio di Università italiane che opera in convenzione con il ministero degli Affari Esteri. La scuola italiana “G. Marconi” (http://lascuoladit...

On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in welcoming the students who were awarded the New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators' academic and athletic scholarships. "I congratulate the winners of these awards for their hard work in both the classroom and on the athletic field," Morinello said. "With the ris...

Quanti giovani cestisti italiani crescono con il sogno di giocare nella NBA? Da oggi questo sogno e' REALIZZABILE! Un grande campione americano si unisce al team di College Life Italia: Drake Diener, giocatore della Orlandina Basket che milita nella LBA - Legabasket Serie A, sara' il nostro talent scout per il Basketball!!!Vogliamo creare un ponte...

Three graduating seniors from Indian River schools have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Vero Beach Italian American Civic Association. Brian Kutner and Elizabeth Tuite of Vero Beach High School and Esdras Mora Jusino from Indian River Charter School were selected for academic achievement,community service and school activities. Club presi...

Prezioso cervello per qualche anno in fuga all’estero – il tempo di dimostrare al mondo accademico statunitense di che pasta è fatta la spesso ingiustamente bistrattata formazione scolastica italiana – ma adesso fortunatamente tornato in patria: «Voglio stare vicino alla mia famiglia, credo che anche l’Italia sappia offrire grandi opportunità a chi...

Bill Cellini Jr. is a true blue expert in Italian ancestry. For about thirty years, he has been holding seminars and workshops across the United States, to teach Italian-Americans how to trace back to their roots. Between 1876 and 1930, out of the 5 million migrants who embarked from Italy to the U.S., 80 % came from Southern Italy, mainly from Cal...