A full-time Italian professor at Youngstown State University will be departing for a new opportunity at Loyola University Chicago in the fall. Carla Simonini accepted a position at LUC, where she has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. According to LUC’s University...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2018 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

During the first semester of my sophomore year of college, I decided that I wanted to study abroad. I had heard the amazing stories of study abroad experiences through my friends and school administrators, so I figured it was time for me to experience the world, considering I had never left the continent that I was born and raised on. As I began to...

The Rizzis wouldn't trade their trade for anything. They are just as true to the place they learned it — J.M. Wright Technical High School, where Anthony Rizzi graduated as a barber in 1960. Rizzi said he doesn't know what attracted him to barbering when he was a teenager at Wright Tech, where he sang with the school doo-wop group, "The Starlights....

The Leitz family from rural Milford — Rhonda and Charles — are hosting a foreign exchange student this school semester. Lorenzo Argentero is 17 and from Sardinia, Italy, and had never seen snow before, and it’s his first time out of Europe. He arrived in a snowstorm Dec. 29, 2017, after his flight from Chicago to Indianapolis had been delayed sever...

This past Friday, the faculty and students of Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literature came together in DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s Leighton Concert Hall to perform a wide variety of fantastic Italian music for a sold-out crowd. As part of Romance Languages International Week 2018, Professor Lesley Marcantonio’s “Intermedia...

It’s not yet July but Paul Giansanti is ready to go to work. “"I'd like to start coming in on Saturdays and opening up the school for meetings with the community," Giansanti said. “I’d like to come in and be a shadow at least one day.” On Wednesday night Giansanti, a 34-year-old Oxford resident, who taught high school history in Bridgeport and Norw...

The Gates Chili School District has the potential to fund its Italian language programs through funding from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Silvano Orsi, chairman of the Little Italy Association, announced Monday he has secured a potential $13,000 in funding, pending approval by the Gates Chili School Board. The Italian Ministry of Foreig...

Italian Teacher for a Maternity Leave. Marist High School, Chicago, has a maternity-leave teaching position to begin August 17, 2018, and run through the end of the first marking period (October 23, 2018) to teach Italian levels 1 and 2. Qualifications: Near native fluency required, BA required/MA preferred, previous teaching experience preferred....

V. Sue Cleveland High School - Rio Rancho, NM. This position is for the 2018-2019 school year. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment with applicable endorsements or ability to obtain proper licensure with...