We continue our “Journey to Italy” with Alexandra, a young American student who studies the Italian language at the Siena School For Liberal Arts. She told us about her experience studying and living in our country. Her path is a particular one: an initial experience studying abroad in Italy birthed a desire to use the Italian language to study the...

University of Dallas alumni develop a lifelong love of Italy after their time spent there during the Rome semester. Some alumni are drawn further into Italian culture through experiences completely external to their Rome semesters. One such alumnus is Dave Atkinson, BS ’99, spring Rome ’97, who lives in Dallas and works at Children’s Health. For a...

On November 29, in a cheerful atmosphere and the beautiful setting of the restaurant Marzano in Jenkintown PA, twenty-two male and female youngsters were celebrated by their families and members of Filitalia International, and received the Filitalia International Scholarships for only members, and Filitalia Foundation Scholarships for members and n...

NOIAW’s scholarship program is open to female undergraduate or graduate students, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited US academic institution. Undergraduate students must be enrolled at a four-year college or university. High school students need not apply as they are not eligible. Applicants must have at lea...

David Soren, a Regents' Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona, has spent more than 30 years working in the Italian region of Umbria, overseeing archaeological excavations, museum projects and the UA's largest study abroad program, Arizona in Orvieto.  Much of his work has taken place in the small town of Lugnano in Teverina, where...

From pasta-making in Century City to holiday libations in Koreatown, here’s what’s happening in the L.A. food and drink world: School is in session: You may still have to wait seemingly forever for a table at one of the restaurants at Eataly. But if you want to visit the Italian marketplace in Century City for a cooking class, just make a reservati...

Among the violin faculty at CUA’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is none other than Alessandra Cuffaro, a renowned soloist who is recognized worldwide as the first Italian woman to perform all 24 of Paganini’s Capricci, a collection of exceedingly difficult violin piece, in one concert. She has performed this feat 23 times in various cities aroun...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America®(OSDIA) has awarded nearly $61 million in scholarships to date. In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program. Now in its 19th year, this all-expenses-paid cultural and educational initiative sends 20 Italian American college and university students to Italy each year, to strengthen the...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6 PM. This program is free and open to the public and will take place at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, NY 10036. For more information, call 212-642-2094. Francesco and Mary Giambelli Foundation Lecture Series: In Education Begin Responsibilities or "They d...