Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U. Pressures. Columbia University, Wednesday, April 26, 2017; Montclair State University, Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Euro-Mediterranean migrant crisis prompted by the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East continues to be discussed with increasing frequ...

The Fulbright Program in Italy, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) and Georgetown University are pleased to announce a new and exciting award for Italian scholars and teachers: the Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown Research Lectureship in Education.  The grant aims to support an Italian elementary/middle school teacher or university lecturer/r...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation Inc. of Stark County will award $8,000 in college scholarships for the 2017 academic year. Applicants must be of Italian American heritage and a 2017 graduate of a Stark County high school. Scholarships are awarded on a basis of need, scholastic ability, extra-curricular involvement and character. Scholarshi...

Rockaway Township UNICO  will offer two $750 scholarships to residents of the township and Rockaway Borough. The UNICO National Organization has a mission of promoting both Italian heritage and education. This local service organization plans to reward two $750 dollar scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend an accredited institution...

Let’s celebrate Carnevale: Bring your kids to a fun Saturday morning to make mask-shaped shortbread cookies at the ICCC! Join us for La Piccola Cucina Carnevale Edition, a hands-on cultural culinary experience for children aged 3-10 years old. Children will wear chef aprons and toques and learn basic Italian language, metric system and culture whil...

If education is all about breaking boundaries and surpassing limits, studying abroad may be one of the most effective and enjoyable ways to learn, at least according to Davide Bolognesi, former visiting professor of Italian.   "I was particularly impressed by the students," he says of his time teaching at CC during the Spring 2014 semester....

by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder The American Association of Teachers of Italian recently bestowed its Honorary Membership Award (Socio Onorario) upon longtime Fra Noi Associate Editor Fred Gardaphè. A pioneering voice in the field of Italian-American studies, Gardaphè recently gave a keynote lecture at AATI's 2016 International Conference in Naples. A...

By Jonathan Miller When Luigi Einaudi left the U.S. Department of State after 23 years promoting peace and cooperation in Latin America, he decided to share what he had learned with students and scholars around the world.   Einaudi's work as a teacher was recognized Jan. 12 in Washington, D.C., when Undersecretary of State Thomas A. Shannon...

Spending every summer of his childhood in Sicily convinced Antonino Bondi that he wanted a career somehow related to Italy. He never pictured himself as a teacher in those days, but he has realized his dream in a classroom. Bondi, 31, the son of parents who immigrated from Sicily to Chicago in the 1970s, teaches Italian 2, 3 and 4 in northwest...

Borse di studio per giovani italiani per la frequenza di corsi intensivi in Entrepreneurship and Management della durata di tre mesi presso la Santa Clara University, California, nella Silicon Valley. A concederle – almeno tre – per l'anno accademico 2016/17 è il programma BEST, promosso da Invitalia – agenzia nazionale per l'attrazione degli inves...