When it comes to studying modern languages at Millikin University, students are taught to master four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The Italian courses at Millikin, like programs in Spanish and French, place heavy emphasis on understanding the language, but more importantly, learning to appreciate the culture. Francesca Te...

Some local laughs are being used to bring a big-time helping hand to students at Christ the King High School. The Middle Village school got a visit from the local Italian-American club Associazione Culturale Italiana Di New York recently. The organization gave them the proceeds from a recent local comedy show to benefit art scholarships for student...

Rome's Sapienza University has been ranked the top university in the world for Classical Studies and Ancient History in the 2019 edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The Rome university also came 11th in Archaeology, 34th in Physics, and 43rd in Librarianship in the list compiled each year by the London-based global h...

Dean, Sammy and Frank or, more accurately, uncanny facsimiles of the famed Rat Pack, helped the Sons of Italy celebrate 20 years of advancing the educational aspirations of deserving students. Saturday at a Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center ballroom appropriately decked out to the nines in a Las Vegas motif, the Order of Sons of Italy Lod...

Funded by Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES SF Comites San Francisco invites all students preparing for the AP Italian Exam on May 15th, 2019 to join the free mock test ONLINE. Any student living within the Italian Consular District of San Francisco² can participate. Diana Ferrara, PhD, Italian instructor at De Anza College in Cupertin...

The smell of Italian moka wafts through the Winchester home of Giovanni Abbadessa on a chilly afternoon. With the stovetop moka maker, he concocts the traditional Italian coffee drink during a break from work. Abbadessa’s busy life is intertwined with culture and traditions that he hopes to bring to the Italian-American community in Boston. By day...

Application for the Eduitalia Scholarships 2019 are now open and available on the website of the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC by clicking on the Eduitalia logo placed on our homepage. Applications are open to students who will take the Italian AP exam 2019. A total of 22 grants will be awarded. The grants will cover accommodation in Italy for...

The Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2019. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2019 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Ms. Maria Manetti Shrem, a stellar lover of Arts an...

The phenomenon of film and TV series about crime as sources of inspiration for tourism in Italy (and around the world) has only grown in recent years. One the seminal places for it is Corleone, a town in large part created in the transnational collective imagination by the classic American film trilogy The Godfather, which ironically was not shot i...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan announces that as of March 1, 2019 it has been named a PLIDA Certification Center (Italian Language Project Dante Alighieri), a very important accomplishment for the Metropolitan Area of Detroit. There are 350 Certification Centers in seventy-four countries in the world. PLIDA is a language certification prog...