In Fulton street si impara l’ arte della pizza, attraverso la storia e la tradizione di un prodotto promosso a patrimonio dell’ umanità dall’ Unesco. Appartiene a Roberto Caporuscio, presidente dell’Associazione Pizzaiouli Americani, da 20 anni in America dove con il suo socio Antonio Starita gestisce tre ristoranti: l’idea di portare a New York la...

Dressed in togas made of dormitory sheets and sporting paper laurels on their heads, two high school students participating in this year’s Stanford Summer Humanities Institute (SHI) walked to the front of a lecture room, waving hands in a regal manner. “Today, we welcome Julius Caesar and Augustus,” said another student at the front of the room, in...

There is a list of things an incoming freshman has to deal with when preparing to leave home and head off to college, especially if they have to travel several hours to a remote corner of the world to do so. Typically for incoming Michigan Tech students and student athletes, that list does not include learning English. For incoming freshman volley...

The Italian American Club of Sebastian will be hosting their 21st Annual Golf Tournament on October 14, 2017, at the Sebastian Municipal Golf Course. The purpose is to raise funds for their Madeline Smith Scholarship Fund. The club is dedicated to community involvement and has awarded over $166,000 in scholarships for the past sixteen years to dese...

The John Cabot University community is pleased to kick off Fall 2017 by welcoming the largest student body in its 45-year history. The over 1,300 students enrolled include undergraduate freshmen, transfer students, study abroad students, gap year students, and freshmen abroad. This Fall marks one of John Cabot’s most diverse groups of students, wit...

Maryville High School tenth grade students set a record for participation in the DAR Christopher Columbus essay contest with more than 60 students submitting an essay, according to Belva Dawson, contest chairman. Participation certificates were presented to 20 students with the top-rated essays. The winning essay was written by Mason Walk, who rece...

In order to address this absence, NIAF has created NIAF on Campus, a NIAF Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) Fellow Program. It is our hope that this initiative will answer several important questions: How can NIAF be a resource to existing groups on campus? How can the Foundation create efficiencies, unify their efforts, and bring them tog...

Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at the University of Colorado Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund. In alternating years, the scholarship will support high-achieving students in either th...

Two scholarships were awarded to two graduating high school seniors during a reception held by the Matawan Italian American Association at its club house in Hazlet. Each scholarship was $1,000 and both recipients are grandchildren of current members of the Italian American Association. The first recipient was Manuel Thomas Carabel, a graduate of Ma...

The Italian American Cultural Club presented its annual scholarships at the July 10 meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The recipients were Jack Marx, Gabriella Capaldi, Anthony DeFallo, Lexi Biasi and Virginia Olszewski. The scholarships are awarded in memory of club members’ loved ones. Gabby Capaldi’s scholarship was presented by M...