We must not lose Italian in Montclair High School! Sign this petition to tell Montclair Public Schools to keep Italian language and culture in our schools. A recent report by a World Languages consultant to the Montclair Schools recommended "decreasing the number of sections in these [Latin, Italian, German] languages at the least or eliminating La...

Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies (IAS) in Loyola University Chicago’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective August 15, 2018. The endowed professorship was established to build a premier IAS program among only a handful of prog...

The Forum of Italian American Educators (FIAME) invites high school students to apply for scholarships of at least $1,000 each before the deadline of March 23. Applicants should be seniors of Italian descent at a Bronx or Lower Westchester school with an 85% average or above who demonstrate Italian American pride through participation in school and...

The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recognizes students each month who study the Italian language at area schools. The students are presented with a monetary gift at a monthly dinner for the honorees and their families hosted by the Lodge. The students also have an opportunity to thank everyone for the honor and often say their speeches in Italia...

Si è svolta dal 1° al 3 marzo l’importante conferenza della National Association Bilingual Education (NABE) arrivata ormai al suo quarantasettesimo anniversario. Quest’anno la conferenza si è tenuta in New Mexico, nel Convention Center di Alberqueque. L’evento, come è noto, è destinato ad illustrare le varie iniziative per la diffusione delle lingu...

March 23, Friday, 4:30 p.m. Center for Italian Studies, Stony Brook University. Workshop/Panel Discussion - Theme: Status of Italian Language Programs on Long Island. Analysis and Discussion of a Survey of Italian Language Programs on Long Island and Actions to be Taken to Enrich Curriculum and Strengthen Programs. This event is organized with the...

Our society lacks unique examples that showcase the beauty of human nature. We are usually inundated with retweets or re-posts from the same handful of people and stories that society has installed as examples of what we ought to be. Often these people are celebrities or sports figures who are relatively detached from our realities. Seldom are we t...

A couple of facsimile divas, a piano, 432 well-entertained and -fed guests, one outstanding citizen and, most importantly, 19 students of Italian descent awarded more than $26,000 in scholarships and gifts. Held Saturday at the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, the 19th annual Sons of Italy Lodge 2738 Scholarship and Citizen of the Year...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy, PRIMO Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, will again conduct a $1,500 scholarship competition, open to seniors of the Class of 2018 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington high schools. Applicants must be of at least 25 percent Italian-American descent (one parent at least half Italian), attending a post-secondary school...

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Program in Italian and Department of Physical Education and Athletics, in collaboration with the CWRU Film Society and CWRU Spartan Baseball are proud to present a “Celebration of Italian American Baseball” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Strosacker Auditorium beg...