Steven Botterill, a UC Berkeley professor of Italian studies, died at age 60 on May 5. Botterill came to UC Berkeley from England in 1986 to become an assistant professor of Italian studies, according to Albert Russell Ascoli, a professor and colleague of Botterill’s for 23 years in the campus department of Italian studies. He added that Botterill...

The Sons of Italy, Akron Lodge 685 held its initiation/scholarship dinner on May 2 at The Venue in Tallmadge. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee that reviews GPA, recommendations, accomplishments and activities, and essays on their career choice and their Italian heritage. Zachary Conti, son of John and Andrea Conti, was awarded a s...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo held its 38th annual Scholarship Awards Celebration, featuring presentations in Italian by each scholarship winner followed by the Little Italy Buffet and an array of Italian-themed desserts. Alegria Ribadeneira was honored as Person of the Year for her outstanding leadership in foreign language education. Eigh...

Medical advice offered via a letter sent in 1812 to Thomas Jefferson from a friend in Italy has been discovered by a Bucknell University professor, who came upon it by accident two years ago, while in a rare manuscript room in Florence, Italy. At first, Lisa Perrone, assistant professor of Italian Studies at Bucknell, didn’t know the letter, which...

Sign this petition to tell New Britain School District to keep the Italian Language and Culture Program at the High School (NBHS)! Recently, the school district decided to eliminate Italian as one of the languages that students can choose to study at NBHS. We believe that this is the wrong decision for many reasons.  The Italian program at NBHS is...

The recipients of the Congressional Award, this year’s U.S. Service Academy nominees and the winners of the 2018 Sixth Congressional District High School Arts Competition were announced recently by Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., the Democrat representing the sixth congressional district. Students representing several local high schools were honored...

Some area high schoolers got a little taste of Italy, and a little extra dough, Wednesday night in Lima.  It was the CIAO Scholarship Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The mission of CIAO, or the Charitable Italian American Organization, is to hold fundraisers that make contributions to numerous local charities and award college scholarships...

Che la lingua italiana sia sempre stata lo strumento più potente per riunire ministri, professori e italiani dalle diverse comunità italiana lo ha dimostrato il Consolato Italiano di New York venerdì 4 maggio al 21esimo anniversario dell’AIAE. All’evento, ministri e professori hanno parlato su come promuovere la lingua italiana dal Pre-k al all’AP...

Ai lettori de La Voce di New York nomi come Fashion Institute of Technology ed Eugenia Paulicellinon risultano affatto nuovi. L’FIT — eff ai ti, la pronuncia corretta per noi italiani all’estero — è un college SUNY rinomato tanto qui quanto all’estero, la cui offerta accademica include, e al contempo trascende, moda e tecnologia, abbracciando arte,...

Tonight was all about celebrating heritage and college careers for one local organization. The Italian American Women's Association hosting their 19th year giving out scholarships to students. Dozens of students from local high schools apply every year. Then, it's up to the association to pick the top four winners who are then eligible for scholars...