On Monday, Assemblyman Angelo J. Morinello joined his colleagues in welcoming the students who were awarded the New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators' academic and athletic scholarships. "I congratulate the winners of these awards for their hard work in both the classroom and on the athletic field," Morinello said. "With the ris...

Quanti giovani cestisti italiani crescono con il sogno di giocare nella NBA? Da oggi questo sogno e' REALIZZABILE! Un grande campione americano si unisce al team di College Life Italia: Drake Diener, giocatore della Orlandina Basket che milita nella LBA - Legabasket Serie A, sara' il nostro talent scout per il Basketball!!!Vogliamo creare un ponte...

Three graduating seniors from Indian River schools have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Vero Beach Italian American Civic Association. Brian Kutner and Elizabeth Tuite of Vero Beach High School and Esdras Mora Jusino from Indian River Charter School were selected for academic achievement,community service and school activities. Club presi...

Prezioso cervello per qualche anno in fuga all’estero – il tempo di dimostrare al mondo accademico statunitense di che pasta è fatta la spesso ingiustamente bistrattata formazione scolastica italiana – ma adesso fortunatamente tornato in patria: «Voglio stare vicino alla mia famiglia, credo che anche l’Italia sappia offrire grandi opportunità a chi...

Bill Cellini Jr. is a true blue expert in Italian ancestry. For about thirty years, he has been holding seminars and workshops across the United States, to teach Italian-Americans how to trace back to their roots. Between 1876 and 1930, out of the 5 million migrants who embarked from Italy to the U.S., 80 % came from Southern Italy, mainly from Cal...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2017 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Next year, Oregon State University will be undergoing some changes in their language department. While there are multiple different ways to say hello, there are just as many ways to say goodbye. This next academic year, Oregon State University will be saying goodbye to a small handful of second-language course opportunities that have previously bee...

Stephen Calicchio worked with startups in Philadelphia before relocating thousands of miles across the Atlantic to pursue a one-year MBA program in Milan, Italy. Why? Stephen wanted a truly international MBA experience in his ancestral home. In the US, many MBA programs are still dominated by domestic students. International MBA students make up le...

Corona D'Italia Lodge No. 807 held its annual mother-daughter-scholarship dinner on May 3 at the Wolverine restaurant. Valerie Valentino, scholarship chairman, conducted the program. She recognized her committee, sentinel Lori DiFrischia and historian Mary Jane Folino, and thanked them for their work. Valentino introduced Ian Patterson, a senior at...

Last May 23rd, during the Honors Convocation at the Anse Creuse High School, two students were awarded the Anthony J. Bellanca Memorial Awards. The fellowship is offered to students who have distinguished themselves in the study and promotion of the Italian language by the legal firm of the same name through the N.O.I. Foundation. Parents, teachers...