The Italian American Celebration Honoring Christopher Columbus Committee (I.A.C.) will award scholarships to 14 area students this month. The recipients were selected by a Scholarship Committee, which was headed by Professor Dario Del Puppo of Trinity College, Hartford. Eight $1,000 scholarships and six $500 scholarships will be presented June 22 a...

From the desk of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Society: The Society of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel is pleased to announce the winner of its $500 Spirito d’Italia Scholarship. Jaclyn Raguso of Montrose, a senior at Hendrick Hudson High School, plans to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the fall. Her winning essay detailed her appreciation for t...

Dagli Stati Uniti all'Italia per un mese di studi a Firenze, con l'opportunita' di visitare le più belle città del Belpaese. La Palazzo Strozzi Foundation Usa si conferma ambasciatrice del Rinascimento italiano nelle scuole americane, dando a 18 studenti di alcuni istituti fra i più problematici di New York, Los Angeles e Detroit l'opportunità di p...

When Elena Mullano first landed on United States soil, she was not stepping into a different country, but jumping into one of the many American films she had seen as she grew up. The 17-year-old Italian hailing from Sardinia, a large island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, said it was an almost immediate reaction when she stepped off the plane....

After taking a four-college, 11-day trip to the United States, Italian guard Davide Moretti has made his final decision. Moretti, who visited Lubbock during the June 2 weekend, committed Saturday afternoon to Texas Tech, per a source. The 19-year-old, high-level guard is expected to part of the Red Raiders’ stacked 2017 recruiting class and will ha...

This evening members of the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey presented a check for $25,000 to Special Olympics New Jersey for a Platinum sponsorship. The Society is proud to join other New Jersey law enforcement organizations in raising more than $3 million dollars for Special Olympics in 2016. The Society works tirelessly throughout t...

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...

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...