The Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest judging took place on April 9, 2016. The judges reviewed 109 essays submitted by students from Bethesda Academy, Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy, which represented a 100% increase in the number of essays submitted versus last year.   Essays were written about a wi...

Graduating seniors from Genesee County will compete for Paulo Busti Foundation Scholarship at the 31st Annual Scholarship Award Night scheduled for June 15 at Terry Hills. Candidates include:Michael Rose, son of Michael and Tina Rose is a senior at Batavia High School. Michael played basketball for four years, baseball for three years and tennis f...

Nell'ambito del programma di borse di studio offerte dalla Commissione Fulbright di scambi culturali, il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale ha ospitato oggi il primo incontro di orientamento congiunto per circa 60 studenti: borsisti italiani in partenza per gli Stati Uniti e borsisti americani in arrivo in Italia. &n...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo's 36th annual scholarship awards celebration featured presentations in Italian by each scholarship winner, followed by the Little Italy Buffet and an array of Italian-themed desserts.   Richard and Helen Harris were honored as Persons of the Year for their dedication to the organization. Six high school...

Martedì 31 maggio, alle ore 9.00, si svolgerà alla Farnesina l'Incontro Borsisti Fulbright, un evento di orientamento per i borsiti italiani in partenza per gli USA e per quelli americani in arrivo in Italia, promosso dalla Commissione Fulbright.   L'incontro sarà aperto dal Sottosegretario degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazio...

Tony Montcalmo, chair of the La Famiglia Scholarship Committee offers congratulations and thanks to all who supported "A Taste of Italy," Little Italy Lodge's 2016 La Famiglia Scholarship fundraising dinner. A record 180-plus guests enjoyed Little Italy's own Amedeo's home-cooked Italian extravaganza of specially selected foods and Italian wines wh...

Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington) is proud to announce that Walt Whitman High School senior Rose Pedretti is a winner of the 2016 New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators Scholarship.   Pedretti, a member of the National Honor Society, National Staff Development Council for Academic Growth & Student...

The AATI mourns the loss of Dr. Luisetta Chomel, Professor Emeritus of Italian at the University of Houston. Luisetta Chomel, age 84, passed away on Friday, the 20th of May 2016, at her home in Houston, in the company of her family and friends. She was born on the 26th of May 1931, in Torino, Italy, to Erberto and Severa Manacorda Elia.   Lu...

This morning the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey presented Ten college bound students with $1,000 scholarships in memory of Italian American Police Officers that are deceased.   We would like to congratulate the scholarship recipients and thank Scholarship Chairman Jerry Onnembo of the Wood Ridge Police Department for his commi...

The Illinois Order Sons of Italy Foundation is accepting applications for $1,000 college scholarships. Graduating high school seniors who are fully or partially of Italian ancestry can apply. Applicants will be selected based on financial need, scholastic achievements, high school activities showing character and leadership, a personal essay a...