UNICO National, the largest Italian American service and charitable organization in America and Marconi University, headquartered in Rome, Italy and accredited by the Italian Ministry of Education, announced a strategic relationship to promote educational and study abroad opportunities and to advance their shared objectives. Under the new relation...

By Lorraine Thompson   Sons of Italy in America, St. Augustine Lodge 2780, held its annual scholarship award dinner last month honoring three recently graduated high school students. Emily Johnston, Samantha Williams and Danielle Marchanka are the recipients of a $500 scholarship presented by Eileen Dillon, who chaired the scholarship commi...

By John Kelly About 30 years ago, an Italian friend of ours visited. After a few days doing the tourist thing, he exclaimed: "I love Washington! It's like a Rome where everything works."   I don't know what Adriano would think of D.C. today, when Metro breaks down routinely and Congress seems proud of its dysfunction. But I understood his p...

by Al Marotta   The Italian American Celebration Honoring Christopher Columbus Committee (I.A.C.) has announced the recipients of their scholarships for 2013. The recipients were selected by a Scholarship Committee headed by Professor Dario Del Puppo of Trinity College, Hartford.   The six scholarship recipients will each receive thei...

Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced this week that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded June 9th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.   "The cost of attending college is increasing every year, every opportunity must be made by Brooklyn stude...

The Italian American Cultural Club of Lehigh Valley honored the two recipients of the 2014 IACCLV scholarships recently. Rebecca Nathanson and Janessa Scherrman each received $500 and a certificate of recognition.   Rebecca, a graduate of Easton Area High School, received the Carol DiBiagio Memorial Scholarship, which is given in memory of...

Alexa Castelluccio of Astoria, N.Y., who attends St. Francis College in Brooklyn, N.Y., will receive the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Michael Gargiulo Scholarship in Broadcasting and Communications. NIAF Board of Director Nicholas R. Caiazzo will present the scholarship to Castelluccio during the Foundation's New York Golf Kick-...

The annual upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is one of the biggest events of the year in the Ohio Valley. But aside from honoring Italian history and providing authentic cuisine, it also provides for a number of scholarships for area students.   On Tuesday night at West Virginia Northern Community College, 15 students who have rece...

The prestigious Foreigners University of Perugia, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Embassy in Washington DC is offering 50 scholarships in celebration of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the US.   Twenty-five scholarships are offered to American high school AP Italian students, while the other...

The Greater Baton Rouge American Association is dedicated to the importance of the pursuit of education, and for this reason it wishes to help an outstanding student attend a college or university.   The Greater Baton Rouge American Italian Association is pleased to announce that it will be offering two scholarship this year (2013) for stude...