On November 11th IACO (Italian American Cultural Organization) of Braintree and The South Shore celebrated the Feast of San Martino. The event was held at Braintree Town Hall with 250 guests in attendance. How appropriate for this feast to fall on the same day as Veteran’s Day because San Martino (St. Martins) was a soldier himself. The band, Sea B...

The Premio Famiglia Fiducia Fund for the Middlebury Italian School, established in 2016, is a scholarship to support graduate students pursuing an MA in Italian at the Middlebury Italian School and the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in Italy, headquartered in Florence. The fellowship will fund the complete master's degree program for three students....

Sono 34.894 gli studenti americani che, solo nel 2016, hanno scelto l'Italia per un periodo di studi; il numero, altissimo, è praticamente l'11% della loro popolazione totale. Il dato è stato diffuso dall'Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti a Roma in occasione della International Education Week, che, promossa dall'IIE o The Power of International Educatio...

The summer of 2018 holds great promise for six students from Hylton High School who will study in Italy for three weeks. An academic immersion program will give them first-hand experiences in the contemporary culture of Italy and enhance their understanding of the history of the language. The students are enrolled in Hylton’s Center for Internation...

The Rhode Island Italian-American Hall of Fame’s “Greatest Salute to America’s Bravest” induction event will occur Sunday, Nov. 19, at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, at 1 p.m. This is the group’s 30th anniversary event honoring eight local military veterans, former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Pa...

Medford High School senior Sandra Figueroa was among four students in the Boston area to be honored recently by the Federazioni Associazioni Abruzzesi-USA. This organization, in the occasion of “October Italian Heritage Month” every year, selects students who distinguish themselves in the study of Italian, and awards them scholarships at their annu...

The Columbian Foundation hosted their 76th Annual Humanitarian, Achievement, and President’s Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 14 at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, NJ. Honorees included Christopher A. Capuano, president of Fairleigh Dickinson University; Anthony P. Colandro, founder & owner of Gun for Hire; Peter F. DiPaolo, M.D., board certifie...

La Commissione Fulbright, nata da un accordo tra il governo italiano e statunitense, sponsorizza borse di studio per italiani che vogliano trascorrere negli Stati Uniti un periodo di studio, ricerca o insegnamento. Per i laureati italiani che sono intenzionati a conseguire un Master o un Dottorato negli Stati Uniti, i concorsi, denominati Self-Plac...

L’Associazione Italiana Calciatori ha sottoscritto una nuova convenzione con “College Life Italia”, società internazionale che offre a ragazzi e ragazze italiani la possibilità di ottenere borse di studio sportive ed accademiche nei College universitari americani.  La missione di College Life Italia è quella di offrire un’opportunità concreta a chi...

Italian sprinter Semuedè (“Sem”) Andreis has verbally committed to The Ohio State University’s class of 2022. “I decide to commit to Ohio state University because I think it will be a good opportunity for my future and to stay closer to my american family and friends.”  [sic] Andreis came to the United States in 2016 as an exchange student in New P...