A group of local graduates were honored at a yearly tradition in Hastings-on-Hudson Sunday morning.Seven Yonkers students received the Enrico Fermi Scholarship at Westchester Manor during a special breakfast ceremony.   The scholarship award was started in the Italian-American community 51 years ago. The breakfast was attended by local...

The 2014 winners will join distinguished students from five countries in an intense education program at the Università Carlo Cattaneo – LIUC to discuss innovations and best practices in the machine manufacturing industry.   The program will not only provide academic growth, but an excellent opportunity for practical experience in internatio...

By Jack Dunn   Boston College's Presidential Scholars Program, which provides an integrated educational experience within the University's honors program for approximately 72 of BC's most accomplished students, has been named the Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program, as a result of a major gift from the Gabelli Family Foundation.   M...

Sons of Italy, Paradiso Lodge No. 2743, will hold a drawing for a $300 grand prize during its 15th annual pasta and meatball dinner fundraiser 12:30-5:30 p.m. March 8 at Paradise Ridge Senior Center, 877 Nunneley Road.   Drawing tickets for other prizes and gift baskets will be three for $5 or 10 for $10, benefitting scholarships and local c...

By Helen Williams   Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, executive director of Café' Hope, a restaurant training program in Marrero for at-risk youth.   The presentation was made by the golf tournament's honorary chairman, Kenner Mayor Mike Yenni, and...

by Mauro Battocchi   The U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission has recently announced the 2015-16 scholarships offered for the Fulbright BEST program, a fast-growing program that exposes Italian talents to Silicon Valley culture and then sends them back to Italy to turn their innovative ideas and approaches into business ventures.   Applica...

A $1,500 scholarship is being offered by the Italian American Club of Maui. IACM is an Italian heritage club whose mission is to promote the Italian culture through fellowship, good food, and friendship.   The IACM also raises funds for a yearly scholarship that is awarded to a high school senior on Maui to apply to their continuing higher e...

Each Spring we hold our Annual Scholarship Breakfast, drug at this event the Society present 10 $1000 scholarships in memory of Italian American Police Officers that lost their lives in the line of duty. These scholarships are available only to the children or grandchildren of members who are college bound high school seniors.   Members must...

In 1996, the Fierro family of Richmond and the Italian American Cultural Association of Virginia established a scholarship for a Virginia Commonwealth University student of Italian descent. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students on the Monroe Park Campus of VCU, of Italian descent, have demonstrated financial need (as determined by the...

Registration is open for the new semester of the 1st cycle online Degree Course in Italian Language and Culture for Foreigners and Italian citizens resident outside Italy. The online Degree Course is offered by the Inter-University Consortium ICoN - Italian Culture on the Net (www.italicon.it) on behalf of the Universities participating in the Cons...