The official results of the 21 Eduitalia scholarships for students who have taken the AP Italian Language and Culture 2018 exam will be released by the end of the second week of July 2018. The list of winners will be published on the website of the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and of the Italian Consulates in the US. The winners and their prof...

The Sons of Italy, Akron Lodge 685 held its initiation/scholarship dinner on May 2 at The Venue in Tallmadge. Scholarship recipients are selected by a committee that reviews GPA, recommendations, accomplishments and activities, and essays on their career choice and their Italian heritage. Zachary Conti, son of John and Andrea Conti, was awarded a s...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Pueblo held its 38th annual Scholarship Awards Celebration, featuring presentations in Italian by each scholarship winner followed by the Little Italy Buffet and an array of Italian-themed desserts. Alegria Ribadeneira was honored as Person of the Year for her outstanding leadership in foreign language education. Eigh...

Da Avezzano ad Albany (NY), passando per Roma, Frosinone, L'Aquila. La storia di Riccardo Iafrate è quella di un ragazzo ambizioso e determinato, capace di raggiungere i suoi obiettivi e di inseguire i propri sogni spinto dal desiderio di avventura, di crescita e da una forza di volontà invidiabile. Disponibile, sicuro, maturo: dopo diversi anni ne...

Six area high school seniors were awarded scholarships Thursday, May 10, by Circolo da Vinci, a nonprofit Yorktown organization that promotes Italian-American heritage. The 36th annual scholarship dinner was held at Vittoria’Z in Jefferson Valley. This year’s scholarship award recipients were: Matteo Cosentino of Fordham Preparatory School (Albert...

Some area high schoolers got a little taste of Italy, and a little extra dough, Wednesday night in Lima.  It was the CIAO Scholarship Dinner at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The mission of CIAO, or the Charitable Italian American Organization, is to hold fundraisers that make contributions to numerous local charities and award college scholarships...

Tonight was all about celebrating heritage and college careers for one local organization. The Italian American Women's Association hosting their 19th year giving out scholarships to students. Dozens of students from local high schools apply every year. Then, it's up to the association to pick the top four winners who are then eligible for scholars...

In the midst of the Depression in 1936, Julia Brunelli met with a small group of other Italian-American women in her home in Greensburg's Hilltop neighborhood to devise a plan to help young girls of Italian descent go to college. If there was any money to send a family member to college, “the money went to the male child,” said Jonie Daigle, a memb...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is frequently called upon to address and support the engagement of future generations of Italian Americans in the leadership of our community. There is no better place for that engagement to begin in a sophisticated way than on the myriad college campuses around the country. Though there are numerous...

Have you bought your tickets for the third annual Carnevale? At 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, the Rehoboth Touch of Italy becomes an Italian Street Fair with unlimited food, wine, masks, valet parking, auctions - you name it. And it's all to raise money for the Touch of Italy/RehobothFoodie.com Culinary Scholarship Fund.  So why a scholarship fund? Th...