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Due to a recent amendment in Italian law anyone who applies for Italian citizenship must prove an adequate knowledge of the Italian language. This means that applicants must obtain at least an Italian B1 certification in language competency. What does the B1 Italian level of proficiency mean? Applicants at a B1 level should be able to speak and wri...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is greatly pleased to announce the recent establishment of the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Endowment for Travel Courses in Italian Studies. The students’ ability to fully commit to their passions for learning Italian language and culture through travel courses is an essential step in their educ...

This College Board-endorsed two-day AP® workshop organized by Fondazione Italia in collaboration with Pepperdine University will provide teachers with in-depth training in AP® courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultant, Maria Gloria Borsa and receive printed...

The Gold Country Lodge No. 2705 Sons & Daughters of Italy in America awarded three scholarships at the annual dinner meeting May 21 in El Dorado Hills. For 19 years lodge members have recognized graduating high school seniors attending El Dorado Union High School District campuses. A $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a student of Italian decent. Ade...

Pisana, 27 anni da compiere a giugno,Giulia Becatti ha vinto una borsa di studio di 10mila dollari intitolata ad Amelia Earhart, l’aviatrice statunitense del secolo scorso diventata simbolo di emancipazione femminile. Dopo la laurea in ingegneria aerospaziale, la dottoranda dell’Università di Pisa è attualmente al Jet Propulsion Laboratory della Na...

The Newport Hospitality Commission is excited to announce the return of world-renowned classical guitarist Diego Campagna to Newport for a special concert to benefit the City’s music programming at Thompson Middle School. Campagna, a native of Imperia, Italy, will help kick off Memorial Day Weekend with a performance on Thursday, May 23rd at St. Ma...

Si è tenuta la terza riunione annuale degli insegnanti d’italiano sotto il patrocinio del console generale Lorenzo Ortona.  La responsabile dell’ufficio scuole, Anna Zeppieri, ha illustrato i programmi fatti durante l’anno e la crescita che la lingua italiana sta facendo in questo territorio. In crescita sono anche gli studenti che prendono l’esame...

Full Time High School Seniors from anywhere in the U.S. who are currently enrolled in Italian language classes and who have been accepted to an accredited College or University are eligible for consideration for this scholarship offered by the Patrons of Italian Culture. A commitment to a major or minor in Italian Language or Italian Studies is str...

Keeping true to the commitment of exploring the multifaceted and precious significance of the history, culture and art of Italy across various fields of knowledge and application, this year’s Italian Perspective opened the lesser known yet truly unique and relevant window of the relationship between science and culture. The event was introduced by...

Iscrizioni aperte fino al 30 aprile per le Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2019. Ad annunciarlo è la Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Comites di San Francisco, ricordando che le borse di studio sono destinate agli studenti che affronteranno l’esame Ap Italian. In base ai loro risultati verranno assegnati premi da 50 a 100 dollari. L’iniziativa, sottolin...

Gabriella Pinel, class of 2017, studied Italian at Chapman University while completing her B.F.A. in Television Broadcast Journalism. Motivated by her fruitful study abroad experience in Italy, she decided to move to Sicily after graduation to live in the small fishing village where her mother was born and raised. Recently she completed the short f...

Funded by Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES SF Comites San Francisco invites all students preparing for the AP Italian Exam on May 15th, 2019 to join the free mock test ONLINE. Any student living within the Italian Consular District of San Francisco² can participate. Diana Ferrara, PhD, Italian instructor at De Anza College in Cupertin...