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The UNICO National Foundation awarded scholarships worth nearly $100,000 in 2022, and these scholarships are again available to eligible high school and college students. The qualifications differ for each scholarship. Applicants are encouraged to review the entire list of offerings on the UNICO website – click “scholarships” at unico.org – and dow...

On Friday, Jan. 20, and Saturday, Jan. 21, Italian contemporary theatre company Teatro delle Albe will perform “fedeli d’Amore,” or “Love’s Faithful,” at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The company comes at the invitation of both Penn Live Arts and the Center for Italian Studies collaborating with the Italian Studies section of the De...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., in collaboration with the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Space Foundation, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and George Washington University, will welcome space industry leaders to celebrate Italy’s “National Space Day” on Thursday, December 15th. “Italy is a trusted, key partner of...

Golf wasn’t readily available for Ludovica Farina growing up in the southern part of Italy, with most of the major courses and top players clustered in the northern section. But that didn’t stop her from making the Italian National Team at 12-years-old and ultimately putting together a highly successful four-year career in College Park.  Growing up...

The UNICO Rehoboth Area Chapter season opener on Oct. 20 featured author-member Richard Muti, who shared his research and lifelong interest in Frank Sinatra, with his publication “Cent’anni: The Sinatra Legend at 100.” Muti, a member who along with his wife Lorraine, transferred from a New Jersey UNICO Chapter and lives in Millsboro, has an impress...

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, the Italian-American service organization, is dedicated to helping local students maximize their talent and potential through educational pursuits. In the 49 years since the chapter began, the organization has offered scholarships to graduating high school seniors. This year, the chapter will be offering...

Social engagement, activism, open-mindedness. But also anxiety, skepticism, feeling overwhelmed, distrust of political debate. This is how Generation Z - better known as Gen Z - defines its relationship with the world of traditional media and with major foreign policy issues. What emerged from the event “GenZ, The News, And The World”, organized ye...

The AMHS Scholarship will begin managing the Angela Lastrico Raish Scholarship at the end of 2022.  The award, named for a prominent member of the Washington area Italian American community, will be distinct from, and in addition to, the two scholarships awarded by the Society each year. Last year the AMHS received a proposal to manage this new awa...

Luiss Guido Carli crossed the Atlantic with the aim of "strengthening that virtual bridge existing between Italy and the United States that is supported on skills, relationships and new business opportunities, but also strategic assets of what is defined as a new economic diplomacy of education." An important appointment, a meeting that took place...

The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), in collaboration with Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), and the Giovan Giacomo Giordano Foundation will host the Medical Conference titled “Italian and American Perspectives on Cancer Care” on Saturday October 29th at 9:00 AM at the...

Luiss continues to strengthen cooperation with academic institutions, the business community and its Alumni network in the US. On October 28th and 29th, the University’s Top Management will be in Washington D.C. to launch the Luiss US Foundation, aimed at collecting donations for the development of research, teaching and third mission projects of a...

Tony Trongone has assumed the top spot as president of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) for the 2022-2023 school year. He currently serves as superintendent of the Millville Public Schools. Trongone, a chief education officer with over 17 years of administrative experience in New Jersey public schools, serves as a commiss...