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The Lido Civic Club , at a reception held at the Kenwood Country Club, officially awarded $95,000 to 14 outstanding Italian American students from the Washington, DC area. The awards were presented by President Richard DiPippo, and Past President and former Scholarship Chair Francesco Isgro. Domenico Bellantone, the First Counselor of the Embassy o...

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia, under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms learned in late April that they not only would be given a donation to cover the subscription to an authentic Italian magazine, but would also be able to use some of the funds to award a...

The Silvio Laccetti Foundation of Fairview, NJ has presented its prestigious Garibaldi Award to five New Jersey students for 2021. The accolade is given to students who have demonstrated high achievement in high school Italian Studies while also serving as models for school or community service. Over two dozen of these awards have been given since...

We are pleased to remind you that The Italian Cultural Society offers awards for students who excel in the study of Italian language, Classics, Music, Science, Arts! In particular: Italian language; classics; musics; science; art. Applications are due by June 15th. Details and application information can be found here.  Italian Language - High Scho...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2021 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Thanks to the generosity of the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia under the direction of Franca Riccardi, PhD, the Cape Henlopen High School Italian classrooms have started receiving the Italian magazine OGGI and will – for the first time since Cape started offering Italian 12 years ago – be awarding a $1,100 scholarship to a deserving senior w...

Professor of Italian Teresa Fiore, Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, was recently awarded the Italian national honor of “Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia” (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy) by the Italian Consulate. The president of the Italian Republic grants the distinction “to Italians abroad or foreigners...

Interviews with friends of Albert Einstein, histories of Princeton residents who were alive at the beginning of the 20th century, and oral histories from the local ItalianAmerican and African-American communities have now been preserved digitally so they can be accessed by the public for years to come. The Historical Society of Princeton has succes...

March 10. Time: 4:30 pm ET. The lecture is part of the 2021 @italyinphilly lecture series, sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia in collaboration with Ciao Philadelphia and the YouTube show Italian Innovators. Register online here. What do Petrarch and Dante have to do with Italian industrial culture? Which paradigms of Italia...

“In un anno scolastico diverso dal 2020-2021, sono lieto di presentare questa nuova, quinta edizione della Guida di Eduitalia - “Study in Italy” e continuare non solo quella che è diventata una consuetudine graditissima, ma anche esprimere un sincero apprezzamento a un'Associazione che, negli anni, si è distinta come partner affidabile e generoso d...

The JCC is inviting folks to a "Big Night IN" on Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8:00 p.m. on Zoom. The fundraiser will provide support for the JCC's vital programs and services for the entire community that educate, enrich, and empower - from generation to generation. The funds raised through this event will allow these vital programs and services to contin...

The Little Italy Lodge Foundation (of Little Italy Lodge OSIA 2286) will award $32,000 in educational scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year: two $6,000 and five $5,000 awards will assist students of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, spouses and specific family members may apply. Applications...