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The Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C. is pleased to announce that it will grant an award of $2,225 to the Casa Italiana Language School/Ente Gestore, to help support and promote the continuation of the AP Italian Language & Culture exam.   The grant will be used by the Ente Gestore to award $89, the fee for taking the AP Italian Languag...

by Sarah Nolan   Several Italian Studies students received accolades at the Ho-Ho-Kus Board of Education meeting on May 5, celebrating their hard work, dedication and passion for the language and culture.   Seventh graders Julia Arscott, Alexandra Galgano and Rachel Scrivanich were awarded by the Coccia Foundation – an organization th...

Twenty college students from across the nation will participate in the Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses-paid educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students to Italy. Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), the tour will visit Italy's Piemonte region, NIAF's 2016...

Bloomfield Unico received more than 200 fourth-grade essays, representing eight local schools. The 13 winners were: James Damiano of Brookdale School, first place, $125; Allyson Calle of Watessing School, second place, $75; and Emily Molina of Fairview School, third place, $50. Equivalent monetary gifts went to the top three's Home and School...

The Coccia-Inserra Award honors a teacher of Italian at the K-12 level, and is generously donated by Coccia Foundation in the name and memory of its founder, Cav. Joseph Coccia, Jr., and by Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr. Founded in 1994 by Joseph and Elda Coccia, and now under the leadership of President Elisa Coccia, Coccia Foundation aggressively p...

The Department of Italian at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick Campus), invites applications for a three-year renewable position as Language Coordinator at the rank of Instructor, beginning on July 1, 2014.   The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand in Italian Studies and a specialization and/or long experi...

Quali sono le sfide nel mercato americano per le creazioni e i prodotti italiani? Quali valori culturali veicolano le ditte italiane nel territorio metropolitano tra New York City e il New Jersey? A cosa si deve il persistente successo di firme italiane? Come una formazione culturale italiana può essere spendibile nel mondo del business negli State...

Date: 27 January 2016 - 1 February 2016Time: (All day)Center for Italian Studies - 549 Williams Hall, 255 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305   Luciano Berio (1925-2003) is one of the most important Italian musicians and composers of the past 100 years. His genius and legacy will be celebrated in collaboration with the Penn M...

U.S. Representative Eliot Engel joins the leadership at the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in congratulating Melinda Kiefer of Mt. Vernon, for receiving a scholarship award through NIAF. The student was chosen from a pool of 1,262 student applicants. Kiefer, who attends Purchase College, State University of New York, received the...

1. Italian –American Historical Society of Connecticut: SCSU Scholarship for students of Italian The Italian American Historical Society of Connecticut will award one to three $1,000 scholarships to Italian language students at SCSU who meet most of the following criteria: The student is a full-time student enrolled at SCSU;The Student must be pr...

On Wednesday December 4th Professors Falvo, Amodeo, and Morando (Italian) interviewed Ms. Mackenzie Burnett (GVPT), named a 2014 UM Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar and National Innovation Scholar, to discuss her academic career, especially the role her high school Italian teacher played in her development as a scholar and student of Italian. &...

The Italian American Club of Lehigh Valley presented this year's annual scholarship awards at the July Membership meeting. Both winners are 2015 graduates of Easton Area High School.   Tanner Caffrey was selected for the IACCLV Membership scholarship. Tanner has been accepted to the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Informatio...