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La Scuola d'Italia Galileo Galilei is currently looking for space to expand and open it's Daycare and Preschool for Italian and other Languages in FALL 2015. The mission of our Daycare / Preschool will always be to promote, to preserve, and to maintain the Italian Language, History, and Culture, as well as, offer other languages and services t...

By Rich Cuccagna   At a recent meeting held at the West Trenton Italian American Club, Cav. John Scarpati, President of the Mercer County Italian American Festival Association presented Richard Prunetti, President of the West Trenton Italian American Club with a check for their scholarship foundation.   This year's recipient is Lauren...

Are you Italian or of Italian descent? Do you know how to speak Italian? Some Italian-Americans can still speak it fluently while others might have lost the language of their "nonni" (grandparents). To learn to speak this great language, check out Mondo Italiano which was created by Viviana Altieri. She created Mondo Italiano with her desire of co...

By Rita Cipalla   In 1881, a stash of silver dollars, 936 of them to be exact, bought 320 acres of land overlooking the Spokane River in eastern Washington. At the time of the sale, the property was described as "the old piece of gravel near the falls." Six years later, Gonzaga College opened its doors to a small group of boys and a sli...

Our heartiest congratulations to all the outstanding students of Italian whose academic and extra-curricular cultural achievements were celebrated during the Coccia Institute's annual Italian Scholarships and Awards Ceremony. A packed house of beaming students, proud parents and faculty, and generous donors filled the Adelina Granito Ferraro Lounge...

November 15 (Tuesday) 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Come sta l'italiano? The Present and Future of Italian Language and Culture Studies. Lecture Hall, Room 101, Feliciano School of Business, Montclair State University. 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: Teresa Fiore: fiorete@montclair.edu The round...

The Ho-Ho-Kus Board of Education and school administrators praised students in the Italian program, along with their teacher Rina Miraglia, at the May 6 Board of Education meeting for recent recognition of their excellence.   Three students were awarded by the Coccia Foundation — an organization that promotes and preserves the Italian langua...

by Carol Comegno   High school junior Dylan Skidmore is not Italian, but that's of no matter. He has been pursuing all things Italian — taking an Italian language course at Glassboro High School, joining its Italian club, dancing with its new Italian folk troupe, making pasta and pizza, and waiting for the club's spring trip to Italy....

L'Approccio Reggio Emilia è una filosofia pedagogica progressista, unico nel suo genere, che ha fatto strada dall'Italia all'America, ispirando insegnanti e genitori. In un momento in cui la standardizzazione nelle scuole pubbliche americane sta diventando l'approccio prevalente, si assiste ad un'infelice riduzione dei corsi d'arte, musica e teatro...

Antonella Vitale, PhD candidate in the Department of History at City University of New York, will present a piece of her dissertation, focused on the oral histories she gathered in Sicily last summer, at an upcoming conference at the University of Pennsylvania. Antonella was a winner of NOIAW's 2015 scholarship program.   Antonella said via...

In collaboration with the Education Office of the Italian Embassy, the Italian Program hosted a symposium on "Learner Centered Classrooms" to a full house of 43 Italian language teachers from area schools.   Dr. Fatemeh Keshavarz (Director, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures), Dr. Giuseppe Falvo (Director, Undergraduate Studies in...

Grazie ad una iniziativa dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, gli studenti dell'AP Italian Language che viaggeranno con la compagnia di bandiera italiana per recarsi dagli Stati Uniti in Italia avranno uno sconto del 5% sul costo del volo in classe economica. L'iniziativa è stata resa possibile grazie alla "sensibilità" dell'Alitalia, che, spieg...