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Nicholas Caggiano, commissioner of the Delaware Commission on Italian Heritage and Culture, and Maria Teresa Morrison, representative of both the commission and UNICO, donated copies of a book on recovered Italian art to Cape Henlopen High School's Italian students and to the main CHHS library.   The book is a catalog of art that was exhibit...

The Italian Teachers Association of New Jersey (ITANJ) and the Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America at Montclair State University joined forces on March 20th for their annual collaboration, Italian Language and Culture Day, showcasing the hard work and creativity of middle school and high school students of Italian in a competitio...

by Riccardo Chioni In questo angolo del New Jersey chiamato Scotch Plains, dove è di casa una nutrita comunità di abruzzesi, c'è una gran sete di italianità da parte della generazione di genitori che non ha avuto accesso alla lingua in casa e per non ripetere l'errore inizia ad insegnare l'italiano ai figli già in tenera età. Il Language and Enri...

by Latarsha Gatlin   Johns Hopkins University Professor Andrea Prosperetti, an authority in the area of fluid dynamics and underwater acoustics, has been awarded the 2014 EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Prize by the Council of the European Mechanics Society.   Prosperetti, the Charles A. Miller Jr. Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engin...

Amy Grudier of Falls Church has received the Lido Civic Club Matching Scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation. Grudier attends Cedarville University and is majoring in nursing.   NIAF offers dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $10,000 each in the humanities, medicine, engineering, business, music,...

Parkdale High School, located in Riverdale, Maryland, needs a full-time Italian teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Qualified candidates need at least a Bacherlor's degree. Candidates should also be certified or be in the process of acquiring certification. Application materials can be found at www.pgcps.org. Should you have any questions about...

Georgetown University, Washington D.C. - Saturday October 24th 2015. Keynote Speaker: Nicoletta Marini-Maio, Dickinson College. The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. would like to invite you to our conference titled Italian Language a...

L'Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation bandisce l'edizione 2012 dell'ISSNAF Young Investigator Award e del Paola Campese Award for Research on Leukemias. Scopo dei bandi è premiare i giovani ricercatori italiani che lavorano in Nord America, il cui impegno nella propria attività di studio risulti innovativo, di rilievo e ono...

Scholarships are now available to college students through the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) for the 2015-2016 academic year.   Since NIAF's inception 40 years ago, the scholarship program has grown from four scholarships of $250 each to dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,500 to $10,000 each in the Ital...

Apply for the Peter Coco­ziello, Sr. Schol­ar­ship now! Two win­ners will be cho­sen. Each win­ner will be receive a $2500 schol­ar­ship.   This schol­ar­ship is intended for high school grad­u­at­ing seniors who are of Ital­ian descent. Cer­tain cri­te­ria has to be met: finan­cial need, aca­d­e­mic stand­ing and the sub­mis­sion of a...

The Hackensack Regional Chamber of Commerce recently presented a local Italian-American nonprofit with a $3,000 check to be used for charity, according to a statement on Upper Saddle River Town Square , a community website.   The donation, presented June 14 on behalf of Dr. Richard and Linda Santucci and the Chamber of Commerce, will benefit...

The Center for Italian & Italian American Culture has announced that Vincent Mattia of Cedar Knolls is a recipient of the Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship. The scholarship amount is $2,500. The Peter Cocoziello, Sr. Scholarship has been awarded every year to a graduating high school student since 20005. Certain criteria must be met in order t...