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Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) with hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) has awarded nearly $59 million in scholarships to date.   In past years, the SIF has offered 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants...

New Jersey's deep connections with Italy -- from the rush of immigrants more than a century ago to its original namesake, "Nova Caesarea" -- are being explored in depth by a little-known commission that has created a curriculum for the state's public schools.   The state's Italian and Italian-American Heritage Commission has released a wealt...

The Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is just one week away from celebrating it's 25th Anniversary National Education & Leadership Awards (NELA) Gala. Since then, over $51 million in scholarships have been awarded to bright, young Italian Americans. As we approach the silver anniversary of this momentous Washington event, we catch up with past sch...

I am pleased to announce that we have begun to accept applications for Catholic University Law School's 2014 International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, Italy. The program is open to qualified JD and LL.M students and I hope that you will pass this information along to law students you know who may be interested in a 3-week study program...

As a lead-off event to this year's national celebration of Catholic Schools Week, representatives of the Tri-State Italian-American Congress presented $25,000 in scholarships to 25 students of Italian heritage from 18 Catholic elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Newark.   The awards were presented in the Auditorium of the Archdiocesan C...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) and more than 650 state and local lodges, the Order Sons of Italy in America® (OSIA) has awarded nearly $50 million in scholarships to date.   Each year, the SIF offers 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships (National Leadership Grants), ranging from $5,000 to $25,000, in a nationwide competition. &nbs...

A group of thirty exchange students from Montella, Italy, came to the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday as a part of the sister cities exchange program run with the Norristown Area School District. The sheriff's department personnel led the group of exchange students around the courthouse.   The students got a run-down of courtroom...

Ottima conoscenza delle lingue straniere, consapevolezza del contesto culturale, sensibilità estetica e capacità tecnologiche ad hoc sono elementi che fanno del sottotitolaggio e il sopratitolaggio un possibile settore professionale ideale per gli studenti di Art and Humanities con specializzazione in lingua straniera. Questo uno dei temi principa...

An Italian teacher for levels I, II, and III is needed at Potomac High School in Prince William County, Virginia. Please contact Mr. Michael Wright, Principal at 703-441-4200 or wrightma@pwcs.edu. Candidates may also contact Carol Bass, Supervisor for World Languages in Prince William County at bassc@pwcs.edu.   The program is fairly n...

Un "sentito ringraziamento" per la "dedizione all'insegnamento della lingua italiana" di cui anche quest'anno "hanno dato testimonianza i docenti di italiano negli Stati Uniti" è stato espresso dall'Ambasciatore italiano a Washington, Claudio Bisogniero, in una lettera indirizzata ai docenti, il 26 giugno scorso.   Nella lettera, il diplomat...

L'Inaugural Italian-American Symposium in Pediatrics si svolgerà il 28-30 ottobre presso il Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Building di Philadelphia. www.chop.edu/cme The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is pleased to announce its inaugural Italian-American Symposium in Pediatrics in collaboration with the Meyer Childre...

Josephine Posterivo vowed to make learning Italian easy, during an introductory course she's teaching at St. Athanasius Education & Community Center in West View. Posterivo, of Ross, herself struggled with learning English after moving to Avalon decades ago as a teenager from Italy's southern Cosenza province.   "I really tried to e...