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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...

By Lauren Valenti "When I first met Gianni Versace a few decades ago, I met a man who was just as passionate about art, opera, food, and furniture design as he was fashion," Anna Wintour told WWD. "Every single Italian designer I have come to know since then has been exactly the same. Italy tends to know all about the best things in life for the s...

NEH Seminar – June 22 to July 10, 2015 – Charlottesville, VA This NEH seminar offers high school teachers the opportunity to study Dante's poem closely and to consider its cultural legacy. The seminar will do so through a close reading of the poem, followed by a consideration of literary and artistic works that draw inspiration from it, adapt it,...

By Olena Goncharova  Robert Zitelli has managed to find a way to combine a favorite sport with a good cause. Last weekend, the organization he started — Athletes of Action — held its fourth bocce tournament in McKees Rocks to raise money to provide scholarships for graduating seniors from Montour and Sto-Rox high schools. Over the past s...

La Commissione per gli Scambi Culturali fra L'Italia e gli Stati Uniti, "The U.S. – Italy Fulbright Commission" è alla ricerca di assistentati all'insegnamento della lingua e cultura italiana da inserire attraverso 4 Borse di studio Fulbright ("Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program") presso College ed Università statunitensi nell'anno accadem...