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When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Lohrfink Auditorium, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, 2nd Floor, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC, 20002 In anticipation of the 2019 celebration of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collab...

Fluvanna County High School students in grades 9-12 are eligible to embark on a school trip to Italy. Students will be able to explore Rome, Florence, Sienna, Pompeii, Sorrento, Isle of Capri and Monte Cassino. The tentative dates are scheduled for May 31 to June 10, 2019. While the cost is subject to change, students will have the opportunity to p...

On the occasion of the “18th Week of the Italian Language in the World”, the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Video Contest for students of the Italian language in the United States. Each year, the Week has a different underlying theme for a vast cultural program to advance the promotion of the Italian language This year, the theme is “L’I...

Seventeen university students from across the nation will participate in the 2018 Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program, an all-expenses-paid educational and cultural initiative sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) that takes Italian American students to Italy each summer. This year’s tour will send student...

Congratulations to the 2018 Lido Civic Club Scholarship winners! At a reception held last Wednesday June 21, at the Italian Embassy, the Chair of the Lido Civic Club Scholarship Committee, Francesco Isgro, officially announced the winners of a total of $60,000 in scholarships. The talented young scholarship winners are: Domenic Allegra, Bridget Bag...

Nel 2018, l’Italia partecipa per la prima volta alla fiera della alta formazione NAFSA a Filadelfia con un padiglione istituzionale. La fiera, che si svolgerà nella città americana dal 29 maggio al 1 giugno, è la più grande manifestazione di settore a livello internazionale. Ogni anno vi partecipano centinaia di università e istituti di formazione...

Medical advice offered via a letter sent in 1812 to Thomas Jefferson from a friend in Italy has been discovered by a Bucknell University professor, who came upon it by accident two years ago, while in a rare manuscript room in Florence, Italy. At first, Lisa Perrone, assistant professor of Italian Studies at Bucknell, didn’t know the letter, which...

The recipients of the Congressional Award, this year’s U.S. Service Academy nominees and the winners of the 2018 Sixth Congressional District High School Arts Competition were announced recently by Congressman Frank Pallone Jr., the Democrat representing the sixth congressional district. Students representing several local high schools were honored...

Tonight was all about celebrating heritage and college careers for one local organization. The Italian American Women's Association hosting their 19th year giving out scholarships to students. Dozens of students from local high schools apply every year. Then, it's up to the association to pick the top four winners who are then eligible for scholars...

You are invited to submit a workshop proposal for Teaching Italian: Symposium/Workshops for Instructional Materials. The theme of the 11th annual symposium is art at the core of the language curriculum. The keynote speaker of Teaching Italian XI is Dr. Annavaleria Guazzieri, Director, Education Office (Italian Consulate of New York).  Studies revea...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is frequently called upon to address and support the engagement of future generations of Italian Americans in the leadership of our community. There is no better place for that engagement to begin in a sophisticated way than on the myriad college campuses around the country. Though there are numerous...

The Italian Cultural Society is powered by its volunteers in its various activities, especially from its membership. We rely on volunteers for our Social meetings, for Special Events, and for our Language Program for children. If you have a special skill in hospitality, in fundraising, in organizing a great party, in hosting a musical event, in hel...