Honoring their mothers, Italian scholars fund scholarship and say ‘ciao’

Aug 21, 2017 1207

BY: Craig Levinsky

Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at the University of Colorado Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund. In alternating years, the scholarship will support high-achieving students in either the Italian or Women & Gender Studies departments.

To those on campus and in the College of Arts and Sciences who worked with Ferme throughout his 19 years at CU Boulder, the scholarship presents an unexpected but not quite shocking gesture from a venerated administrator about whom one English professor said, "When I first met with Valerio, he made it clear that undergraduate education is where he lives, and I was excited about that."

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SOURCE: http://www.colorado.edu/

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