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Joseph Rizzuto, founder and CEO of Joseph Rizzuto Properties, is proud to announce the release of his new scholarship available for students pursuing an education in Business. The Joseph Rizzuto Scholarship is awarding 2 scholarships worth $1000, and 1 scholarship worth $3000 to Italian-American students attending an accredited college or universit...

The members of Geneva Lodge 2397, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, hosted the Geneva Red Wings baseball team and management on July 17 for a home cooked ziti-and-meatball dinner in appreciation for General Manager John Salone hosting the lodge at McDonough Park on June 14 for a “Sons and Daughters of Italy Night.” The lodge also combin...

The Italian Teachers’ Association of New York and Westchester (Chapter of American Association of Teachers of Italian) gathered at NYU’s Kimball Hall on Saturday, June 15, 2019 to acknowledge the accomplishments of both students and educators. Awards were given in the name of Dr. Leonard Covello, a pioneer in community education and cultural awaren...

Three teenagers from Italy have been experiencing American life in Suffolk for the past week, and on Tuesday these ladies got a tour of historic downtown. Sara Zecchinello, 18, Linda Massariolo, 19, and Alice Sarri, 17, started at the Suffolk Visitor Center on North Main Street Tuesday morning. They were joined by Sara’s host siblings Kate, 12, and...

To his surprise, the scholarship recipient shared a very similar experience to Outstanding Italian-American Tony Palmer at the 35th Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation Scholarship Awards Dinner Wednesday night. “I realized I had a deeper connection with someone else sitting in this room … Mr. Palmer, you mentioned your family is from Apuzzi. My grandpa...

On June 17, the New York Golf Kick Off Reception hosted the legendary race-car driver Mario Andretti who presented a National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) scholarship to Trevor Tesoriero at the Classic Car Club in New York, N.Y. Shiny luxury race cars and vintage classics dazzled guests as they enjoyed cocktails and views of the Jersey City s...

The Italian Club of Staten Island, an organization founded to promote “a better understanding among leading Italian-Americans in the business and professional field and to raise awareness about Italian culture,” has awarded four $2,000 and five $1,000 college scholarships to nine young adults for outstanding academic achievement and community activ...

On May 3, the Association of Italian American Educators (AIAE) presented Garden City High School senior Christina Levi with the Mario Cuomo Memorial Scholarship. Christina is among a select group of eight Italian- American students from the tri-state area who have demonstrated excellence and commitment to the Italian language, making them recipient...

From the Office of Sen. David Carlucci: Today Senator David Carlucci (D-Rockland/Westchester) presented Clarkstown High School North senior, Logan Meda with a $3,500 college scholarship on behalf of the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators. Carlucci, a member of the conference, annually holds the Italian-American Scholarship co...

Professor Stanislao Pugliese, professor of history and the Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian-American Studies, has been awarded a 2020 Fulbright grant to teach next spring at the University of Calabria in Italy and research patterns of Italian immigration and emigration. He also plans to finish a book on the port city...

The Enrico Fermi Educational Fund of Yonkers held its 56th annual Scholarship Breakfast on May 5 at Westchester Manor in Hastings-on-Hudson. This year’s scholarship winners, all high school seniors, were Faith Sansone of Lincoln High School, Alexandra Spano of Maria Regina H.S., Alessandra Zimmer of The Ursuline School, Julia Caldropoli of Irvingto...

Queste sono le giornate in cui negli Stati Uniti si celebrano le lauree degli studenti in tutte le università e college, e in particolare New York, con le tantissime istituzioni accademiche che ospita nei suoi quartieri, pullula di studenti e professori in toga da cerimonia, che festeggiano con i genitori il traguardo raggiunto. Negli stessi giorni...