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A little more than a year ago the Department of Education of New York started diversifying the multilingual offering in NYC Public Schools. Thanks for InItaliano's activism, Italian language was added to the DL choices of Manhattan public schools. This expansion continues and this year a second Italian teacher has been added to the pool of teachers...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019. 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Join us for an informative event about the state of the art of Italian Dual Language programs in NYC's Public Schools with teachers, principals, bilingualism experts, representatives of the DOE and published author Fabrice Jaumont f...

L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...

Dalla sinergia fra FUA – Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence, la High School of Fashion Industries di New York City e con la gradita partecipazione dell’Ufficio Istruzione del Consolato Generale di New York, nella persona della Dott.ssa Annavaleria Guazzieri, nasce il Corso di Aggiornamento di Lingua Italiana e Did...

As she sits across the table from a portrait of Lorenzo Da Ponte, the first professor of Italian at Columbia University, Barbara Faedda prepares to change the direction of the Italian department with her new seminar, Introduction to Fashion Studies. Faedda is the executive director of the Italian Academy and an adjunct assistant professor in Columb...

To: Anne Lopes, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Re: The Reduction of Italian courses at Brooklyn College. As Director of Italian American Studies at Queens College I am writing to register my dismay over the recent action taken to severely reduce the Italian course offerings at Brooklyn College.   In my more than forty years...

On Wednesday. the Brooklyn Law School Italian-American Student Association held its annual alumni dinner at the school where it honored alumnus Frank Carone, the president of the Brooklyn Bar Association. A crowd of about 50 students and alumni and their families, colleagues and friends joined together at the event to share a dinner and to present...

Fox Lane High School Italian teacher Raffaella Pirone recently became the first teacher from New York to receive the national Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). "This annual prestigious recognition of outstanding and creative teaching is funded by Coccia Foundation and the Inserra families under th...

Sono numerose le scuole di New York che dal 2006 ad oggi hanno ospitato il programma di edu-tainment della Fata Italiana. Sostenuto dall’Italian American Committee on Education e dalla Columbus Citizens Foundation, e da anni patrocinato dalle maggiori istituzioni italiane, ha raggiunto oltre 70,000 studenti K-12 in tredici anni di attivitá. Ideatri...

Composer Roberto Scarcella Perino's latest opera Furiosius, based on Ariosto's Orlando Furioso, with a libretto by Flora Gagliardi, will receive its American premiere in May, 2020. The composer will be giving a presentation of the work in the company of Professors Eugenio Refini (NYU) and Lina Bolzoni (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa), featuring s...

Strategic Innovation at The Graduate Center, CUNY, is pleased to present in collaboration with Italian Cinema-CUNY (IC-CUNY), and The Academy of Italian Cinema David di Donatello Awards an educational project aimed at creating a deeper understanding of the art of Italian cinema from its origins to the present day. Through this joint effort, a three...

Due to the high volume of applications, Joseph Rizzuto is proud to announce an extension to the 2019 edition of his scholarship program, the Joseph Rizzuto Staten Island Scholarship. The scholarship will now be accepting submissions until November 15, 2019. The scholarship is now also open to Italian-American students who have been accepted to accr...