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Diversity in Italian Studies, una tematica che sottolinea l’importanza della pluralità culturale a livello non solo globale, ma anche personale. Infatti, trattando di letteratura, arte, filosofia e geografia, si possono comprendere e scoprire le numerose sfumature che ognuno di noi può sfoggiare. Nel caso degli italiani, la diversità è ancora un ar...

Ho assistito silenziosamente e, con molta attenzione, all’incontro organizzato da Learn Italy per il master internazionale in formato Executive in “Communication, Promotion & New Media” del quale, il presidente Massimo Veccia, mi spiega brevemente le finalità, compreso la storia dell’agenzia. Da oltre undici anni Learn Italy organizza e prepara i g...

The New York State Senate approved the appointment of a restaurateur and staunch defender of Christopher Columbus, Angelo Vivolo, to the CUNY Board of Trustees last week, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo nominated him the preceding weekend. Vivolo was interviewed at the State Senate’s board confirmation hearings on June 7, where he was approved for the six-...

Congratulations are in order for Vincent Lepani, a student at Susan Wagner High School, Thea Akhrass and Colleen Bridgman from St. Joseph Hill Academy, and Emma Padula of Curtis High School, who were each awarded $2,000 scholarships during the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation’s annual dinner at Bocelli Ristorante, Grasmere.  Michael Anicito...

Angelo Vivolo, philanthropist, entrepreneur, and lifelong advocate for educational opportunity, has been appointed trustee of the City University of New York. The New York State Senate confirmed his appointment on June 7, 2021 following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s nomination of Mr. Vivolo to a six year term serving the nation’s largest public urban univers...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated one of New York City’s staunchest defenders of Christopher Columbus to serve as a trustee on CUNY’s governing board — and a battle is already brewing over the move. Cuomo’s pick — Angelo Vivolo, 74, a retired restaurateur and prominent local Italian-American leader — will be interviewed during scheduled board confirm...

Eight public school communities re-connected via a Zoom call last Thursday to celebrate their work during a troubled school year marked by school closures and re-openings. The event was hosted and coordinated by Lucas Liu and Naveed Hasan (respectively treasurer and multilingual parent member at the Community Education Council of district 3). “It w...

Vincent DiGirolamo, PhD, an associate professor in Baruch’s Department of History at the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Vincent P. DeSantis Prize for his first nonfiction book Crying the News: A History of America’s Newsboys. The top prize from the Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive...

Thank you for your interest in the Magazzino Educational Scholarship. The Cold Spring Chamber of Commerce created this scholarship in partnership with Magazzino Italian Art. The scholarship rewards a high school senior or junior from Philipstown who is dedicated to the visual arts or museum management and who exhibits exemplary community service an...

Despite the challenges that this period has imposed on us, something magical is happening in Brooklyn. Starting from last October 2020, Simona Rodano's program known in New York as the Italian Fairy is flying to the Federation of Italian American Organizations (FIAO) in the very modern complex called "Il Centro". An avant-garde building designed a...

This spring, Magazzino Italian Art and the Menil Collection, two museums based in the U.S., will premiere discrete public programming series examining the contributions of Italian artists in the 20th century. Joining efforts of the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C. to commemorate 160 years of diplomatic relations between Italy and the United State...

From the office of Assemblyman Joseph Angelino: Assemblyman Joseph Angelino (R,C,I-Norwich), a member of the New York Conference of Italian-American Legislators, announces the availability of four scholarships to deserving students. Two of the available scholarships are academic and two are for athletic achievements, with each scholarship providing...