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As part of a broader initiative about pre-professional opportunities for students, the Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and the Italian Program at Montclair State University are pleased to offer a new internship in two parts: a summer internship portion at the Italian Trade Agency, New York, and a winter internship portion at C...

Rossana e Fabrizio vivono fuori dall’Italia ormai da più di 13 anni, se si esclude un breve rientro alla base di circa 24 mesi. Lui, dirigente di una multinazionale, ha felicemente accolto l’opportunità del trasferimento per offrire un panorama diverso alla famiglia e lei, impiegata nella stessa azienda, ha temporaneamente lasciato il lavoro per de...

Nel Long Island si è celebrato il ventesimo anniversario dell’AIAE (Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani). L’appuntamento annuale, organizzato dalla dinamica presidente dell’associazione, la Prof.ssa Josephine A. Maietta, si è tenuto al Chateau Briand, dove erano presenti circa 150 ospiti.  Maietta, docente di italiano nel Long Island, organ...

Seven Italian-American high school seniors were honored for their hard work at the Enrico Fermi Education Fund scholarship ceremony on Sunday. Each of the winners received $5,000 in scholarship money from the organization. District Attorney Anthony Scarpino was the keynote speaker at the event. He says it is important for students to get an educati...

From The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176: The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recognizes students each month who study the Italian language at area schools. The students are presented with a monetary gift at a monthly dinner hosted by the Lodge members. To date they have honored over 26 students. On April 26th, the Lodge held another dinner hon...

Thursday, May 4th 2017, at 11.00 am. Consulate General of Italy in New York. 690 Park Avenue, New York, NY The world’s leading automotive brands are inviting the best young talents from all over the world to develop the future of the industry through new international Master’s Degree courses in Italy that are available at a hub offering top level t...

In this episode of The Italian American Podcast, we talk with Fred Gardaphé, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of English and Italian American Studies at Queens College/CUNY and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. Fred lost his father, grandfather, as well as his godfather to violence at a very early age and tells us the story of how that...

A college in the Bronx is digging up the roots of Italian-American history through a real-life project. John and Giacomina Meduri - two Italian-Americans who grew up in 1940s - were interviewed by Fordham University professor Kathleen Lapenta to look at the ways they lived and experienced life in the Bronx in the 20th century. The interview is part...

A St. James native recently received the scholarship to study cancer research in Italy this fall. Alexa DeAngelis, a member of the 2008 graduating class of Harbor Country Day School and a graduate of St. Anthony’s High School and Georgetown University, was recently granted a Fulbright scholarship to study at Sapienza-Universita di Roma in Rome, beg...

Staten Islander Michael Coppotelli was one of the three honorees recognized by The Forum of Italian American Educators (FIAME) at its 33rd annual awards dinners. The Associate Superintendent of Schools, Student Services and Public Policy was lauded by FIAME with The Thomas C. Giordano Leadership award at its awards dinner at the Villa Barone Manor...

April 6 (Thursday)   5:30 pm. Richard Nasti Lecture Series Event. Presentation by Professor Chiara De Santi, State University of New York at Fredonia. Topic: Eat First: Italian American Gastronomy and Family Values in the Films of Martin Scorsese. Several films by Italian American director, Martin Scorsese, are explored through the lens of gastrono...

Four $3,000 scholarships are now available to future or current college students who reside in the state’s 1st State Senate District. The scholarships are limited to constituents who reside in a district represented by state senators and Assembly members who belong to the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators—Senator Ken LaValle...