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MOUNT PLEASANT – High school seniors of Italian heritage who are graduating in June 2013 are invited to apply for the annual $1,000 academic and/or $1,000 Joe DiMaggio sports award scholarship given by the Mount Pleasant Italian American Association of Thornwood.   Students must live in the town of Mount Pleasant. Applications are available...

Nell'ambito dell'accordo tra Unical e Cuny (City University of New York), sottoscritto dal Magnifico rettore, Gino Mirocle Crisci, lo scorso 6 ottobre, da domani sarà ospite dell'Università della Calabria Anthony Julian Tamburri.   Lo studioso statunitense sarà impegnato in una settimana di lezioni intensive sul cinema nell'ambito del nuovo...

Lingua, cultura e cucina. Una sintesi assoluta che incassa consensi e successo oggi anche tra i giovani studenti americani «affamati» di Italia e italiano. La conferma è giunta nel corso di durante la cerimonia di premiazione degli studenti che hanno vinto il concorso fotografico «Food in Focus», lanciato dallo Iace (Italian American Committee on E...

In the boys' classroom at Lamplighters Yeshivah in the Hasidic Jewish stronghold of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Montessori number-counting boards and decimal beads share space with Hebrew-learning materials. A colorful timeline on the wall shows two strands of world history in parallel: secular on the left, Jewish on the right.   A photo of the...

Louis M. Klein Middle School and Harrison High School students who study Italian were recently honored for their excellence in a ceremony at Antonio Meucci Lodge as part of Italian Heritage Month.   The following are the students who were honored and their teachers: Ava Petrillo – Level 2 - Christina Zaccagnino Juliana Sica – Level 2 - Elv...

by Krista Pilla The Italian Women's Civic Club (IWCC) has been giving scholarships to students at local colleges for the past 90 years. This year was no different, as three St. John Fisher College students are the recipients of the Dante Scholarship. The three recipients are: Dina Berardi, Juliane Barbato (Didas) and Patti VanAuker. The scholarsh...

di Riccardo Chioni   I magnifici otto del Liceo Scientifico "Guglielmo Marconi" hanno ricevuto ieri al Consolato Generale il Diploma del ministero degli Esteri, alla presenza del console generale Natalia Quintavalle, della preside della Scuola d'Italia Anna Fiore, del direttore scolastico presso il Consolato Carlo Davoli, insegnanti e genito...

di Annamaria Monaco   Cari colleghi ed amici, the end of the school year is fast approaching and so is the last official meeting of the AATI Long Island. On behalf of the Board, I would like to extend an invitation to the Dante Award and Scholarship Luncheon on Saturday, May 14th, 2016 at 11:30 am at Ristorante Pompei in West Hemps...

The Italian Academy invites applications for positions in its Fellowship Program, which will be devoted to the conservation and preservation of heritage and the contemporary destruction of art and architecture. Topics relating to the political uses and abuses of cultural heritage as well as to the exchange, transport, and trafficking of objects wil...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino  Iniziai a scrivere per La Voce di New York tre anni fa, raccontando cosa significhi insegnare italiano nelle varie scuole di New York. Nei miei articoli ho parlato di didattica, requisiti, riforme ed eventi culturali, e per saperne di piu' sul percorso della nostra lingua all'estero ho intervistato diplomatici,...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy recently hosted a dinner to welcome 15 new members into the organization. The group also honored two Rockland County students with scholarships for their commitment and dedication to learning the Italian language. The dinner at the Sons of Italy lodge on Van Wyck Road, was attended by over 100 people including relati...

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College - CUNY25 West 43rd Street - New York, NY 10036 Saturday, 14 September 2013 * 9 am - 6 pm   Introduction and objectives of the workshopThis workshop intends to introduce both the high-school and college teacher of Italian to new methodologies in teaching the target langua...