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Columbia University was sued by a group of families for allegedly failing to use their donations to promote Italian culture as the benefactors intended. Several Italian-American families in 1927 donated $400,000 (worth about $5 million today) to the Manhattan-based university to erect La Casa Italiana, the "Italian House," on school land, accordin...

A group of unsung community members were recognized for their various contributions to Italian American education. On Sunday, January 10, the Forum of Italian American Educators hosted its annual Epiphany Dinner at Fratelli's Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Christmas season and announce this year's FIAME honorees.   According to...

Dear Friends,New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Italian Honor Society C.I.A.O. is very happy to invite you to:"Tech and the City". Based on over 50 interviews with entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, university professors, members of the Bloomberg adm...

di Ilaria Costa   Otto studenti selezionati dalla Regione Lombardia- tra coloro che alla maturita' del 2014 hanno ottenuto 100 e lode- sono venuti a New York dal 12 al 18 luglio a "degustare" la Grande Mela. Il progetto, nato in occasione della visita a New York dell' On. Maroni nel 2014 e sotenuto dalla Dr.ssa Valentina Aprea Assessore Ist...

There is a new wave of Immigration from Italy to the US. Are young people immigrating for the same reasons that their grandparents did?   How is this different from the turn of the century? Are the trades different or the same? Take this journey with Michele Petruzziello (photographer).   Read more   Source: http://www.iic...

The students from Garden City High School's Italian 4 Honors and the Italian College classes recently had the pleasure of welcoming Hofstra University Professor Stanislao Pugliese - author, editor, and organizer of conferences (many of which focus on Fascist Italy, the Resistance Movement, and Italian Americans), to their classroom. Professor Pugli...

Sponsored by IACE in collaboration with Societa' onoraria Italiana di Huntigton at Huntington High School, 188 Oakwood Rd, Huntington, NY 11743. "Participants will have an opportunity to engage in a professional exchange of ideas on the AP Italian Language and Culture Course. They will learn specific instructional tec...

Bologna Business School, formerly Alma Graduate School, the Master program of the University of Bologna, held a showcase of the new 2015/2016 edition Food & Wine MBA this Columbus Day at the world-renowned Italian symbol of Food and Wine, Eataly's La Scuola Grande.   During the workshop, potential candidates learned about the program, a...

ITALIAN TEACHER NEEDED FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN AND TODDLERS CLASSES Must be fluent in Italian. Italian certification preferred. Please send resume by email to info@wiccny.org   Westchester Italian Cultural CenterOne Generoso Pope PlaceTuckahoe, New York 10707914-771-8700wiccny.org  

The 3rd Bilingual Fair in NYC will be held on October 15, 2016 at Hunter College (9am to 5pm). For the third year in a row, the bilingual education community will be in a single space. Founder, Emmanuel Saint Martin comments, "All over the US, more and more parents realize giving a bilingual education to their children is an amazing gift. We f...

Senator David Carlucci (D) announced today that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded June 9 at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.   "Given the high costs of college, every opportunity must be made by local students and their working famili...

The New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is accepting applications for four $2,500 college scholarships to be awarded in June at their Annual Conference Weekend. Applications are available through the office of State Senator Diane Savino (D-North Shore), by calling (718) 727-9406.   "Given the high costs of college, ever...