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L'anno accademico 2013-2014 della Scuola d'Italia "G. Marconi" è stato inaugurato ufficialmente ieri con una cerimonia svoltasi nella sede dell'istituto a East 67th Street alla presenza di studenti, genitori e rappresentanti istituzionali. Dopo gli inni intonati dal coro di studenti della Media e del Liceo, ha preso la parola la preside Anna Fiore...

By Carol Ann Benanti   The Italian Club of Staten Island, the time-honored organization founded to promote "a better understanding among leading Italian-Americans in the business and professional field and to raise awareness about Italian culture," has awarded two $5,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement and community...

by Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino Sabato 13 settembre, all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di New York si è tenuta una doppia presentazione per lanciare il nuovo programma di corsi mattutini per studenti adulti di tutti i livelli; il tutto per incoraggiare le iscrizioni delle classi d'italiano, per promuovere la lingua italiana e anche favorire lo svilup...

by Anthony J. Tanburri   Cari Amici, I am pleased to announce the reconstitution of the Calandra Center for Career Development at the Calandra Institute offices in Manhattan on January 12, 2015. The Center will provide individual career counseling and assessment to current students and members of the community, 18 years of age and older, wh...

By Paula Katinas   College-bound high school students are being urged by Brooklyn state legislators to apply for college scholarships being offered by a group of lawmakers.   The New York State Conference of Italian-American Legislators is accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded at the group's Legislative Con...

As an extension of a lesson on Italian and German immigration, the Italian and German Honor Society students, led by their teachers Vincenza Certosimo and Evelyn Erli, visited the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side in Manhattan.   The students toured the restored apartments of the Baldizzi and the Gumpertz families. The students develope...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   We have a challenge in front of us: That of keeping our Italian culture alive in American schools. Is it possible? Yes!- Natalia Quintavalle, Consul General of Italy. (Abbiamo una sfida di fronte a noi: Quello di mantenere la nostra cultura italiana viva nelle scuole americane. È possibile? Sì! – Natalia Quint...

To be awarded to an outstanding teacher of Italian whose greatest qualification is excellence in the classroom. He/she must have also distinguished himself/herself as a promoter of Italian studies both in his/her school and in the community at large. This teacher should be prepared to share the benefits of the award with the students in the classro...

The Italian American Women of Staten Island hosted its annual Scholarship Dinner at Patrizia's of Brooklyn in Eltingville last night. The 2016 recipient, Emily Cooke, is a graduate of St. Joseph Hill Academy and will be attending Steven's Institute in their engineering program. Antonella Colangeli and Michele Springer were the co-chairs at this eve...

The Wagner College DaVinci Society will host its 10th annual scholarship and awards dinner on Wednesday, September 18, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield. Seven people will be honored, and the event is chaired by Eleanor Conforti. Tickets are $150 ($75 tax-deductible). To purchase tickets, or for more information, call Betty Comiskey at 718-420-4...

Dear Friends: As the president of FIAME, I welcome you back from the summer days to a new school year. You will find attached the 2012–2013 membership renewal form and dates for upcoming events that may be of interest to you. Please mark your calendars with these dates.   The tax exempt membership dues remain at twenty dollars ($20.00) for...

di Riccardo Chioni   Si apre un nuovo capitolo per la Scuola d'Italia "G. Marconi" che dopo tanti anni di gestazione vedrà realizzarsi il progetto di una nuova sede adeguata all'istituzione storica di New York che venerdì ha celebrato da Cipriani al 42nd Street il consueto gala a cui hanno partecipato 520 persone. Ad aprire la serata condot...