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by Anthony J. Tamburri   Cari Amici, We are delighted to announce that Donna Chirico, professor at York College CUNY and Chair of the inter-college Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council, has been appointed Dean of for the School of Arts and Sciences at York College, CUNY.   As Provost Panayiotis Meleties stated in his a...

New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Department is pleased to announce that starting September 2013 we will create a fund to encourage the study of the Italian language, preserve Italian traditions and benefit students enrolled in Italian programs at Fordham University providing...

Many local residents already joined the WEP summer program to welcome a Italian high school teen coming to Somers area for 3 weeks mid July! Sign up to host one of the remaining students!   The students will live with our local families to experience the daily life of the American people. During the weekdays, they will have a rich enhancemen...

The Times They Are a-Changin'... also in Italy, thanks of a new generation of startuppers who don't wait anymore for something/somebody else, but take their own destiny in their hands. So said Riccardo Luna - (first from right in the photo) the founder of Wired.it and author of "Cambiamo tutto! Let's change everything! The revolution of innovators"...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School is a three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) that takes place June 15th through July 3rd. The Summer School is designed to introduce participants to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to...

An evening saluting the children and grandchildren of members of the Cellini Lodge #2206, OSIA, of New Hyde Park, NY. Michele Ment, the National and State Chairlady of the Scholarship Commission, will be the Guest Speaker for the ceremonies. Sponsored by Cellini Lodge #2206. Marcus Christ Community Hall - New Hyde Park Road & Jericho...

W. C. Mepham High School junior Kristen Corless earned first place in her category (Level IV) at the American Association of Teachers of Italian's annual Italian poetry recitation contest.   Corless earned the top spot with a recitation of the poem "A Zacinto" by Ugo Foscolo during the contest at SUNY Old Westbury. Numerous school districts...

by Dina Sciortino   Senator Carlucci joins members of the Italian-American State Legislators Conference to present Clarkstown South High School student Alana Kurtti with a $1,500 dollar check in Albany. New City resident Alana Kurtti, a model student and member of her community, was chosen as this year's winner of the Italian-American S...

Il Comune di Picerno, la scuola Itis 'A.Einstein' e Hutchinson Technical High School Buffalo insieme per il progetto "Global identity: from the roots to the wings".   "Il progetto nasce dall'esigenza culturale e dalla necessità di apertura verso nuovi orizzonti – precisano dall'Itis - e fondamentale è stato l'incontro di alcuni docenti e all...

Italian teacher-Long term substitute. Starts immediately for approximately 4-8 weeks. MUST be certified by the Rhode Island department of Ed. as an Italian Teacher. Position Type: Full-time. Positions Available: 1   Equal Opportunity EmployerWarwick Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment fre...

The NOIAW's 35th anniversary luncheon will be held on April 16 at St. Regis New York. 250 copies of the April issue of Florence's English-language news magazine will be available at the NOIAW's 35th anniversary luncheon on April 16 at St. Regis New York, where CNN anchor and co-host of morning show New Day Alisyn Camerota and founding principal of...

Montecatini 23 aprile 2013 - Il montecatinese Leonardo Rastelli, docente di fisica all'università statale di New York, ha vinto la borsa di studio della fondazione John Simon Guggenheim, unico premiato nel suo campo di ricerca.