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WEP-USA, an international foundation, has announced the launch of its new Italian summer program brought to the area by longtime Somers resident Bob Lundry. As part of this pilot program, 18 Italian high school students and their American literature teacher will visit Somers for three weeks beginning Sunday, July 13.   Read more   So...

Congratulations to rising Garden City High School senior Tina Fodera (left), pictured here with high school Italian teacher Mrs. Sandra Cardilicchia, for being selected as one of four students to receive a monetary award of $200 and recognition at a future special function for her essay contest submission into the Italian Heritage and Culture Commi...

by Corinne Letsch   The Catholic Church is peddling a piece of history — the oldest Catholic school in the city. The cash-strapped Archdiocese of New York is selling off the St. Patrick's Old Cathedral School on Prince St., on the grounds of the original St. Patrick's Cathedral in Little Italy, according to papers filed in Manhattan Sup...

During 2013, the Year of Italian Culture in the USA, the Honors Center of Italian Universities (H2CU) presents a series of events - meetings and conferences - that will show the results of the ten years of the H2CU activity in the US while outlining the strategy for future collaborations.

In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, NIDO (Noi Italiani D'Oggi) and Arts Mid-Hudson (formerly Dutchess County Arts Council) Folk Arts Program present "Linguini and Lust: Food and Sex in Italian American Culture," a lecture presentation by Fred Gardaphe, Ph.D., tracing the evolution of stereotypes of Italian-Americans as lo...

The Boys' and Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), an international non-profit organization empowering war refugee and migrant youth, recently welcomed Staten Islander Gabriele Delmonaco as its new executive director. Delmonaco, who lives in New Brighton with his family, moved to the borough in 2001 from Rome.   He said of his choice to move to the...

by Chris Wuensch The Westchester County Board of Legislators said "congratulazioni" at a recent ceremony to Eastchester High School's Victoria Muriel for her dedication to Italian culture. The board of legislators teamed up with the Westchester Coalition of Italian American Organizations on Oct. 19 at the Legislative Chambers in White Plains...

Last summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid homage his Italian roots with a nine-day family vacation to his ancestral homeland that garnered widespread media attention.   This month, he's making a much shorter journey to the New York University Kimmel Center in Manhattan to honor his maternal heritage.   Read more   Source: htt...

May 29th, 2015 - IONA COLLEGE, New Rochelle, NY Teaching Critical Thinking and Cultural Diversity in the Foreign Language Classroom. In collaboration with IACE   The perception of a lack of understanding of cultural diversity in the American learning community leads instructors to challenge assumptions and stereotypes while addressing...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Hours: 10am to 8pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI In collaboration with: Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" e IACE (Italian American Committeee on Education) Italian Student Day in collaboration with Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" of New York and IACE (Italian American Commi...

By Jaime Williams   The Bronx is losing a long-time educator. Roseann Carotenuto, most recently a regional superintendent for the Archdiocese of New York, has retired after a 42-year career in Bronx Catholic schools. Carotenuto's love for education goes back to when she was a kid, she said, when she would rather read or play 'schoo...

Columbia's Italian Academy invites applications for projects in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. These may be related to all aspects of cultural memory; to research at the intersection of history, ethnography, and anthropology; to the relationship between contemporary and historical cultures; and to the histories of art, music, litera...