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We are now accepting applications to the 2022-2023 Columbus Guarini Scholarship! APPLY TODAY. The Honorable Frank Guarini, former CCF Board Member and Chair Emeritus of John Cabot University's Board of Trustees, made a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which John Cabot University students may be awarded scholarships. The ap...

We have been informed that Dr. Angelo Gimondo, an extraordinary lifelong educator, passed away on December 11, 2021, surrounded by his wife Sonia, his children and his loving family. Angelo was a key founder and city-wide chairman of (IHCM) Italian Heritage and Culture Month, and President of (IACE) Italian American Committee on Education. The curr...

Columbus Citizens Foundation has entered the annual application process of its acclaimed Scholarship Program. Since inception, the Foundation has been a proud supporter of Italian American education and culture and established its robust scholarship program with the overarching goal to increase educational opportunities for the next generation of I...

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 6:00pm ET. Book Presentation organized by Casa Zerilli Marimò on Zoom in collaboration with NYU Department of Italian Studies. In order to participate, RSVP and you will receive an e-mail with your Zoom link by 12pm on December 7. If you don't receive the e-mail by then, contact us at casa.italiana@nyu.edu The Best Weapon for Peac...

As Italian Heritage Month wraps up, we’re taking a close look at what some families are doing to not only carry on Italian culture, but the language. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis spoke with those holding onto the heritage at home. Speaking Italian over breakfast is the norm for the Inghirami family. At just 13 years old, Sofia Inghirami is fluent in two...

Saturdays, October 2, 16 and 30, 2021: 10:00-11:45am. The workshop will take place in the cottage on the left side of the mansion, which can be reached by following the paved sidewalk and stairs. All On-site at Casa Belvedere with Zoom option. If you are interested in participating via Zoom, email beatrice@casa-belvedere.org No experience necessary...

Wednesday, 9/29. 6-7:30pm eastern. Free. RSVP here. Panel of Italian American professionals will discuss the best strategies for students and parents when preparing to apply to college. As an organization that is founded on the passion of empowering leaders in the Italian American community, we feel this topic is very important, particularly becaus...

Since its foundation in 1975, the goal of the Italian American Committee On Education in New York has been to promote and protect Italian culture and Italian language around the world. This goal was perfectly matched with the international visual arts competition Dante 700 – Sospira, conceived in Naples and promoted as part of the Sorrento Peninsul...

Diversity in Italian Studies, una tematica che sottolinea l’importanza della pluralità culturale a livello non solo globale, ma anche personale. Infatti, trattando di letteratura, arte, filosofia e geografia, si possono comprendere e scoprire le numerose sfumature che ognuno di noi può sfoggiare. Nel caso degli italiani, la diversità è ancora un ar...

Ho assistito silenziosamente e, con molta attenzione, all’incontro organizzato da Learn Italy per il master internazionale in formato Executive in “Communication, Promotion & New Media” del quale, il presidente Massimo Veccia, mi spiega brevemente le finalità, compreso la storia dell’agenzia. Da oltre undici anni Learn Italy organizza e prepara i g...

The New York State Senate approved the appointment of a restaurateur and staunch defender of Christopher Columbus, Angelo Vivolo, to the CUNY Board of Trustees last week, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo nominated him the preceding weekend. Vivolo was interviewed at the State Senate’s board confirmation hearings on June 7, where he was approved for the six-...

Congratulations are in order for Vincent Lepani, a student at Susan Wagner High School, Thea Akhrass and Colleen Bridgman from St. Joseph Hill Academy, and Emma Padula of Curtis High School, who were each awarded $2,000 scholarships during the Italian Club of Staten Island Foundation’s annual dinner at Bocelli Ristorante, Grasmere.  Michael Anicito...