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In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...

The University of Dallas Rome Program has gotten off to a flying start for the fall class of 2021. The diligent work of Dr. Peter Hatlie, the vice president, dean and director of the Rome program, has largely contributed to the roaring success of the new semester.  His passion for the Rome program, in addition to his extensive knowledge of the Ital...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is pleased to launch a new scholarship program for Houston area college students participating in study abroad programs in Italy. Study abroad programs should be greater than four weeks and up to a full semester. Completed applications must be submitted by November 15, 2021. To know more or download the appli...

Three New Orleans area high school students have received scholarships from the Italian American St. Joseph Society (IASJS). Selected for the honors were graduates Gabrielle LoCoco and Katherine Lorusso, both of Mount Carmel Academy in New Orleans, and Benjamin Broussard, of St. Paul's High School in Covington. This marked the third year for the so...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is seeking qualified instructors to join our dedicated team. We are looking for candidates who are independent contractors. The candidates must exhibit a passion for working with young children and adult groups, and they must have good communication and classroom management skills. Job description: Teach indi...

We are pleased to announce 100 Days of Dante, a new project sponsored by the Baylor University Honors College, in collaboration with programs at Biola University, the University of Dallas, Eastern University, Gonzaga University and Whitworth University. This coalition of universities has come together to create the world’s largest Dante reading gro...

The Italian Program announces the winner of the 2020-2021 “Italian Club of Dallas” Scholarship! This year’s recipient is…Alexa Hassell, who will be spending the summer in Rome. Alexa Hassell is a current sophomore who knew what she wanted to do from day one. Before starting her first day of classes, she walked into Italian Program Director Anthony...

The University of Arkansas' Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian, recently presented "Comics and Graffiti for the 'Week of the Italian Language in the World'" on the  roundtable session "Teaching Popular Culture in the Intermediate Language Courses" at the 52nd Annual Convention of the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA). The...

Since the year 2000, the Italian Cultural & Community Center has granted over $241,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are of Italian descent to any degree on either side of parentage, and who submit complete applications by the specified deadline. All completed applications are due in the ICCC office by 5:00 p.m. on April 9,...

Si è svolta il 12 dicembre in videoconferenza la XV Conferenza dei Ricercatori Italiani nel Mondo, evento organizzato dalla Texas Scientific Italian Community (TSIC) in collaborazione con la Rice University e patrocinato dal Governatore dello Stato del Texas, dalla Camera dei Deputati, dall’Istituto Superiore della Sanitá, dal Consiglio Nazionale d...

Ryan Calabretta-Sajder, assistant professor and section head for Italian at the University of Arkansas, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the American Association of Teachers of Italian's Distinguished Service Award for the college/university level. A member of the American Association of Teachers of Italian for 13 years, Calabretta-Sajder...

The XV Conference of Italian Researchers in the World is only a few days away and we can't be more excited to see so many interesting topics, in different fields of science, technology, medicine, and humanities, with outstanding speakers and moderators, as well as several important endorsements and auspices received for the event organized by the T...