Apply for a four-year college scholarship from the American Italian Cultural Society in Crest Hill. Applications open on Jan. 1, 2023, and close in May, according to Bryan Wellner, a member of the society’s scholarship committee. The American Italian Cultural Society awards two scholarships each year, Wellner said. One is $1,500 per year for four y...

The AMHS Scholarship will begin managing the Angela Lastrico Raish Scholarship at the end of 2022.  The award, named for a prominent member of the Washington area Italian American community, will be distinct from, and in addition to, the two scholarships awarded by the Society each year. Last year the AMHS received a proposal to manage this new awa...

After almost three years of the pandemic and multiple global crises, many of us are in need of a respite from the stress of our day to day lives. Thus, we are launching an Italian Diaspora Studies writing retreat that will  provide participants with the space and time to focus on their writing and on other creative and intellectual pursuits away fr...

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Saint Louis University announced the launch of the Institute for Translational Neuroscience (ITN). The new Institute brings together experts in biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacology, social justice, and community outreach under a shared research umbrella in order to study the physiology and diseases of the brain and central ne...

Luiss Guido Carli crossed the Atlantic with the aim of "strengthening that virtual bridge existing between Italy and the United States that is supported on skills, relationships and new business opportunities, but also strategic assets of what is defined as a new economic diplomacy of education." An important appointment, a meeting that took place...

Yesterday evening, the 16th annual ILICA Cultural Event took place at Brooklyn’s spectacular Liberty Warehouse. ILICA, the Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance, gathered esteemed members of the Italian and Italian American community again after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, to not only recognize Italian excellence within the communit...

La Scuola International Silicon Valley Campus opened the doors to their students on August 17th and delighted in seeing children enjoy the carefully curated spaces which their teachers have created. Children are enjoying both indoor and outdoor spaces, from classrooms and Art Atelier to garden and soccer pitch. They have already harvested numerous...

Tom Izzo insists he has no plans to call it a career anytime soon. The Hall of Fame coach, who turns 68 in January, is entering his 28th season in charge of Michigan State's program and his energy level hasn't missed a beat. “When it’s time that I don’t enjoy it, when it’s time I can’t take a red-eye (flight) from Vegas to Orlando, it will be time...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) has awarded tens of millions of dollars in scholarships to date. Last year, students received a total of $130,000 in merit-based scholarships! Lear...

Tony Trongone has assumed the top spot as president of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) for the 2022-2023 school year. He currently serves as superintendent of the Millville Public Schools. Trongone, a chief education officer with over 17 years of administrative experience in New Jersey public schools, serves as a commiss...