Two University of Colorado faculty members have been named President’s Teaching Scholars, who are recognized for expertly performing teaching and research work. The title signifies recognition of excellence in and commitment to learning and teaching, as well as active, substantial contributions to scholarly work. CU President Bruce D. Benson solici...

Both a haven and a springboard for exploring Italy and the rest of Europe, Loyola’s Rome Center has been attracting generations of families like the Turanos since opening its doors in 1961. Ivy League schools are known for their legacy enrollments: students who attend because their parents attended and so on through the generations. It’s a point of...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that the 2019-2020 NIAF on Campus Fellowship application is open now until September 13. The program is intended for future leaders who self-identify as active in the Italian American community through their choice of study, their participation in on-campus Italian Clubs, and th...

Nel ricordo del professor Dean Michael Lynn, idolo tra gli studenti della Wayne University e pietra miliare del progetto qui a Gagliano Aterno (L’Aquila), così come nell’omaggio dell’ex governatore Giovanni Pace, davanti ai suoi familiari, si è aperta la 14esima edizione del “Summer language program” promosso dall’ateneo del Michigan. Ogni anno, ne...

Three teenagers from Italy have been experiencing American life in Suffolk for the past week, and on Tuesday these ladies got a tour of historic downtown. Sara Zecchinello, 18, Linda Massariolo, 19, and Alice Sarri, 17, started at the Suffolk Visitor Center on North Main Street Tuesday morning. They were joined by Sara’s host siblings Kate, 12, and...

The Filitalia International is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for 2019 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia members only, but some specific ones are also for non-members. Please pass the information attached to your fellow members and students with an interest in the Italian culture & he...

Reggio Emilia, named for the northern Italian province famous for its production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shares its name with an Italian teaching style gaining steam in early learning classrooms nationwide. KLA schools, a quickly expanding franchise, point to Reggio — for short — as a child-focused alternative to traditional curricula. “Ther...

In the early 1960s, parochial education was at its peak in the U.S. with more than 5 million students enrolled in nearly 13,000 Catholic schools nationwide. Since then, enrollment has fallen steadily as church attendance has dropped and more families bypass Catholic schools in favor of public schools. Last year, only about 1.8 million students enro...

This College Board-endorsed two-day AP® workshop organized by Fondazione Italia in collaboration with Pepperdine University will provide teachers with in-depth training in AP® courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultant, Maria Gloria Borsa and receive printed...

I wanted to highlight this post in the NY Times comments section today. It was a response to an article on Kamala Harris and busing. It mentions the Eliot School and a beloved teacher and North Ender, Sandra De Luca. Here is the post, signed by Sherry: “As an elementary-aged Bostonian in the 70’s, I was bused. As referenced in the article, there wa...