Whether they know of his name or not, many Pitt students are familiar with the work of the late artist Virgil Cantini. His art adorns many buildings around campus, ranging from the sculpture in front of Lawrence Hall to the murals in Posvar Hall and the Chevron Science Center.  Cantini was even behind the hanging metal sculpture in Posvar, “Skyscap...

Join the Scuola Team! Apply on Indeed or email us! Position: Executive Director. Employment Type: Salary, Exempt. Schedule: Part-Time (10-15 hours). Location: 1542 NW 14 th Ave, Portland, OR 97209. Scuola Italiana di Portland, a not-for-profit language school in Portland, OR is searching for an Executive Director to join our community. We are searc...

Winter 2024 brought our residency in Venice, Italy! A sense of place is a key element of writing in the Alma program. For 10 days, we lived exposed to the place of Italy, the language and the people. The family-owned villa where we stayed, the Hotel Villa Franceschi, gave us more of a sense of being invited guests than hotel patrons. While we exper...

Smartphones and tablets will be banned in Italian classrooms - even for teaching purposes - under new guidelines in Italy. “The use of smartphones and tablets can often create tension between students and teachers, sometimes also leading to acts of aggression against school staff,” said Italy's education minister Giuseppe Valditara.  The ban will i...

If there’s one thing to be said about entering a new high school, it takes a bit of courage. Adolescence is by no means is a walk in the park. For some, high school can be four years of wonderful memories, or four years they would just like to bury as deep in the mind as they can go. Having said that, choosing to finish your last year of high schoo...

Exciting news! The Italian Cultural & Community Center is now accepting applications for our Merit Based Scholarship! Graduating high school seniors of Italian descent may be eligible to apply for this $1,000 renewable scholarship. Applicants must have a family history of ICCC membership. If you don't have a family history with the Italian Cultural...

Technological innovation affects everyone, and the education sector is witnessing a significant revolution. A prime example of this change is the introduction of an artificial intelligence (AI)-based virtual assistant in Italian universities. This new tool, developed by Multiversity in collaboration with OpenAI and Bain & Company, is set to radical...

Columbus Citizens Foundation offers opportunities for students to engage with all things Italian through study abroad, internships, or other programs in Italy. The applications for the study abroad scholarships are now open. The deadline is April 15, 2024. Apply Today here for The Guarini Scholarship or CCF Opportunities Fund. The Honorable Frank G...

Renowned actress, singer, and educator Simona Rodano, known affectionately as The Italian Fairy, recently visited Monsignor Farrell High School thanks to Mr. Lou Tabacco (President of Monsignor Farrell High School) and Mrs. Loretta Drogon, igniting excitement and enthusiasm among students for the learning of the Italian language. Rodano's visit wa...

Alumnus Chris R. Vaccaro, MA ’11, has incorporated his passions — civil engagement, journalism, baseball and Italian American heritage — into everything he does. And he attributes many of his professional successes to the skills he developed at Stony Brook University. Whether it’s been analyzing budgets at The Topps Company and Altice USA, getting...