St. John's University and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz last week hosted a celebration of Italian-American heritage on the school's Utopia Parkway campus.   Katz presented citations of honor to five Italian Americans "in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the community": Dr. Robert Mangione, provost of St. John's Unive...

The Italian Teachers Association of New Jersey (ITANJ) and the Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America at Montclair State University joined forces on March 20th for their annual collaboration, Italian Language and Culture Day, showcasing the hard work and creativity of middle school and high school students of Italian in a competitio...

by Riccardo Chioni In questo angolo del New Jersey chiamato Scotch Plains, dove è di casa una nutrita comunità di abruzzesi, c'è una gran sete di italianità da parte della generazione di genitori che non ha avuto accesso alla lingua in casa e per non ripetere l'errore inizia ad insegnare l'italiano ai figli già in tenera età. Il Language and Enri...

The Italian workshop has been an institution at Albuquerque's Bear Canyon Senior Center for several years, and it's wildly popular. Workshop leader, Alex Trujillo, reports that the group is at capacity, with 21 students. But don't let that deter you from calling the Center and leaving a message for Alex. Participation fluctuates as people go on vac...

Sono dodici le borse di formazione professionale messe a disposizione nel 2014 dalla Regione Toscana per i giovani di origine toscana per nascita o per discendenza residenti all'estero, di età compresa tra i 18 e i 35 anni, con il bando "Mario Olla".   Il progetto ha l'obiettivo di realizzare azioni di formazione professionale nonché cultura...

On May 31, 2014, Centro Attività Scholastiche Italiane (C.A.S.IT.) honored contest winners from local schools at a celebration that took place at the Christopher Columbus Park of the North End of Boston. Several students from the Medford Public Schools, accompanied by their families and teachers, participated in the celebration.   Read more...

Italy's ambassador to the United States visited Milwaukee Public Schools' Victory School for the Gifted and Talented and Italian Immersion on Monday. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero visited and spoke with students, families and staff at the school, home to what is believed to be one of the first Italian Immersion programs in the country.   Re...

Discover your inner chef and Italy's incredibly diverse culinary landscape to create your own 3 course masterpiece! Six classes introduce the distinct and exciting cuisines of 6 Italian regions. Each class lasts 4 hours. You will cook in a newly equipped kitchen at the Dante Alighieri Society in Kendall Square, Cambridge, and enjoy your meal with w...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law signed a collaborative agreement with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy and the University's Marco Biagi Foundation. This partnership paves the way for the development of common research projects, faculty and student exchange programs, and joint conferences and seminars. "This partnership is evidenc...

The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute and The Italian Language Intercultural Alliance in collaboration with the Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council will hold its annual reception for faculty and staff on Monday, September 28th. This year's reception will feature a presentation and discussion titled "How Do Cultural Differe...