Announcing the 2022 Enrico Fermi Scholarship recipients for graduating seniors from Yonkers and Westchester County, handed out at the 59th Annual Enrico Fermi Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at Mulino’s at Lake Isle in Eastchester, NY. Recipients and the scholarship sponsors are listed below, complete biographies of the recipients can...

Attenzione: il treno arriva ora alla Torino Porta Nuova,” the high speed train announced as it screeched into the Porto Nuova Train Station and the 10th and 11th cohorts (myself included) of the Global Entrepreneurship Experience Program (GEE) took our first steps into downtown Torino, Italy. Once known as the center of Italian film and the home of...

The Norwich Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee awarded four students $1,000 scholarships recently. The recipients are Sophia Boras of Saint Bernard High School, Danielle Toppa of Norwich Free Academy, Julia Beaupre of Montville High School and Olivia Busher of Saint Bernard High School. The scholarship fund was established by The Italian Herit...

The Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation Scholarship Awards Dinner will return on Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m. after a two-year hiatus. The Foundation is excited to be able to celebrate their heritage together again. It promises to be a wonderful evening of friendship, pride, and, of course, delicious Italian food. The dinner will be hosted at Terry Hi...

The Fondazione Sicilia and the American Academy in Rome have announced the selection of the inaugural Fondazione Sicilia Affiliated Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome following a competitive selection process. In the category of visual arts, the artist duo Antonella Genuardi and Leonardo Ruta won. In the humanities competition, the scholar...

In this era of ever-expanding inclusion, Italian Americans have long been the odd community out. That may soon change in Illinois if Diana Hartmann has anything to do with it. An educational administrator of Italian descent, Hartmann has watched as books about Italian and Italian-American history and culture have disappeared from the shelves of sch...

After 24 hours of flights and bus rides, Cohorts 10 and 11 of the Lee Business School’s Global Entrepreneurship Program finally stepped foot into Reggio Emilia, a beautiful city in northern Italy. The two days of visiting varying local businesses and roaming the streets in search of the perfect pizza were topped off with surreal blue skies and the...

The Preschool Fall 2022-23 program of Scuola Italiana Portland is open for registration! See details here for available days, cost, and registration links. Please join us for our Preschool Open House (1542 NW 14th Ave, Portland OR) on May 21, 2022, 9:00am - 11:00am, to learn more about the school. Although it isn't required to pop by, please RSVP b...

Robert A. Gervasi has been named the interim president for the University of Mount Union. The University of Mount Union Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that Gervasi will serve as the interim president for the upcoming academic year and will succeed Thomas J. Botzman, who announced last month that he plans to retire June 30. Gervasi is expected...

If you’re all in the mood for Italian music, tasty food, and fun festivities, well here’s some good news.  Undo’s Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is right around the corner, and one of the very first events kicked things off. Wednesday night was the festival’s annual scholarship dinner. Twelve scholarship winners and the Italian America...