Union-Endicott graduate Sonny Spera is one of five who will be honored at the 55th annual Syracuse University LetterWinner of Distinction event Nov. 1 at the OnCenter. Joining Spera will be Rob Edson, Gordon Gronkowski, Brad Kotz and Kerri Potts. Those to be honored succeeded athletically and after graduation from SU. On the court, Spera averaged 2...

The next CELI (Certificate of Italian as a foreign language: https://www.unistrapg.it/en/certification-italian-foreign-language) exam session administered by Florida International University in Miami will take place on November 16, 2019. Applicants must register by October 16, 2019. Please send the application form (https://www.unistrapg.it/sites/d...

La Florence University of the Arts (FUA) è lieta di annunciare l'apertura alle iscrizioni al 'corso di aggiornamento di lingua italiana e didattica per docenti' rivolti ad insegnanti di lingua italiana residenti negli Stati di Connecticut, New Jersey e New York. Il corso si terrà nelle date 23-27 marzo (17:00-19:30) presso la High School of Fashion...

There's been plenty of confusion over the rules on compulsory vaccines for children in Italy over the past year or so. After the previous populist government's mind-boggling series of u-turns on the issue, many parents were left unsure of the requirements for children starting school. And as a result, many children aged under six will not be joinin...

Non bisognerebbe mai scrivere di un personaggio pubblico, quando con lui si ha una frequentazione privata, fatta di condivisione di amici, ideali, iniziative culturali, memorie, affetti famigliari. Ciò che si scrive rischia di essere influenzato dall’esperienza personale, con il risultato che non ci sarà il distacco e l’obiettività che sempre si de...

At its 2019 National Convention, the National Education Association (NEA) passed a resolution to have Columbus Day renamed Indigenous Peoples Day, stating, “As an education association, recognizing, observing, and celebrating factual history is important to maintaining our academic integrity.” Really? Come on! How hypocritical. The current onslaugh...

On the occasion of the “19th Week of the Italian Language in the World,” the Embassy of Italy is pleased to announce a Video Contest for Italian language students in the United States. Each year, Italian Language Week has a different underlying theme and a vast cultural program to advance the promotion of our Italian language. This year, the theme...

The food sector is one of the most energy intensive in the modern economy, and thus a significant contributor to global warming. What kind of practices are already activated in this sector that help fight climate change? This fifth part of the Critical Made in Italy Series titled "Environment and Nutrition" (Thur Sept. 26 SBUS Lecture Hall 101 6:30...

 The Italian Language Foundation (ILF) is pleased with LaGuardia High School's recent decision to continue offering AP Italian in 2020, following an initial decision to discontinue the course. The College Board's new Director of AP Italian Language & Culture, Dr. Stephen Johnson, praised the ILF's efforts, saying: "I would like to thank the Italian...

Suffolk’s Rory King, 17, traveled to Italy this summer through Suffolk Sister Cities International. It was an “amazing” experience that showed him the splendor of Italian culture and taught him how to think on his feet in a new place, Rory said. “It was truly amazing,” he said. “I can’t believe I got to do that for two weeks of my life.” Sister Cit...