Cari Amici, this year, AIAE is proud to present for the first time during the Columbus Parade, on Fifth Ave. The Andrea Doria Lifeboat #1 & Bell will be exhibited. The Italian passenger liner Andrea Doria was one of the first liners built in Genova after World War 2 and was the pride of the Italian ship building industry. On July 25th 1956 the Andr...

Hofstra University celebrated “Italy’s culture and culinary influence on America” by hosting its 27th Annual Italian Festival on the south campus on Sunday, Sept. 15. The Italian Experience Festival, emceed by host of “Sabato Italiano” on WRHU-FM and President of the Association of Italian American Educators Cavaliere, Josephine Maietta, is a popul...

Sunday, September 15, 2019. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. South Campus, 1000 Hempstead Turnpike, Hempstead, NY 11549. Outdoors, Rain or Shine! Celebrate Italy’s cultural and culinary influence on America at one of the largest and most beautiful outdoor festivals on Long Island when Hofstra University hosts the 27th Annual Italian Experience on Sunday, Sep...

The National Education Association (“NEA”) at its 2019 National Convention passed a resolution that states the NEA believes Columbus Day should be renamed and recognized as Indigenous Peoples Day. On July 6-7 2019 in Texas the National Education Association passed the following resolution: “The National Education Association believes that the histo...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! It’s July and, like usual, it’s very hot in Italy. We are working on very important things, starting the first Columbus Day ever organized in Italy. It will be in Siena on October 12, which is the Italian official Columbus Day. Please sign our Manifesto in defense of Columbus, here. On June 10 W...

“Italoamericani: Ambasciatori di Italianità” – I volti e le storie degli italiani che hanno fatto grande l’America, è il titolo e tema di una mostra di Franco Maricchiolo inaugurata oggi presso il Chiostro della Cisterna di Palazzo San Macuto – Camera dei Deputati a Roma. La mostra del fotografo messinese (che sarà aperta martedì dalle 15 alle 18 e...

On May 3, the Association of Italian American Educators (AIAE) presented Garden City High School senior Christina Levi with the Mario Cuomo Memorial Scholarship. Christina is among a select group of eight Italian- American students from the tri-state area who have demonstrated excellence and commitment to the Italian language, making them recipient...

Presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, si è tenuta venerdì 3 maggio 2019 la cerimonia di premiazione dell’AIAE Association of Italian American Educators Awards.  La presidente dell’associazione, Cav. Joséphine A. Maietta, ha accolto gli ospiti con l’entusiasmo e la vitalità di chi crede fermamente negli obiettivi educativi. Joséphine è s...

On May 3, 2019 the Italian Consulate in New York has hosted the Association of Italian American Educators Awards and Scholarships for student awardees to study in Pisa, Italy and experience the Italian Language and Culture. The student scholarship awardees have been honored by outstanding Italian American leaders who have demonstrated their individ...