The Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies and the Italian Program are profoundly grateful to the New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission, in particular to Mr. Robert DiBiase, for the generous donation of $10,000 which funded scholarships for the 2019 Summer Italian Intensive Course for College Credit. The summer course, now in its th...

Five dollars at the Iowa State Fair goes further than you think. Know the right stand and a snow cone, some cotton candy, a strawberry shake, a ride down the big slide or even an order of X-Treme Balls (pork tenderloin balled up on a kebob with pickles and onions) will only cost you a Lincoln. But all the Scarpino family wanted for their $5 was a s...

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation, Inc. (The "Foundation") of Washington, D.C., dedicated to enhancing higher education opportunities for students in Calabria, Italy, has awarded 97 academic scholarships this year to deserving students from the Calabria region.This brings the total of scholarships awarded to Calabrian students since 2001 to 1...

Joseph Rizzuto, founder and CEO of Joseph Rizzuto Properties, is proud to announce the release of his new scholarship available for students pursuing an education in Business. The Joseph Rizzuto Scholarship is awarding 2 scholarships worth $1000, and 1 scholarship worth $3000 to Italian-American students attending an accredited college or universit...

The members of Geneva Lodge 2397, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, hosted the Geneva Red Wings baseball team and management on July 17 for a home cooked ziti-and-meatball dinner in appreciation for General Manager John Salone hosting the lodge at McDonough Park on June 14 for a “Sons and Daughters of Italy Night.” The lodge also combin...

The Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima awarded its 2019 scholarships at an awards banquet held May 29 at the Fraternal Order of Eagles. The organization awarded $14,000 in scholarships to students from every school from which applications were received. For more than 30 years, CIAO, formerly UNICO, has raised funds to donate to local...

The Filitalia International is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for 2019 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia members only, but some specific ones are also for non-members. Please pass the information attached to your fellow members and students with an interest in the Italian culture & he...

 The honors for recent Duke University women’s golf graduate Virginia Elena Carta keep rolling in as the NCAA has announced Carta is one of a record 585 female college athletes that have been nominated by the NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating fe...

Scholarship presentations were the highlight of the Italian American Cultural Club’s May meeting held at Le Chateau Pier in Smithfield. The club presented $1,000 scholarships to Joelle “Joey” Tarquinio in memory of Teresa Zryini; Maia Talarico in memory of Bob Ryan; Samantha Kaczmarek in memory of Augie Avoli; Carlo Recinella in memory of Denise Ma...

Forum Lodge #391 — Sons and Daughters of Italy in America recently awarded Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarships to three Aquidneck Island public high school 2019 graduates. In addition to maintaining a B average or better in their studies and intending to enter university in the fall of 2019, the applicants, who all took part in various activities an...