My name is Aarilee Lorenzen and I am thankful for receiving the ICC Massimo Bonavita Memorial scholarship this year. I took my first Italian course Spring semester of my freshman year at the University of Minnesota; at that time, I was just adding an extra course and Italian was something I had never had the opportunity to study before. Of course,...

Just when you thought the fall social scene couldn’t get any more spectacular, in walks Robert Scamardella, chairman of the Wagner College DaVinci Society, and you’re attending the group’s 16th annual Scholarship Dinner, a stylish, sophisticated affair — where the guest list read more like a “Who’s Who” of Staten Island. More than 500 attended the...

For 10 years, the Caruso Family Foundation has been awarding $20,000 in scholarship funds to local, high school students. This year, Spirit of American youth scholarships went to Hailey Sole from Maranatha High School and Madeleine Ackley, formerly of Notre Dame High School. Both are Glendale residents, and each will receive a $10,000 scholarship....

The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans has launched a pair of scholarship programs that takes academic financial aid up a notch. A $5,000 Frank J. Vigilante Scholarship will be presented to students of Italian extraction who demonstrate financial need and high academic achievement. In addition, a $6,500 Nick and Helena Patti Foundation Scho...

NBICF Scholarships are offered to students of Italian Language Studies at SRJC in the Fall & Spring Semesters. NBICF will award three $500 scholarships to students of Italian 1, 2, 3 or 4 for the Fall Semester 2019. The deadline for applying for these scholarships is October 18, 2019.   Consideration will be given to NBICF members and to their imme...

As a way to observe Italian Heritage month, the DaVinci Society at Wagner College will host its 16th annual scholarship dinner to honor the “Next Generation,” a unique evening that will showcase Italian culture in Nicotra’s Ball at the Hilton Garden Inn, Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Community service awards will be presented to five members of the...

 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...

In 2020, for the second year, the Claudia Corrieri Literary Prize, a scholarship fund, will be awarded to actors, playwrights and screenwriters at two institutions: Manhattan's Barrow Group Theater Company and School and Brooklyn's Terry Knickerbocker Studio. The grants, valued at $1,500 each, will help fund writing classes to be selected at the st...

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...