NIAF’s delegation in Palermo to commemorate memory of judge Giovanni Falcone

NIAF’s delegation in Palermo to commemorate memory of judge Giovanni Falcone

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) President John M. Viola will lead a delegation of the Foundation’s Board members to Palermo, Italy, to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the massacres of Capaci and Via D’Amelio on May 23, 2015. The deaths of Judge Giovanni Falcone and his wife, Judge Francesca Morvillo, Judge Paolo Borsellino, and their associates will be remembered at “Palermo chiama Italia” (Palermo calls Italy), a special event organized by the Fondazione Giovanni e Francesca Falcone in collaboration with the General Directorate for students of the Ministry of Education.  More than 40,000 students from across Italy and hundreds from Europe and the United…Read more …
NIAF to award A Full-Tuition Scholarship at Accademia Teatro Alla Scala in Milan

NIAF to award A Full-Tuition Scholarship at Accademia Teatro Alla Scala in Milan

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) leadership is proud to announce its newest scholarship in partnership with Accademia Teatro alla Scala, one of the most renowned institutions for training professionals in the performing arts, and Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business (MIP), an internationally recognized management school. The full-tuition scholarship of 13,500 euros (approximately $14,500) will be awarded to an Italian American graduate student who is seeking a Master’s Degree in Performing Arts Management. Deadline for online applications is September 30, 2015. “In recent years, NIAF’s leadership has focused on scholarships, grants,…Read more …
Roberto Race’s Napoleon the Communicator book will be released in English

Roberto Race’s Napoleon the Communicator book will be released in English

The book “Napoleon the Communicator” by Roberto Race will be released in English (and French) in the autumn. This follows the extraordinary success of the Italian version, edited by Egea, the publishing house of Milan’s Bocconi University. Waterloo is in some ways used an example that illustrates Race’s evocative, clear and widely researched thesis. Apart from being a great statesman and an unrivalled mercenary, Napoleon was also an early adopter of modern communication and marketing techniques. The man who was the first to conceive of public opinion in the way it was approached…Read more …
The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Midwest relocates its Office to Casa Italia Chicago

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Midwest relocates its Office to Casa Italia Chicago

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce  of Midwest announced that their office has been recently relocated to Casa Italia, located at 3800 West Division in Stone Park. This change has been hoped for some time and has been finally made possible thanks to the availability of appropriate spaces at Casa Italia. The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Midwest has been a founding member of Casa Italia since 1998 and this move therefore represents the strengthening of this relationship. The new location will help to strengthen the Chamber' relations with the Italian communities…Read more …