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Ferrari S.p.A. Joins NIAF Efforts to Support Earthquake Victims in Italy

December 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C. – December 6, 2016) Italian sports car manufacturer Ferrari S.p.A. has joined the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) in aiding victims of the 2016 earthquakes in central Italy. On December 3, Ferrari S.p.A. donated a one-of-a-kind 949hp LaFerrari hypercar coupé to RM Sotheby’s Charity Sale to benefit NIAF’s Italian American Relief Fund, a coordinated effort to provide support to natural […]

SINCERO E PROFONDO CORDOGLIO PER LA SCOMPARSA DI MIMMO AZZIA 

August 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“Apprendo con sincera e profonda costernazione la scomparsa di Mimmo Azzia. Viene a mancare non solo un protagonista infaticabile dell’associazionismo siciliano nel mondo, ma un amico stimolante e aperto, sempre disponibile a suggerire nuovi impegni e iniziative e ad accogliere suggerimenti capaci di far vivere l’italianità e la sicilianità ovunque possibile. Ne sono testimonianza le 140 associazioni create e coordinate […]

Siglato protocollo d’intesa per L’ingegneria tra l’UCLA di Los Angeles e L’Universita’ di Palermo

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nella giornata del 13 Luglio in Sicilia si sono svolti diversi incontri istituzionali con la Delegazione  Californiana tramite i Rappresentanti ufficiali della citta` di Los Angeles  arrivata a Palermo per presenziare con la firma da parte del Rettore Micari per  il protocollo d`intesa nato  tra l`UCLA e l`Universita di Palermo per il dipartimento di Ingegneria . Questa intesa di collaborazione […]

ISSNAF Awards for Young Investigators

March 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Call for Applications 2016 ISSNAF – Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin. ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Italian early-stage researchers currently primarily working in the […]

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT TRIPS TO ITALY IN 2016

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

* Online Application Available at www.niaf.org/voyageofdiscovery * (WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 3, 2015) For the 17th consecutive year, the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) will sponsor its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery program, an educational and cultural initiative that sends Italian American students enrolled in a college or university to Italy each year. This all-expenses-paid trip will take […]

MLB ALL-STAR MIKE PIAZZA, ITALIAN POP TRIO IL VOLO, ACTOR CHAZZ PALMINTERI, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE SAMUEL A. ALITO JR. GRACE NIAF GALA CELEBRATING 40 YEARS

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

A Celebration of Family, Culture, Song and Food (WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 19, 2015) The National Italian American Foundation recreated its 40th Anniversary Awards Gala Weekend into an extravaganza of song, homage to heritage, family ties, and passion for food. The Foundation’s celebration of its 40-year milestone united Italian American and Italian cultures of the past with an eye to […]

GLOBALLY-KNOWN BUSINESSMAN AND CAFE MILANO’S FRANCO NUSCHESE TO BE HONORED AT NIAF 40th ANNIVERSARY GALA IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

October 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 13, 2015) Franco Nuschese, president of Georgetown Entertainment Group LLC, and owner of Cafe Milano in Washington, D.C., will be honored at the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF) 40th Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. Nuschese will receive the NIAF 40th Anniversary Award for Leadership and Service on October 17, 2015, at the Washington Marriott Wardman […]

Message from NIAF President John Viola

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dear Friends, Over the past few months, you’ve probably seen the acronym “IALC” popping up in some of our literature, including our magazine, Ambassador. For those of you who are unaware, the IALC represents the National Italian American Foundation’s newest initiative for engaging Italian Americans across the nation. The Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) is the latest version of a […]

NIAF to Award a Full Tuition Scholarship at Accademia Teatro Alla Scala in Milan, Italy

April 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

(Washington, D.C.—April 29, 2015) 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) […]

One Voice Coalition Adds the San Diego Symphony To its “Wall of Shame”

April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

NEW JERSEY—- The Italian American ONE VOICE Coalition (IAOVC), the nation’s largest Italian American anti-bias group, has added the San Diego Symphony to its “Wall of Shame”. The group has taken umbrage with the symphony’s recent event titled “The Godfather Live: A Reflection”. The event included a pre-event ‘Mafia Costume Party’.  “This was clearly an insult to all Italian Americans […]

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