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  • The National Italian American Foundation commends the Colorado House State, Veterans and Military Committee’s recent vote of seven to two rejecting a bill that would have ended the celebration of Columbus Day as a state holiday.
  • An established lawyer and an active member of the Italian-American community, Linda Carlozzi tells us about her family roots, how she discovered nIAF, and what’s like to be a woman in a predomi- nantly male world. She also reflects on changing perceptions of Italian-American culture both in the US and in Italy; and offers her take on what should be done to strengthen mutual understing among Italians across the ocean.
  • New Deadline is March 1, 2016, for 2016-2017. Since NIAF’s inception 40 years ago, the scholarship program has grown from four scholarships of $250 each to dozens of annual scholarships ranging in value from $2,000 to $12,000, each in the Italian language and culture, medicine, engineering, business, law, music, and other specialized fields.
  • Thirteen university students who reside in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area have received National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships. Apply online for a 2016-2017 NIAF scholarship. Application deadline is March 1, 2016. NIAF scholarship winners will be notifiedMay 2, 2016.
  • Master in Performing Arts Management - ATS
    A native of Cupertino, Calif. and former independent contractor at APPLE Inc., Jennie DeLuca Legary is the recipient of a full-tuition scholarship from the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) 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.
  • On behalf of the National Italian American Foundation’s Board of Directors, we congratulate Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame member and Chairman of the Board of Directors for USA Basketball Jerry Colangelo on being named special advisor to the managing partner and chairman of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers