Author Archive

By the Book: English Literature Alumna Christine Modafferi

Christine was born in the United States, but grew up in a small town called Caulonia, in Calabria, right at the tip of Italy’s boot. She graduated from JCU with a major in English Literature and a minor in Communications.

A Once in a Lifetime Experience: Study Abroad Student Sydney Schneider

Sydney Schneider is a visiting student from the University of Notre Dame, where she is Vice President of a Catholic student service and evangelization group and a tutor for the Academic Services for Student Athletes Office. A Theology and History major, Sydney is spending Fall 2017 studying abroad at JCU.

JCU to Welcome Dolen Perkins-Valdez as Summer 2018 Writer in Residence

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that celebrated novelist Dolen Perkins-Valdez will be the 2018 Writer in Residence at the 9th Annual Summer Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation.

JCU Students Honored at the Italian Parliament by Italy-USA Foundation

John Cabot University is proud to announce that students Kaelyn Barron, Katelynn Cunningham, and Benjamin North were chosen by the Italy-USA Foundation to receive medals of the Italian Parliament during the America Award ceremony, which took place in Rome on October 12, 2017 at the Chamber of Deputies.

Philip Willan Presents L’Italia dei poteri occulti

The Guarini Institute hosted the presentation of the book L’Italia dei Poteri Occulti by Philip Willan, journalist and expert on Italian politics.

The Challenges of Democracy Today: Valeria Di Muzio

Born in Rome, Valeria Di Muzio is majoring in Marketing with a double minor in Communications and Economics. She is currently the president of the Chinese Culture Club, the treasurer for the newly-founded Fandom Club, and a sub-editor for the Matthew.

Managerial Economics Class Attends Pitch Your Failure Presentation

On October 5, 2017 JCU students enrolled in the Managerial Economics class attended a Pitch Your Failure presentation organized by Ashoka ChangemakerXchange at the TIM #Wcap Accelerator in Trastevere.

Bloomberg Politics Interviews President Pavoncello on Italy’s Electoral Reform Vote

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Bloomberg Politics to comment on Italy's electoral reform vote of October 12, 2017. The Italian government won a confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on reform of the electoral system, averting the risk of a government crisis and early elections.

JCU Politics Class Witnesses Catalonia’s Referendum

Students from Professor Argentieri’s PL 250 class visited Barcelona, to witness the October 1st Catalonian independence referendum.

John Cabot University’s Board of Trustees Elects New Leadership

The Board of Trustees of John Cabot University elected new leadership during its recent fall meeting. The new Chair of the JCU Board is Mr. Salvatore Salibello and the two new Vice Chairs are Dr. Portia Prebys and Mr. Frank Desiderio.

JCU Celebrates 45th Anniversary at President’s Gala

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 President Franco Pavoncello welcomed 160 guests, including Trustees, parents, alumni, and students to the Hotel Hassler to celebrate JCU's 45th Anniversary at the President’s Gala, “Building for the Future.”

JCU Launches Double Degree in Marketing and Global Marketing Management with Pace University

Starting in Spring 2018, JCU marketing students will have the unique opportunity to earn a Double Bachelors' Degree with Pace University’s Lubin School of Business (NYC)

JCU Dedicates Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus

On Monday, September 25, 2017, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello dedicated the Caroline Critelli Guarini Campus, located in Piazza Belli.

JCU STAND Donates €10,000 to Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is proud to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €10,000 to the Italian Red Cross (IRC).

Igniting Change through Literature: Adriana DeNoble

Adriana DeNoble is an English Literature and Creative Writing student from New Jersey. She recently published a piece in Thought Catalog titled "The Reality of Racism in America."