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A Socially Engaged Curriculum – Professor Peter Sarram

Peter Sarram is Associate Professor of Communications at John Cabot University. Next year will be his 20th year teaching at JCU.

A Hand Up to the Underprivileged – Alumna Milena Rivolova

Born in the USA of Swiss and Czech parents, Milena Rivolova is a JCU alumna (Class of 2016) who grew up in Prague, Czech Republic.

A Degree Earned in Full: Communications Major Lydia Smith

Hailing from Sacramento, California, Lydia Smith is a graduating senior at John Cabot University. Majoring in Communications, with a minor in Creative Writing, she has been very active in campus life. She is the Vice President of Theatre Society, Managing Editor of 'The Matthew' newspaper, and Secretary of The Fashion Club.

Classics as the Heart of Everything: Professor Thomas Govero

Tom Govero has taught at the high school and college level for over twenty years. He has degrees from St. Louis University and the University of Colorado-Boulder. In addition, he was a Fulbright scholar at the American Academy in Rome. He has taught classics at John Cabot University since 2003.

The World as a Chessboard: Meet Student Daniela Movileanu

Meet International Affairs student, current Italian chess champion, and member of the Italian National chess team Daniela Movileanu.

Truth and Accountability: Journalist and Alumna Francesca Mirabile

Francesca Mirabile, class of 2015, is a JCU alumna from Locorotondo, Puglia. During her time at JCU, Francesca was Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of The Matthew and webmaster for the Women's Leadership Initiative. After earning her B.A., Francesca moved on to graduate from the prestigious Columbia University School of Journalism.

A Stand Against Gender Inequality: History Major Kiriko Mechanicus

Kiriko Mechanicus is a History major and Communications minor from Amsterdam, Netherlands. She is the President of the Women's Leadership Initiative (JCU's student organization promoting women's rights) and she is involved in the JCU Community Service Program.

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Gillian McMurray

We catch up with JCU Alumna Gillian McMurray. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Gillian, Class of 2017, graduated with a major in Communications.

Programming Towards Facebook: Francesco Collacciani

Francesco Collacciani is a JCU student and entrepreneur. His passion for programming led him to create two ventures: Luxury Manager and GPA Paper.

An Inclusive World Perspective: Political Science Major Katie Kehoe

A daughter of Portland, Oregon, 21-year-old Katie Kehoe majors in both Political Science and Italian Studies. She is the former president of the JCU Queer Alliance and current Vice President of Student Government. Katie also serves as treasurer for OLAS, and works as both Orientation Leader and Writing Center tutor.

Where Are They Now? Meet Alumna Challis Popkey

We catch up with JCU Alumna Challis Popkey. Originally from Boise, Idaho, Challis, Class of 2015, graduated with a major in Communications.

Re-branding the Writing Center

The Writing Center is John Cabot University’s resource for writers. Intended '"for all writers, of all levels," the Center offers one-hour sessions for students who are interested in improving their written work. Thanks to a collaboration with Professor Sabrina Schmidt’s Graphic Design and Advanced Graphic Design classes, the Writing Center is receiving a graphic makeover.

Music Against Violence: Student Karima 2G Performs for Amnesty International

JCU student and rapper Anna Maria Gehnyei, aka Karima 2G, recently wrote and performed lead vocals on “Roots,” a song recorded in collaboration with History and Amnesty International Italia, that aims to shed light on contemporary slavery.

Teaching as Human Interaction at its Best: Professor Adrian Stoian

Adrian Stoian is an Associate Professor of Economics at John Cabot University. He holds a B.A. in Finance and Banking from Babes Bolyai University, Romania (1997), an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University (2003), and a PhD in Economics from University of Arizona (2008).

Alumnus Leonardo Quattrucci Participates in World Economic Forum

Leonardo Quattrucci, John Cabot University Class of 2013, is the only young Italian participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters from January 17-20, 2017.