President Franco Pavoncello News

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.

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 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.

Statement by President Pavoncello on Recent Media Coverage of John Cabot University

Read a statement by President Pavoncello regarding recent media coverage of John Cabot University.

John Cabot University Receives Three Million Dollar Donation from Hon. Frank J. Guarini

JCU is pleased to announce that the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has donated three million dollars to the University.

John Cabot University Hosts Annual Ambassadors Lunch

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, John Cabot University welcomed ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Secchia Terrace in the Guarini Campus for the annual Ambassadors’ Lunch. Guests included representatives from Israel, Serbia, Brazil, Morocco, South Korea, and Egypt, among others.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2017!

At the 45th Commencement ceremony on May 15, 2017, John Cabot University celebrated the largest graduating class in its history, the Class of 2017.

Commencement 2017: Special Guests Simonetta Di Pippo and Milena Gabanelli

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the special guests for the 2017 Commencement Ceremony, astrophysicist Simonetta Di Pippo and journalist Milena Gabanelli.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italian Political Situation for Xinhua English News

On January 15th, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on the political situation in Italy a few weeks after President Sergio Mattarella asked Paolo Gentiloni to fill in as prime minister.

An Assessment of the US Elections and Trump’s Victory

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society presented the panel discussion “An Assessment of the US Elections."

President Pavoncello Interviewed on Italian Constitutional Referendum Results

Bloomberg, TRT World, and the Local interviewed President Pavoncello on the constitutional referendum that took place in Italy on December 4, 2016.

President Pavoncello Analyzes U.S. Elections on Italian Radio Show

A week after the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, JCU President Franco Pavoncello was invited to be a guest on Radio Radicale's "Spazio Transnazionale," a live radio program dedicated to international affairs.

John Cabot University Hosts Election Results Party

JCU Student Government organized an event to celebrate the United States’ elections on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This was the last of several US election related events at the University including a voter registration initiative and a two-day absentee voting event, both in October.

Guarini Institute Holds Panels on U.S. Elections, Populist Challenge

On Wednesday, October 26, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Festival of Diplomacy hosted a panel discussion on the “American Elections: The Foreigners' View.”