President Franco Pavoncello News

JCU Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Marie L. Garibaldi

“Marie was a lady of exquisite intelligence, kindness and compassion. She loved John Cabot University, and her support was an inspiration for all of us. She will be missed by all those who knew her,” said President Pavoncello.

Message from President Franco Pavoncello: Thoughts and Prayers for Paris

The thoughts and prayers of John Cabot University are with the people of Paris, after this new and tragic terrorist attack, which left hundreds of people dead or wounded.

JCU President Franco Pavoncello Takes Part in Festival of Diplomacy Event in Rome

On October 28th at 3:00 pm, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello will take part in a discussion on "Leadership and Merit in Sustainable Development" organized as part of the Diplomacy Festival.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Dr. James A. Kushlan for Discussion of Environmental Protection in the United States

Dr. Kushlan, a longtime friend and generous benefactor of John Cabot University, is an expert in environmental conservation.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Senate Reform for International Media

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was quoted by various international media organizations on the recent vote to overhaul the Italian Senate.

Guarini Institute Hosts Panel: “The EU and the Refugee Emergency”

On Wednesday, 7 October the Guarini Institute of Public Affairs hosted its first panel discussion of the semester: “The European Union and the Refugee Emergency”.

JCU Board of Trustees Votes to Renew President Pavoncello’s Mandate

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to renew Dr. Franco Pavoncello's mandate as President for the next three years, until June of 2019.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by British Political Magazine on Renzi’s Leadership

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

InVerse – Italian Poets in Translation Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Founded in 2005 by JCU professors Brunella Antomarini, Berenice Cocciolillo, and Rosa Filardi, InVerse – Italian poet Silvia FiorentinoPoets in Translation celebrated its 10th anniversary on the evening of September 16.

President Pavoncello Publishes Article in “Longitude” Magazine: “The Globalization of Education”

Longitude, an Italian monthly on world affairs, published an article by John Cabot University President Dr. Franco Pavoncello in its July 2015 edition.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Canadian Daily Globe and Mail on Vladimir Putin’s Visit to Italy

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Canadian daily The Globe and Mail on Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent visit to Italy.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Euronews Television on Local Election Results in Italy

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Euronews on the results of Italy's recent local elections.

President Pavoncello Invited to Inaugural Symposium on International Liberal Education at Yale-NUS College in Singapore

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello has been invited to participate in Yale-NUS’s Inaugural Symposium on Liberal Education, to be held on October 11, 2015. The symposium will gather international thought leaders in higher education and explore fundamental questions facing the future of higher education across the world.

President Pavoncello Interviewed by Bloomberg News on Electoral Reform in Italy

John Cabot University Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Bloomberg News on Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's effort to overhaul the country's electoral system. The article appeared in numerous publications, including the Chicago Tribune.

Commencement 2015 Special Guests: Ambassador Phillips and Author Dacia Maraini

The Class of 2015, with its 148 students representing 27 countries, is the largest in JCU history. The University’s 43rd ceremony will take place at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome.