Archive for March, 2020

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

The John Cabot University Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature participated in a virtual flashmob in celebration of Dantedì, for the 700th anniversary of the death of the renowned medieval poet.

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Professors Marco G. Ferrari and Donatella Della Ratta, and filmmaker Lyric de la Cruz, in collaboration with the CSOA Ex-Snia and the Pigneto-Prenestino neighborhood committee, launched a special edition of the project Marco Asilo: La Casa Ospitale, called Home Projections (for the quarantined hearts).

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Fabio Filocamo, member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council, is the founder and managing director of Dnamis, a technology transfer and venture capital company.

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

John Cabot University offers short courses in six different areas: Language; Digital Marketing; Digital Innovation; Culture and Events Management; Business Finance and Export; Human Resource Management and Personal Development.

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

Born and raised in Philadelphia, alumna Vanessa Constantinidis holds an undergraduate degree in English and Italian, and a graduate degree in Writing Studies, both from Saint Joseph’s University. In 2011 Vanessa studied abroad at John Cabot University for a semester. 

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

JCU Professor Cornelia Lauf Creates Artist Residency in Sicily

Cornelia Lauf, Visiting Professor of Art History at JCU recently created the Pernice Artist Residency in Sicily. Based in Monreale, near Palermo, Sicily, the Residence is located on the grounds of the Masseria Pernice, an ancient vineyard and farm run by artist Paolo Sallier de La Tour, whose family has been in the wine business for centuries.  

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

John Cabot University welcomed filmmaker and JCU alumna Laila Petrone (Class of 2001) on March 4, 2020. Laila discussed her career in the film industry and explored the many issues of identity, family and multiculturalism in her work. 

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

Originally from Rome, Ilaria Colasanti graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in International Affairs. Since completing her studies, she has worked in Italy, Australia and the UK, gaining experience in stakeholders, account and operations management. 

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

On February 28, 2020, members of John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND, and other Community Service volunteers, dedicated their time to building furniture for the Casa Del Papà, a structure that hosts fathers whose children are hospitalized at the Bambino Gesù Hospital, in Rome.

The Expansion of the EU: 30 Anni di Democrazia all’Est

The Expansion of the EU: 30 Anni di Democrazia all’Est

John Cabot University's Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted an event called 30 anni di democrazia all’Est (Thirty Years of Democracy in the East) on January 31, 2020. The conference featured Radoslava Stefanova, Costanza Hermanin and Claudia Stamerra.

The United Nations and International Democracy: A Talk by Hans Koechler

The United Nations and International Democracy: A Talk by Hans Koechler

John Cabot University welcomed Professor Hans Koechler for his lecture on “The United Nations and International Democracy” on February 14, 2020.