Archive for April, 2020

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

JCU Launches Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum” and Hosts Workshop with Mozilla

The John Cabot University Institute of Future and Innovation Studies is pleased to announce that it has launched the JCU Future and Innovation “Virtual Forum.”

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

Prof. Barbara Sveva Magnanelli Publishes Paper in Journal of International Accounting Research

JCU Professor Barbara Sveva Magnanelli recently published “Do Female Directors on Corporate Boards Make a Difference in Family-Owned Businesses?” in the Journal of International Accounting Research.

John Cabot University to Offer Summer I and II Classes Online

John Cabot University to Offer Summer I and II Classes Online

John Cabot University has decided to offer Summer Session I classes online, given the current COVID-19 crisis. The decision was announced on Friday, April 24 by Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, Mary Merva.

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

Eco-sustainability has become increasingly important over the last decades, as studies on the environment have started piling up evidence of the damage that has been done to the planet by individuals and corporations. 

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted its very first online Elevator Pitch Competition. An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of communicating the fundamental elements of a project, a business idea, a social cause, or even one’s professional qualifications and capturing the person listening to prompt him/her to action.

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the John Cabot University Admissions Office hosted its second Admitted Students Day. This year, we celebrated the incoming class of 2024 virtually on Zoom with a total of 79 accepted students tuning in from countries around the world, including Bolivia, Ecuador, Italy, Namibia, Poland, and the United States.

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

JCU senior Camilla Santoro grew up in Brescia, in Northern Italy, an area that is at the heart of the current Covid-19 pandemic. An International Affairs major with minors in History and Legal Studies, she is currently volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in her hometown while writing her senior thesis.

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

It is undeniable that the current global situation is reshaping the world of work: restrictions and quarantines like the one caused by COVID-19 are pushing companies towards the digitalization of all activities including internships, which are being offered on a remote basis.

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring have made generous donations to the University to help offset the crisis caused by COVID-19.

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

The John Cabot Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE), together with JCU alumna Giorgia Conte, has launched the Entrepreneurial Resilience Series on the IFE  Facebook page to collect the stories of all the entrepreneurs who have reacted to the COVID-19 emergency.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Camila Mosier was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Rome in 2018 to study International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies at John Cabot University. 

JCU Offers Free Online English Classes to Italian High Schools

JCU Offers Free Online English Classes to Italian High Schools

In order to help schools and teachers deal with the sudden need for online materials, JCU has decided to offer free English classes to Italian high schools. 

John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University has decided to postpone the 2020 Commencement Ceremony and related events, originally scheduled for May 15 through 18, to a later date, amid safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina to her class “Professional Skills for Career Development” on February 28, 2020