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Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Institute of Future and Innovation Studies Participates in Messina/Taormina Conference

Francesco Lapenta, Founding Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies participated in "The Messina/Taormina Conference: The Future of Europe in the 21st Century," held from October 2 to 5, 2020.

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

JCU and UNICRI Present 2nd Edition of “Specialized Course on Food Security at the Time of COVID-19”

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), in cooperation with John Cabot University, is organizing the second edition of the “Specialized Course on Food and Nutrition Security at the time of COVID-19,” which will be delivered online from 23 to 27 November 2020.  

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Dream Big, Dream Small: A Children’s Book by Visiting Professor Elissa Ruffino

Professor Elissa Ruffino recently wrote a book entitled, Dream Big, Dream Small, dedicated to the Hon. Frank J. Guarini, former U.S. Congressman and Chairman Emeritus of the JCU Board of Trustees.

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

Virtual Open Day in Italian on October 26: B.A. and Continuing Education Programs

On October 26, 2020 at 6 PM, John Cabot University will hold a virtual open day in Italian to present Bachelor’s degrees (B.A.) and Continuing Education programs (Master Post Laurea). The open day is aimed at high school students and university graduates. 

John Cabot University Mourns Passing of Beloved Former Trustee Peter Secchia

John Cabot University Mourns Passing of Beloved Former Trustee Peter Secchia

The John Cabot University community is saddened to announce that Peter Secchia, a former member of the JCU Board of Trustees and great friend of the University, passed away on October 21.

Professor Thomas Aichner Keynote Speaker at Mass Customization Event

Professor Thomas Aichner Keynote Speaker at Mass Customization Event

John Cabot University’s Marketing Professor Thomas Aichner was invited as a keynote speaker at the event “Mass-customization: make it real!” on September 15, 2020.

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo graduated from JCU in December 2019. She was recently selected as a Fulbright Grantee and she will be starting her master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies in the United States next fall.

John Cabot University Partners with New Scuola di Servizio Civico in Rome

John Cabot University Partners with New Scuola di Servizio Civico in Rome

JCU partners with 'Scuola di Servizio Civico', a school founded in 2019 that has a multidisciplinary approach aimed at educating future public administrators of the city of Rome.

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Jakobsone Bellomi on Sustainability and Country Branding in Latvia

Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi was invited to participate in a discussion on sustainability and country branding in Riga, Latvia, on August 19, 2020.  The discussion, “Life on the Planet Matters,” in the Riga Presidential Palace, kicked off a month of green activities before the upcoming World Cleanup Day on September 19.

Call for Nominations for Distinguished JCU Alumni Award 2020

Call for Nominations for Distinguished JCU Alumni Award 2020

Who is your John Cabot University alumni hero? It's once again time for members of the JCU community to send in their nominations for the Distinguished JCU Alumni Award! This award is conferred upon an alumnus/a who has demonstrated a steady growth of excellence in their career and leadership within their [...]

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Italy is reopening the country’s schools and universities in September and JCU is excited to join them in welcoming back our students.

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

Alumna Karolina Czaplicka studied abroad at JCU in the Fall 2017 semester. She is the co-founder of the Subjective Guide App, “a recommendation network for the next generation of travelers.” 

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

John Cabot University extend hearts and prayers to all the people of Beirut who have suffered the tragic explosion.

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University Launches Professional Gap Year  

John Cabot University is happy to inaugurate the Professional Gap Year in September 2020. This program provides a year of courses and hands-on experience focused on developing professional skills-based learning for the global world of work.

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

Alumna Livia Capparelli Signs With Italian Major League Soccer Team

John Cabot University alumna Livia Michelle Capparelli was just recruited by Napoli Femminile, a Serie A (major league) women’s soccer team based in Naples, Italy.