Alumni News

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

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. 

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 Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Alumna Elena Assenza, originally from Ragusa (Sicily), graduated cum laude with a major in International Affairs in 2017. She is currently a trainee at the Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium.

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Sulwe Project: A Valentine’s Day Filled with Diversity and Inclusivity

Two volunteers from the JCU Africans in the World Cultural Club (AWCC) participated in the launch of Sulwe on February 14.

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Breaking Through the Rainbow: Meet Alumnus James La Russo

Born in New York, alumnus James Jack La Russo graduated from JCU in 2009 with a Major in International Affairs and a Minor in History. He’s currently working as Senior PR & Communications Executive in his native New York at Denihan Hospitality, a private hotel management & development company of upscale, luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels in North America.

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

Alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Professor Kwame Phillips Lead Workshop at AMICAL

JCU alumna Elisabetta Petrucci and Communications Professor Kwame Phillips attended the AMICAL 2020 conference hosted by the American University of Kuwait from January 15 to 18.

The Alumni Factor: Why Giving Back Matters

The Alumni Factor: Why Giving Back Matters

The importance of Alumni Giving: the many reasons why former students should consider making a gift to John Cabot University.

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

At Home with Art: Alumna Eleonora Savorelli

Alumna Eleonora Savorelli, who majored in Art History, is currently living in Milan, where she is pursuing her M.A. in Visual Art and Curatorial Studies.

A Conversation with JCU Alumna and New York Times Staff Writer Tariro Mzezewa

A Conversation with JCU Alumna and New York Times Staff Writer Tariro Mzezewa

The JCU Department of Communications hosted a conversation with alumna and New York Times staff writer Tariro Mzezewa on December 2, 2019.

Music Within: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Music Within: Alumna Paola Di Leo

Paola Di Leo graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in Communications. She has been pursuing a Master of Science in Media Management at The New School in NYC.

Alumna Giulia Campagna Wins Credit Suisse Global Employee Award 2019

Alumna Giulia Campagna Wins Credit Suisse Global Employee Award 2019

JCU Alumna Giulia Campagna, a 2012 graduate in Business Administration, won the 2019 Credit Suisse Global Employee Award.

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Appointed President of Monuments Men Foundation

Alumna Anna Bottinelli Appointed President of Monuments Men Foundation

Class of 2010 alumna Anna Bottinelli was recently appointed as the new President of the Monuments Men Foundation. The Monuments Men were a group of museum directors, curators, art historians, and educators who saved millions of monuments and other cultural treasures from the Nazis during World War II.