Alumni News

Alumna Monica Lungeanu Discusses Brand Management for PepsiCo

Alumna Monica Lungeanu Discusses Brand Management for PepsiCo

Alumna Monica Ioana Lungeanu holds a B.A. in Media Studies and Marketing from JCU, as well as a M.A. in Filmmaking Producing from Goldsmiths, University of London. After working as a Junior Brand Manager at PepsiCo, Monica is now the General Manager of URS (United Registrar of Systems Ltd), a British consulting firm for quality assurance in Bucharest, Romania.

Alumna Elisa Huang Accepted to University of Manchester M.Sc. Program

Alumna Elisa Huang Accepted to University of Manchester M.Sc. Program

Born in Rome to Chinese parents, alumna Elisa Huang graduated in 2021 with a B.A. in International Business. Elisa has recently received an unconditional offer from The University of Manchester for an M.Sc. International Fashion Marketing.

Alumna Lenora Biche Co-authors Book Chapter on Informal Savings Groups in Africa

Alumna Lenora Biche Co-authors Book Chapter on Informal Savings Groups in Africa

Alumna Lenora Biche recently coauthored a chapter in Transforming Africa: How Savings Groups Foster Financial Inclusion, Resilience and Economic Development (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022).

JCU Welcomes Three Alumni for “Gender, Family, Future: A Cabot Case”

JCU Welcomes Three Alumni for “Gender, Family, Future: A Cabot Case”

John Cabot University welcomed alumni Giosuè Prezioso, Sofia Peri, and Alexandria J. Maloney for the talk called “Gender, Family, Future: A Cabot Case” on February 2.

JCU Welcomes Alumna Carola Carlesi from L’Oreal Company

JCU Welcomes Alumna Carola Carlesi from L’Oreal Company

Professor Antonella Salvatore’s Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry class welcomed Alumna Carola Carlesi for a talk called "Brandstorming with L'Oreal" on February 3, 2022.

Sustainability in Our Hands: Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso

Sustainability in Our Hands: Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso

Alumna Gaia Di Tommaso graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in International Affairs. Gaia recently earned her M.Sc. in Sustainability, Science, Policy, and Society from the Maastricht Sustainability Institute, in the Netherlands.

Alumna Sara Gabai Publishes LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy

Alumna Sara Gabai Publishes LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that alumna Sara Gabai’s book LGBTQI Digital Media Activism and Counter-Hate Speech in Italy (Routledge, 2022) will be published in April 2022.

Commitment to Student Success: Director of Student Services Maria del Pilar Murguia

Commitment to Student Success: Director of Student Services Maria del Pilar Murguia

Director of Student Services Maria del Pilar Murguia graduated from JCU in 2003 with a B.A. in Business Administration and two minors in Economics and Computer Science.

Enjoying the Present Moment: Alumna Canseli Yuce

Enjoying the Present Moment: Alumna Canseli Yuce

Alumna Canseli Yuce graduated in 2019 with a B.A. in International Affairs. She is currently working at the Italian Embassy in Ankara, Turkey while pursuing an M.Sc. in International Development at SOAS University of London.

Alumna Annamaria Borelli to Perform in Puccini’s La Bohème in Rome’s Teatro Vittoria

Alumna Annamaria Borelli to Perform in Puccini’s La Bohème in Rome’s Teatro Vittoria

Alumna Annamaria Borelli earned a B.A. in Italian Studies in 2013 and is currently working as an English teacher in Rome. Annamaria will be performing the role of Musetta in Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème with the company Vox Unica in Rome in January 2022.

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU Announces 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients Flavia Frigeri and Federico Giordani

JCU’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce that Flavia Frigeri (Class of 2007) and Federico Giordani (Class of 2017) are the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.

Alumnus Francesco de Luca Accepted to Georgetown School of Foreign Service

Alumnus Francesco de Luca Accepted to Georgetown School of Foreign Service

Alumnus Francesco de Luca graduated in 2018 with a B.A. in Economics and Finance and a minor in International Affairs. Francesco has recently been accepted to Georgetown University's Master of Science in Foreign Service in Washington DC.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Daryush Arabnia, President, CEO, and Chairman of Geico Taikisha, for a talk called “Becoming a Global Industry Leader through Strategic Intent” on October 7, 2021.

Italy Beyond Stereotypes: Alumna Amanda Rose Bush

Italy Beyond Stereotypes: Alumna Amanda Rose Bush

Born and raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Amanda Rose Bush graduated from JCU with a B.A. in Italian Studies in 2010. She went on to earn an M.A. in Italian Studies at New York University and a Ph.D. in the same field at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is currently Coordinator of Lower Division Italian.

JCU Welcomes Alumna Vittoria Notarbartolo di Villarosa, Founder of V.N.V. Sculpted Jewels

JCU Welcomes Alumna Vittoria Notarbartolo di Villarosa, Founder of V.N.V. Sculpted Jewels

JCU welcomed Vittoria Notarbartolo di Villarosa, Marketing graduate and founder at V.N.V. Sculpted Jewels On September 28.

Life Lessons from Golf: Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta

Life Lessons from Golf: Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta

Born and raised in Rome, Italy, Guglielmo Della Porta graduated from JCU in 2021 with a B.A. in Marketing and a minor in Business Administration. Guglielmo and his golf team recently won the "Campionati Nazionali Assoluti a Squadre" championship.

Stories We Tell: Alumna Stefania Piccialli

Stories We Tell: Alumna Stefania Piccialli

Alumna Stefania Piccialli graduated in 2017 in English Literature and Communications, and then earned her M.A. in Gender and Media from the University of Sussex. Stefania recently won the Translating for Change Video Essay competition.

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk by Alumnus Enrico Barchiesi Selected for Acceleration Program at CesenaLab

EasyDesk, an app created by John Cabot University alumnus Enrico Barchiesi, was selected for a 9-month acceleration program with CesenaLab. EasyDesk is an app that allows students to book spaces on campus in order to maintain social distance.

Culture is the Key: Communications Graduate Jay Manari

Culture is the Key: Communications Graduate Jay Manari

Jay Manari is a non-binary Italian director, writer, and filmmaker who graduated from JCU in 2015 with a B.A. in Communications. In September 2021 Jay will start a part-time Ph.D. program on the “Anatomy of a Politically Incorrect Directing Method: Feminism, Transfeminism and Beyond” at the University of Birmingham.

Being Part of the Change: Recent Graduate Ignacio Moreno

Being Part of the Change: Recent Graduate Ignacio Moreno

Originally from Venezuela, Ignacio Moreno is a double major in International Affairs and Business Administration who graduated in Spring 2021. Ignacio recently received a scholarship to pursue an M.Sc. in International Social and Public Policy at the London School of Economics.