Features

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

Born in Palermo, Sicily to an American mother and an Italian father, Laura de Francisci (class of 2019) is a Business Administration major and Economics and Finance minor. Currently, she is the president of the Business Club at John Cabot University.

Shaping Media Today: Alumna Maria Bondar

Maria Bondar, class of 2018, graduated with a degree in Communications and a minor in Psychology. Hailing from Ukraine, she completed an internship at the JCU Web Communications Office through the Career Services Center.

JCU as a Family Tradition: Economics and Finance Student Omar Attiya

Omar Attiya, class of 2018, graduated with a double degree in Economics and Finance and in Marketing. Born and raised in Kuwait, he is the fourth member of his family to graduate from JCU, following his two older brothers and mother. While at JCU, he worked as a Student Assistant at the IT Office and as a representative for the Admissions Office.

Professor Aidan Fadden Publishes First Novel A Known Evil

Aidan Fadden is an assistant professor of writing and a freelance editor, translator, and literary reviewer. His poetry has been published in Stand, The North, Magma, Lunar Poetry, and Cordite, and in translation in Italian literary magazines such as Pagine and Saragana.

Team over Idea: Management Professor Riccardo Maiolini

Professor Riccardo Maiolini is an expert on entrepreneurship and social innovation. His research interests focus on social innovation, social entrepreneurship and corporate entrepreneurship.

A Tale of Two Cultures: English Literature Student Marina Traylor

Born and raised in Rome, Marina Traylor (class of 2019) is an English Literature major and International Affairs minor. Currently, she is the president of the Women’s Leadership Initiative.

An Entrepreneurial Itch: Business Administration Student Costanza Cicero

Costanza Cicero is a Business Administration major and Entrepreneurship minor from Rome. She served as Secretary-General at the International Model United Nations Association (IMUNA) and Member of the Board of Directors at United Network Europa. Costanza is now the Vice President of the Business Club and Events Coordinator of the Fandom Club.

A Leap of Empathy: Psychology Professor Elaine Luti

Elaine Luti is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at JCU. She is also a practicing psychoanalyst and psychotherapist, and a member of the International Association of Relational Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, the International Association of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, and the Guild of Psychotherapists.

Humanities Regained: English Professor Shannon Russell

Shannon Russell is Associate Professor of English Literature and Chair of the Department of English Language and Literature at JCU. She specializes in eighteenth and nineteenth-century fiction with interests in gender, class, and race, scientific discourse, Victorian technologies, and visual representations in the nineteenth century periodical press.

Keeping Up with Digital Transformation: Alumna Giorgia Conte

An International Business major, Giorgia Conte graduated magna cum laude from John Cabot University in December 2016, and currently works as a Junior Marketing Assistant at uFirst. While at JCU, she was a member of Ipazia and Business Club. Recently Giorgia was invited by the Institute for Entrepreneurship for a presentation on digital marketing strategies.

Stepping Outside the Comfort Zone: Marketing Student Kateryna Umanets

Kateryna Umanets, class 2019, is Marketing major from Ukraine. She is president of the Grassroots club, events coordinator of the Business Club, orientation leader, and the Student Government’s webmaster. In 2017, she participated in JCU’s Career Fair and started an internship at OCOCO as a Graphic Design and Social Media Manager.

Working for a Better Future: International Affairs Student Giovanni Raguso

Giovanni Raguso (class of 2019), is a double-major in International Affairs and International Business senior. While at JCU, he has worked at the Italian Admissions Office, the Foreign Language Resource Center and also interned at the Israeli Embassy to the Holy See and Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri. He was also a member of Speak Up! Club and the Student Government.

La Sinfonia di Emery: A Novel by Ludovico Crisanti Cucchiella

Ludovico Crisanti Cucchiella was born in Rome. He graduated from LUISS before taking Advanced Creative Writing Workshop: Fiction in Summer 2016 with Professor Michael Carroll at JCU. Ludovico recently published his first book La Sinfonia di Emery with Gangemi Editore.

Be our Guest: Alumnus Romano Campione Takes Hospitality to New Heights

Alumnus Romano Campione, class of 1993, is a Business Administration major of British and Italian descent. He is an active member of the JCU alumni network and has helped organize alumni events in London where he currently resides. Romano started his career with the help of Career Services and he is now the Cluster Director of Sales and Marketing at Starhotels.

A Passion for the Practice of Law: Alumnus Anthony Vanicek

After graduating from Georgetown Law, alumni Anthony Vanicek was able to find a job as a trial attorney in Colorado. He was an International Affairs major at JCU.