Features

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

Humanities in the Digital Age: Professor Deanna Lee

JCU Visiting Professor Deanna Lee, creator of Biblion, discusses the impact of the Digital Age on journalism and the humanities. The winner of eight news and documentary Emmy Awards, Professor Lee has spent her career working across communications, journalism, new media, and public engagement.

Unlocking Rome’s Secrets: History Major Katelynn Cunningham

Unlocking Rome’s Secrets: History Major Katelynn Cunningham

A History major from California, Katelynn Cunningham transferred to John Cabot University in Fall 2016. In October 2017, Katelynn was one of three JCU students who were honored at the Italian Parliament by the Italy-USA Foundation. A member of the Lady Gladiators soccer team, Katelynn was voted Most Valuable Player during the 2016-2017 season.

Writing as a Necessity: Alumna Claudia Delicato Publishes Her First Novel

Writing as a Necessity: Alumna Claudia Delicato Publishes Her First Novel

Claudia Delicato, from Rome, graduated in 2015 with a degree in International Affairs and a minor in Art History. Claudia will present her first novel, Una Cena (Castelvecchi), in Rome on October 24.

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

The Future is Open Source: International Business Student Alessia Gozi

Alessia Gozi is International Business major and Entrepreneurship minor student from Cesena, Italy (Class of 2020). She was a part of the team that won the Enactus national contest in Italy and will fly to Silicon Valley, California to represent John Cabot in the Fall at the Enactus Worldwide competition.

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Paving the Road to Success: Alumna Fabrizia Lemmo

Fabrizia Maurizia Lemmo, from Rome, graduated in 2017 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Fabrizia won first place in 2017 JCU’s Elevator Pitch competition and interned for BoxEventi Italia as well as the U.S. Embassy in Rome before landing a job as a Market Developer at Coca Cola HBC, where she currently works.

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Why History Matters: Professor Vanda Wilcox

Professor Vanda Wilcox's research interests focus on the military, cultural and social history of the First World War in Italy, as well as the memory and commemoration of the two World Wars. She teaches courses in European and Italian history in the nineteenth and twentieth century as well as on the World Wars, the history of imperialism, memory and popular culture, and modern sports history.

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Promoting International Media Literacy: Alumna Sara Gabai

Sara Gabai graduated from JCU in 2010 with a major in Communications and a minor in English Literature. She is currently Communications Officer, Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade (RAFT), The Nature Conservancy in Thailand.  She is also working on a Ph.D. in Human Rights and Peace Studies.

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

The Art of Luxury: Alumna Rebecca Anne Proctor

Originally from Connecticut, Rebecca Anne Proctor graduated from John Cabot University in 2005 with a major in Art History. She holds three Master’s degrees and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar Art Arabia and Harper’s Bazaar Interiors.

Business in the Real World: Student Laura De Francisci

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.