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Meet Assistant Director of Rome Study Abroad Admissions Michel Rosuelo

Meet Assistant Director of Rome Study Abroad Admissions Michel Rosuelo

Born and raised in the Philippines, alumna Michel Rosuelo graduated from JCU in 2013 with a B.A. in Communications. She then started working at JCU, where she has been for over eight years.

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Born in Rome to Chinese parents, Francesca Yang is a graduating senior majoring in International Business, with a minor in Economics. Francesca has recently been accepted to University College Dublin’s Smurfit M.Sc. in International Management.

Giving Back to the Community: Student Government and MUN President Courtney Smith

Giving Back to the Community: Student Government and MUN President Courtney Smith

Born in North Carolina, Courtney Smith is majoring in International Affairs and is the president of both the Student Government and the Model United Nations society.

Telling Stories Through Expanded Cinema: Professor Marco G. Ferrari

Telling Stories Through Expanded Cinema: Professor Marco G. Ferrari

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Professor Marco G. Ferrari holds an M.F.A. from the University of Chicago. He has been part of JCU’s Department of Communications since 2017.

Human Rights and Global Politics: Meet Alumnus Davide Orsitto

Human Rights and Global Politics: Meet Alumnus Davide Orsitto

Davide Orsitto graduated from JCU in 2016 with a B.A. in International Affairs and a minor in Economics and Finance. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Human Rights and Global Politics at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in Pisa, Italy.

Radical Pedagogy in Art History and Practice: Professor Sarah Linford Receives Prestigious Grant

Radical Pedagogy in Art History and Practice: Professor Sarah Linford Receives Prestigious Grant

Professor Sarah Linford recently received a grant for her experimental educational and curatorial project L’invenzione della giovinezza (“The Invention of Youth”).

A Space Conducive to Learning: Head Librarian Livia Piotto

A Space Conducive to Learning: Head Librarian Livia Piotto

Livia Piotto has been working at JCU’s Frohring Library for over 15 years. She has recently been promoted to Head Librarian.

Meet Student Assunta Mareschi, President of the Business Club

Meet Student Assunta Mareschi, President of the Business Club

Assunta Mareschi is a junior majoring in International Business with a Minor in Marketing from Salerno. Assunta is the President of the Business Club, the VP of Student Government, and a Math tutor. 

Senior Maira Cardillo Attends Autumn School on Children in Armed Conflicts

Senior Maira Cardillo Attends Autumn School on Children in Armed Conflicts

International Affairs senior Maira Cardillo attended the Autumn School on Children in Armed Conflicts, organized by the Institute of Political Studies “S. Pio V” and the Universities Network for Children in Armed Conflict.

Studying Art History in Rome: M.A. Student Bernat Racz

Studying Art History in Rome: M.A. Student Bernat Racz

Art History M.A. student Bernat Racz shares the benefits of studying Art History in Rome at John Cabot University.

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 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).

MA Student Virginia Moore Launches New Art History Podcast

MA Student Virginia Moore Launches New Art History Podcast

Born and raised in Virginia, Art History M.A. student Virginia Moore recently created “Ceci n’est pas un Podcast” as the final project for her Fabricating Rome class. The aim of the podcast is to explore the current state of art and art history. Virginia holds a B.A. in Art History and Italian Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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.

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.

Meet Dean of Students Carla Wiegers

Meet Dean of Students Carla Wiegers

Carla Wiegers is John Cabot University’s Dean of Students. She holds a B.A. in Performance Art and an M.A. in Political Science. Carla worked as Residence Director at St. John's University in Rome for 8 years, before obtaining a position at JCU.

“Wholesome Agent of Chaos”: Psychology Professor Merel Keijsers

“Wholesome Agent of Chaos”: Psychology Professor Merel Keijsers

Born and raised in Amsterdam, psychology professor Merel Keijsers recently joined JCU’s faculty. She holds an M.A. in Statistics, one in Social Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Social Robotics.

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.

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Meet JCU Director of Admissions Arianna Catti De Gasperi

Arianna Catti De Gasperi is JCU’s Director of Admissions. Born to a Roman father and a Greek mother, Arianna graduated from JCU in 2010 with a B.A. in Communications. She then earned an M.A. in International Journalism from City, University of London.

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.