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Recognition of Academic Excellence: JCU Students Receive America Award

Recognition of Academic Excellence: JCU Students Receive America Award

Three JCU students were granted the prestigious America Award, in recognition of their academic achievement and service to the university community.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

Environmentalism at JCU: Towards a Plastic-free Campus

Environmentalism at JCU: Towards a Plastic-free Campus

JCU distributed aluminum water bottles to all members of the community. Plastic cups are no longer available at the drinking fountains of our campuses.

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

Media Tools to Empower Women: Students Produce Documentaries on Feminist Ideals

This summer, the students of the ‘DMA 322 Digital Storytelling and Community Engagement’ course had the opportunity to collaborate with the Casa Internazionale Delle Donne (International Women’s House), a self-financed not-for-profit organization that works on promoting the rights, culture, knowledge, experiences and policies produced by and for women. They produced three short documentaries.

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

Student Giggs Kgole Featured in The Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has recently been featured in The Mail & Guardian’s annual 200 Young South Africans list, which aims at showcasing young leaders, and celebrating their work.

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Esportiamo bellezza” or “Exporting beauty” was the motto of the Italian Export Forum (IEF), which took place in Piano di Sorrento, near Naples, on June 14 and 15. IEF is the first forum dedicated to supporting initiatives aimed at promoting the export of Italian products in the world.

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“We are all strangely normal” was the theme of “Games Without Barriers,” a fundraising event that saw the participation of a delegation of JCU Gladiator athletes in Rome’s Stadio dei Marmi stadium on June 12.

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

Meet Class of 2019 Valedictorian Tamara Volozhanina

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2019, Tamara Volozhanina.

JCU Students Meet Dance-Theatre Group “La Mia Misura”

JCU Students Meet Dance-Theatre Group “La Mia Misura”

Prof. Rosa Filardi’s “Community Inclusion Through Art and Movement” course had the chance to attend a session with the Integrated Dance Theatre group La Mia Misura on March 22, 2019.

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

Moltitudine: Expanded Cinema Student Video Exhibit

JCU is pleased to present the video exhibit MOLTITUDINE on Thursday, May 2, 2019, featuring the work of students in Professor Marco Ferrari's Spring 2019 Expanded Cinema course.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University STAND Club Supports Italian Red Cross

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that the STAND student club recently donated €3,600 to the Italian Red Cross to support the Emergenza freddo (Cold-weather Emergency) project.

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Peter Ogden is an International Business student from Spokane, Washington. As part of Enactus (an international nonprofit organization dedicated to young entrepreneurs), Peter and his team travelled to Silicon Valley for the Enactus World Cup. An active member of the JCU community, Peter plans to dedicate himself to business, oriented towards social causes.  

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

4m2 Gallery Presents Spring Vernissage: “Era di Marzo” by Geoff Uglow

The 4m2 Gallery, curated by the JCU Art History Society, is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibit of paintings by British artist Geoff Uglow, "Era di Marzo // It was in March." The show runs from March 21 through September 23, 2019.

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Down on Education: Student Silvia Palazzini

Double Major in International Business and International Affairs, Silvia Palazzini talks about her experience abroad, her participation in JCU clubs, and what she hopes to achieve in the future.