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Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

JCU senior Camilla Santoro grew up in Brescia, in Northern Italy, an area that is at the heart of the current Covid-19 pandemic. An International Affairs major with minors in History and Legal Studies, she is currently volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in her hometown while writing her senior thesis.

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

Reshaping the World of Work: Internships in the Time of COVID-19

It is undeniable that the current global situation is reshaping the world of work: restrictions and quarantines like the one caused by COVID-19 are pushing companies towards the digitalization of all activities including internships, which are being offered on a remote basis.

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

Two Inspiring Donations from JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello is pleased to announce that JCU Trustees Vivian Cardia and Paula Frohring have made generous donations to the University to help offset the crisis caused by COVID-19.

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

JCU Entrepreneurial Resilience Series: Fighting Back the Crisis with Creativity

The John Cabot Institute for Entrepreneurship (IFE), together with JCU alumna Giorgia Conte, has launched the Entrepreneurial Resilience Series on the IFE  Facebook page to collect the stories of all the entrepreneurs who have reacted to the COVID-19 emergency.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Camila Mosier was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Rome in 2018 to study International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies at John Cabot University. 

JCU Offers Free Online English Classes to Italian High Schools

JCU Offers Free Online English Classes to Italian High Schools

In order to help schools and teachers deal with the sudden need for online materials, JCU has decided to offer free English classes to Italian high schools. 

John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University to Postpone Class of 2020 Commencement Ceremony

John Cabot University has decided to postpone the 2020 Commencement Ceremony and related events, originally scheduled for May 15 through 18, to a later date, amid safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

The Value of Difference: Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina

JCU Professor Antonella Salvatore welcomed Alumna Anastasiia Shmatina to her class “Professional Skills for Career Development” on February 28, 2020

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

John Cabot University Participates in Virtual Flashmob in Honor of Dante 

The John Cabot University Departments of English Language and Literature and Modern Languages and Literature participated in a virtual flashmob in celebration of Dantedì, for the 700th anniversary of the death of the renowned medieval poet.

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Department Participates in Home Projections (for the Quarantined Hearts)

JCU Communications Professors Marco G. Ferrari and Donatella Della Ratta, and filmmaker Lyric de la Cruz, in collaboration with the CSOA Ex-Snia and the Pigneto-Prenestino neighborhood committee, launched a special edition of the project Marco Asilo: La Casa Ospitale, called Home Projections (for the quarantined hearts).

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Meet Fabio Filocamo, Member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council

Fabio Filocamo, member of the Guarini Institute Advisory Council, is the founder and managing director of Dnamis, a technology transfer and venture capital company.

The Future of Space Economy: a Panel Discussion

The Future of Space Economy: a Panel Discussion

On March 27, 2019, John Cabot University hosted a panel presentation and networking event on the future of space economy organized by the Canadian Chamber in Italy. The event was moderated by Professor Francesco Lapenta (Director of the JCU Institute of Future and Innovation Studies).

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University Launches Minor in Art and Design

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the launch of the Minor in Art and Design, beginning in Fall 2020.

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

Continuing Education: JCU Offers Short Courses for Professionals in Summer 2020

John Cabot University offers short courses in six different areas: Language; Digital Marketing; Digital Innovation; Culture and Events Management; Business Finance and Export; Human Resource Management and Personal Development.

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

A Gift for Your Future Self: Alumna Vanessa Constantinidis

Born and raised in Philadelphia, alumna Vanessa Constantinidis holds an undergraduate degree in English and Italian, and a graduate degree in Writing Studies, both from Saint Joseph’s University. In 2011 Vanessa studied abroad at John Cabot University for a semester.