Alumni News

A World of Your Own: Study Abroad Alumna Amanda Frazier

A World of Your Own: Study Abroad Alumna Amanda Frazier

Alumna Amanda Frazier studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2016. She was an active participant in Italy Reads, a community-based English language reading and cultural exchange program. Amanda is currently a high school teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

Long Walk to Education: Meet Alumnus Baryali Waiz 

JCU alumnus Baryali Waiz, a refugee from Afghanistan, graduated in May 2020 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Communications. He has been accepted at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York City.

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Understanding Climate Change: Alumna Asia Guerreschi

Alumna Asia Guerreschi graduated from JCU in 2016, with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Business Administration. She is Co-Founder of the ‘Rethinking Climate’ project.

Teach to Learn: Study Abroad Alumnus Luke Harris

Teach to Learn: Study Abroad Alumnus Luke Harris

Born in Lake Tahoe, California, and raised in Sacramento, Luke Harris studied abroad at JCU in Fall 2019, where he participated in the Italy Reads program. He is currently teaching 8th grade at an elementary school in Stockton, California.

Alumni Ryan Anderson and Michela Cristiani on Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme

Alumni Ryan Anderson and Michela Cristiani on Nobel Peace Prize to World Food Programme

John Cabot University hosted an online roundtable on the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the UN Agency of the World Food Programme to celebrate the effort of two JCU alumni working in the organization. 

Digital Research Skills: JCU Alumnus and Founder of Vanalize Dimitri Visnadi 

Digital Research Skills: JCU Alumnus and Founder of Vanalize Dimitri Visnadi 

Professor Antonella Salvatore’s Professional Skills for Career Development class welcomed Alumnus Dimitri Visnadi for an online talk on “Digital Research Skills” on November 20, 2020. 

JCU Presents Distinguished Alumni Award to Alexandria Maloney

JCU Presents Distinguished Alumni Award to Alexandria Maloney

John Cabot University’s Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce that Alexandria Maloney (Class of 2015) is the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award.

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Elected President of UCIF Industrial Organization

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia Elected President of UCIF Industrial Organization

John Cabot University alumnus Daryush Arabnia was recently elected President of UCIF (Unione Costruttori Impianti di Finitura), the Italian association of producers of automobile finishing plants.

Creativity Pushed Forward: Alumna Anna Wulfson

Creativity Pushed Forward: Alumna Anna Wulfson

Raised in Vermont, alumna Anna Wulfson graduated summa cum laude in May 2020 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Creative Writing. She is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Visual Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan.

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Alumna Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo Selected as Fulbright Grantee

Zulema Alejandra Palacios Jaramillo graduated from JCU in December 2019. She was recently selected as a Fulbright Grantee and she will be starting her master’s degree in Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies in the United States next fall.

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

A Startup State of Mind: Alumna Karolina Czaplicka  

Alumna Karolina Czaplicka studied abroad at JCU in the Fall 2017 semester. She is the co-founder of the Subjective Guide App, “a recommendation network for the next generation of travelers.” 

Disability as Opportunity: Meet JCU Alumna Dani Izzie

Disability as Opportunity: Meet JCU Alumna Dani Izzie

Alumna Dani Izzie’s blog 'Dani Izzie – Disability Lifestyle & Culture' shares insights from her journey as a wheelchair user and seeks to dispel preconceived notions about disabled people. The documentary Dani's Twins, currently being filmed, will tell her story as one of the very few quadriplegics to give birth to twins.

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia is New Chairman, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha Group

JCU Alumnus Daryush Arabnia is New Chairman, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha Group

John Cabot University Trustee and alumnus Ali Reza Arabnia recently passed the baton of the Geico Taikisha Group to his son Daryush Arabnia, also a JCU graduate.

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020, Jacopo Olmo Antinori.

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

The Sustainability Challenge of Fashionpreneurship: Ecool

Eco-sustainability has become increasingly important over the last decades, as studies on the environment have started piling up evidence of the damage that has been done to the planet by individuals and corporations.