Alumni News

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 earned her B.A. in English Literature at JCU in 2007. Dani’s blog Dani Izzie – Disability Lifestyle & Culture shares insights from her personal 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. 

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.

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.

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

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. 

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

Life on Set: Alumna Laila Petrone

John Cabot University welcomed filmmaker and JCU alumna Laila Petrone (Class of 2001) on March 4, 2020. Laila discussed her career in the film industry and explored the many issues of identity, family and multiculturalism in her work. 

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

A Passion for Tech: Alumna Ilaria Colasanti

Originally from Rome, Ilaria Colasanti graduated from John Cabot University in 2016 with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in International Affairs. Since completing her studies, she has worked in Italy, Australia and the UK, gaining experience in stakeholders, account and operations management. 

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

A Multifaceted Approach to Art History: Alumna Alice Marinelli

Alice Marinelli completed her B.A. in Art History at JCU in 2017. Since then, she has been studying art history at University College London (UCL) and working at leading art businesses and galleries in London, such as Christie's, Victoria Miro, and the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art. 

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Traineeship at the European Union: Alumna Elena Assenza

Alumna Elena Assenza, originally from Ragusa (Sicily), graduated cum laude with a major in International Affairs in 2017. She is currently a trainee at the Council of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Belgium.