Alumni News

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.

The Alumni Factor: Why Giving Back Matters

The Alumni Factor: Why Giving Back Matters

The importance of Alumni Giving: the many reasons why former students should consider making a gift to John Cabot University.

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

Organizational Resilience: JCU Welcomes Alumnus Jacopo Capparelli of Panta Ray

John Cabot University welcomed Jacopo Capparelli in the context of Professor Ieva Jakobsone Bellomi’s MGT 310 Organizational Behavior class on October 9, 2019.

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Five JCU students and alumni will participate in the prestigious Prix Italia Festival held in Rome from September 23-28, 2019.

From JCU to the World: Six Alumni Tell Their Story

From JCU to the World: Six Alumni Tell Their Story

John Cabot University invited six alumni to a panel discussion organized for the JCU Open Day on July 15, 2019. The alumni talked briefly about their experience at JCU and how it prepared them for graduate studies and the job market, and they concluded by sharing advice with prospective students.

“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.