Award News

Italy Writes 2016 Announces Winners

On June 16, JCU's Italy Writes, a nation-wide English language creative writing competition for high school students whose primary language of instruction is not English celebrated young talent.

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2016!

John Cabot University celebrated its 144th Commencement ceremony on May 16, 2016 at the Villa Aurelia on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the city of Rome. 146 students representing 26 countries throughout the world received Bachelor of Arts degrees.

2016 Athletics Awards Recipients

The John Cabot University Athletics Department is proud to present the recipients of the 2016 Athletics Awards for distinguished contribution in the Athletics Department.

Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage Dario Franceschini to be Commencement Speaker 2016

It is a great privilege for John Cabot University to welcome Hon. Dario Franceschini, Italian Minister of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, as this year's Commencement Speaker.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes High School Students for “Italy Pitches”

Italy Pitches is a national, Elevator Pitch-style competition in English, focused on advocating for non profits, open to Italian High School students.

JCU 2016 Student Awards Winners

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, John Cabot University students, faculty and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Award Ceremony. The awards, presented by President Franco Pavoncello and by the Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva, are in recognition of academic and service excellence.

Student Viktor Sobra Delseny Wins Award at CWMUN

Student Viktor Sobra Delseny, an International Affairs major from Perpignan, France, won an Honorable Mention at the New York Change the World Model United Nations (CWMUN) Conference.

Student Laura Di Girolamo Wins Honorable Mention at Harvard’s WMUN

Student Laura Di Girolamo, a Political Science major from Chile, won an Honorable Mention at Harvard's World Model United Nations, held in Rome on March 14-18.

2015 Student Video Contest Award Ceremony Hosted by Italy Reads

Each year, prizes are awarded to the classes that produce the best 3-minute videos inspired by a work of American literature selected as the focus of the annual program.

MUN Society Hosts Sixth Annual Conference for High School Delegates

75 students, each representing an assigned state, came from schools all across Rome and the surrounding areas.

Dacia Maraini Presents her Book “Extravagance and Three Other Plays”

On February 2, 2016 the Institute for Creative Writing and Literary Translation together with the Department of Modern Languages and Literature welcomed celebrated Italian author Dacia Maraini to present her book Extravagance and Three Other Plays, recently published by JCU Press.

Seven JCU Students Win Awards at Model United Nations Conference in Rome

A delegation from the JCU Model United Nations (MUN) Society attended the Rome MUN Conference on October 15 at the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization.

Jonas Carpignano’s Film “Mediterranea” Screened at John Cabot University

Mr. Carpignano's first feature film, "Mediterranea" had its world premiere at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival where it garnered rave reviews.

JCU Students Samantha Abear, Stefania Rojas, and Thomas Oswald Young IV Honored at the Italian Parliament

The Italy- USA Foundation is an independent institution that was established to honor and promote the friendship between Italians and Americans by playing a bipartisan public role on both sides of the Atlantic.

BAIA and John Cabot University Bring Best Entrepreneurial Practices to Italy

"It was an interesting experience. We got to work with CEOs and representatives of real businesses," commented senior Communications student Eleonora Biondo.