President Franco Pavoncello News

Scuola di Servizio Civico Inaugurated at John Cabot University

Scuola di Servizio Civico Inaugurated at John Cabot University

Rome’s Scuola di Servizio Civico (School of Civil Service) inaugurated its first academic year on September 23, 2020 with a press conference held at John Cabot University’s Tiber Campus.

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Fall 2020 Reopening: Letter from President Pavoncello to JCU Students

Italy is reopening the country’s schools and universities in September and JCU is excited to join them in welcoming back our students.

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

JCU Sends Thoughts and Prayers to People of Beirut

John Cabot University extend hearts and prayers to all the people of Beirut who have suffered the tragic explosion.

A Follow Up Message from President Franco Pavoncello to the JCU Community

A Follow Up Message from President Franco Pavoncello to the JCU Community

This is a time for clarity and for standing on the right side of history, and JCU knows well which side of history it stands on. We unequivocally oppose any form of white supremacy.

Message from the President: JCU Condemns Racism, Discrimination, and Violence

Message from the President: JCU Condemns Racism, Discrimination, and Violence

JCU, true to its mission and history as a fully inclusive community, condemns any violation of human rights, including any form of racism, discrimination, and violence wherever it may occur.

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

Congratulations to John Cabot University's Class of 2020! Watch the video messages of JCU President Franco Pavoncello and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Sal Salibello congratulating the graduates.

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

Virtual Admitted Students Day Celebrates Class of 2024

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the John Cabot University Admissions Office hosted its second Admitted Students Day. This year, we celebrated the incoming class of 2024 virtually on Zoom with a total of 79 accepted students tuning in from countries around the world, including Bolivia, Ecuador, Italy, Namibia, Poland, and the United States.

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.

30 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Conference at Link Campus University

30 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall: Conference at Link Campus University

Link Campus University, together with the Italian Society for International Organization (SIOI), and the Tor Vergata University Economics Foundation, presents the conference “30 Years Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall.”  The conference will take place in Italian

Environmentalism at JCU: Towards a Plastic-free Campus

Environmentalism at JCU: Towards a Plastic-free Campus

JCU distributed aluminum water bottles to all members of the community. Plastic cups are no longer available at the drinking fountains of our campuses.

President Franco Pavoncello Presents Honorary Degree to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

President Franco Pavoncello Presents Honorary Degree to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte

On September 21, 2019, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello presented Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte with the degree of Doctor of Public Service, honoris causa. The conferral of the degree took place in a private ceremony in Rome at Palazzo Chigi, seat of the Italian government, in the presence of the JCU Board of Trustees and Vice President and Dean of Academics Mary Merva.

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

Original Sins: JCU Hosts Book Presentation by Andrew Spannaus

The Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted the presentation of Andrew Spannaus’ book Original Sins – Globalization, Populism and the Six Contradictions Facing the European Union on September 10, 2019.

President Franco Pavoncello on Italy’s New Coalition Government

President Franco Pavoncello on Italy’s New Coalition Government

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by The Washington Times on Italy's current political situation. On August 28, Italian President Sergio Mattarella gave Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte a mandate to create a new government — this time without the Northern League led by Matteo Salvini. 

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University Hosts Fifth Annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon

John Cabot University welcomed 34 ambassadors and cultural attachés to the Lemon Tree Courtyard in the Guarini Campus for the fifth annual Ambassadors’ Luncheon on Friday, June 14, 2019. The event was aimed at celebrating educational exchange and international diplomacy.

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

Vivere è scrivere: JCU Presents Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani

On May 28, 2019, John Cabot University had the honor of presenting Vivere è scrivere. Una biografia visive di Giorgio Bassani (Living is Writing. A Visual Biography of Giorgio Bassani), recently published by Edisai edizioni in Ferrara, Italy.