President Franco Pavoncello News

Congratulations to John Cabot University Class of 2017!

At the 45th Commencement ceremony on May 15, 2017, John Cabot University celebrated the largest graduating class in its history, the Class of 2017.

Commencement 2017: Special Guests Simonetta Di Pippo and Milena Gabanelli

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the special guests for the 2017 Commencement Ceremony, astrophysicist Simonetta Di Pippo and journalist Milena Gabanelli.

President Pavoncello Comments on Italian Political Situation for Xinhua English News

On January 15th, Chinese daily Xinhua English News interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello on the political situation in Italy a few weeks after President Sergio Mattarella asked Paolo Gentiloni to fill in as prime minister.

An Assessment of the US Elections and Trump’s Victory

On Wednesday, November 30, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the International Relations Society presented the panel discussion “An Assessment of the US Elections."

President Pavoncello Interviewed on Italian Constitutional Referendum Results

Bloomberg, TRT World, and the Local interviewed President Pavoncello on the constitutional referendum that took place in Italy on December 4, 2016.

President Pavoncello Analyzes U.S. Elections on Italian Radio Show

A week after the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, JCU President Franco Pavoncello was invited to be a guest on Radio Radicale's "Spazio Transnazionale," a live radio program dedicated to international affairs.

John Cabot University Hosts Election Results Party

JCU Student Government organized an event to celebrate the United States’ elections on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. This was the last of several US election related events at the University including a voter registration initiative and a two-day absentee voting event, both in October.

Guarini Institute Holds Panels on U.S. Elections, Populist Challenge

On Wednesday, October 26, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and the Festival of Diplomacy hosted a panel discussion on the “American Elections: The Foreigners' View.”

Safety Update on Earthquake in Central Italy and Message from the President

An earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck central Italy today, with the epicenter in the Umbria region approximately 160 km from Rome. There have been no reported casualties.

Reuters Press Interviews President Pavoncello on Renzi’s Visit to USA

John Cabot University’s President Franco Pavoncello was asked by Reuters Press to comment on Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s invitation to a formal state dinner at the White House.

Alumni and Friends Reunion Weekend a Success

A weekend of events to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Investiture of Dr. Franco Pavoncello as President of John Cabot University.

JCU Sends Condolences to American University of Afghanistan

John Cabot University expresses its deepest sorrow for yesterday's heinous attack against our sister institution, the American University of Afghanistan. We send our most heartfelt condolences to President Mark English and the entire AUAF Community in this tragic and painful moment.

Candlelight Vigil Held in Rome to Honor Beau Solomon

President Franco Pavoncello and members of the John Cabot University community took part in a candlelight vigil and prayer service at the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere on the evening of July 7.

“Il Tempo” Interviews President Pavoncello

Rome-based Italian daily newspaper Il Tempo interviewed John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello in the aftermath of the death of visiting student Beau Solomon.

Safety Update in Rome: President Pavoncello Press Release

A statement by John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello appeared in several media outlets yesterday. The original statement was made in Italian and the translation that the English language press provided failed to capture the essence of President Pavoncello's words and misrepresented their spirit.