President Franco Pavoncello News

President Pavoncello Interviewed by The New York Times on ‘Brexit’ Vote

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by The New York Times on how European leaders are dealing with the challenges posed by Britain's recent vote to leave the E.U.

Interview with President Pavoncello in USA Today on Mayoral Election

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was asked by USA Today to comment on the victory of Virginia Raggi, Rome's first female mayor and a member of the Five Star political movement.

Lunch Welcoming Ambassadors and Cultural Attachés from 40 Countries

John Cabot University hosted an Ambassadors Lunch on Monday, June 6, welcoming 40 ambassadors, cultural attachés, and embassy representatives to the Guarini campus in Rome.

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.

Adnkronos News Agency Interviews President Pavoncello

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was interviewed by Italian news agency Adnkronos on the American presidential elections and the legacy of President Barack Obama.

JCU Mourning Passing of Beloved Trustee Robert J. Del Tufo

President Franco Pavoncello and the entire JCU Community join Chairman Frank Guarini and the Board of Trustees in mourning the passing of our beloved Trustee, Robert J. Del Tufo.

Panel Discussion: The European Parliament and the EU in Times of Crisis

On February 15, 2016, the Guarini Institute for Public Affairs hosted a panel discussion on "The European Parliament and the EU in Times of Crises: Populism, Immigration, and Schengen," featuring Guido Lenzi, Lars Rensmann, Ezter Salgo and Donatella M. Viola.

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.

President Pavoncello Analyzes Italy’s Role in EU for “The Localist”

A leading analyst of Italian politics, Dr. Pavoncello's work has appeared in, among others, the American Political Science Review, the British Journal of Political Science, Asian Studies, and World Affairs.

JCU Community Mourns Passing of Beloved Trustee Marie L. Garibaldi

“Marie was a lady of exquisite intelligence, kindness and compassion. She loved John Cabot University, and her support was an inspiration for all of us. She will be missed by all those who knew her,” said President Pavoncello.

Message from President Franco Pavoncello: Thoughts and Prayers for Paris

The thoughts and prayers of John Cabot University are with the people of Paris, after this new and tragic terrorist attack, which left hundreds of people dead or wounded.

JCU President Franco Pavoncello Takes Part in Festival of Diplomacy Event in Rome

On October 28th at 3:00 pm, John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello will take part in a discussion on "Leadership and Merit in Sustainable Development" organized as part of the Diplomacy Festival.

Guarini Institute Welcomes Dr. James A. Kushlan for Discussion of Environmental Protection in the United States

Dr. Kushlan, a longtime friend and generous benefactor of John Cabot University, is an expert in environmental conservation.

President Franco Pavoncello Analyzes Italian Senate Reform for International Media

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was quoted by various international media organizations on the recent vote to overhaul the Italian Senate.