President Franco Pavoncello News

JCU Board of Trustees Renews President Franco Pavoncello’s Mandate

JCU Board of Trustees Renews President Franco Pavoncello’s Mandate

John Cabot University is pleased to announce that its Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to renew Dr. Franco Pavoncello's mandate as President for the next three years, until June of 2016.

Important Message from John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello

Important Message from John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello

While this event has shocked all of us, John Cabot University has a strong and united community where students, faculty, and staff are supportive of each other.

President Franco Pavoncello Quoted in International Media on Election

President Franco Pavoncello Quoted in International Media on Election

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello was recently interviewed by Bloomberg Businessweek Television on the recent regional vote in Sicily and the outlook for Prime Minister Mario Monti's government.

President Franco Pavoncello Attends NIAF Awards Gala

President Franco Pavoncello Attends NIAF Awards Gala

The NIAF award was assigned to the Accademia, located right next door to John Cabot University, for its scientific and cultural activity and for its work promoting Italian culture in the world.

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Italian Daily “l’Opinione”

President Franco Pavoncello Interviewed by Italian Daily “l’Opinione”

President Pavoncello, discusses, among other things, the merits of the American university system and how the concept of liberal arts education is making strides in Italy and the rest of the world.

President Franco Pavoncello Attends “Panta Rei Lab” Debate

President Franco Pavoncello Attends “Panta Rei Lab” Debate

On July 17th, JCU President Franco Pavoncello attended the first in a series of cultural meetings and discussions titled "Panta Rei Lab," held in Rome's Palazzo Braschi, which includes John Cabot University among its sponsors.

President Pavoncello Elected “Friend for Special Merits” of Italy’s National Academy of Sciences

President Pavoncello Elected “Friend for Special Merits” of Italy’s National Academy of Sciences

The title of "Friend for Special Merits" is bestowed upon individuals who have made an important contribution to the Academy or the Association. President Pavoncello was recognized for his special role in establishing closer relationships between the Academy and the Italian-American community.

President Pavoncello Quoted in Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal

President Pavoncello Quoted in Time Magazine and Wall Street Journal

President Pavoncello was recently quoted in Time Magazine in a feature on Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti's difficult position.

President Pavoncello Featured in Wall Street Journal Article on Euro-Zone Crisis

President Pavoncello Featured in Wall Street Journal Article on Euro-Zone Crisis

JCU President Franco Pavoncello was recently featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about the euro-zone debt crisis, and more specifically the tension between Germany and Mediterranean countries such as Spain, Italy and France over proposed rescue plans.

Annual Baccalaureate Aperitivo Honors Professor of the Year Mary Merva

Annual Baccalaureate Aperitivo Honors Professor of the Year Mary Merva

On Sunday May 13th, the Guarini Campus's beautiful Lemon Tree Courtyard played host to the Third Annual Baccalaureate Aperitivo, an occasion in which John Cabot University graduates and their families meet with faculty and members of the community prior to the Commencement Ceremony.

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

Italian Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant’Agata Awarded Honorary Degree

John Cabot University was pleased to award an honorary degree to Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata in a special convocation on May 15, 2012.

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

40th Anniversary’s Commencement Largest in JCU History

On May 14th, John Cabot University held the 40th Commencement exercises in its history, celebrating the Class of 2012 at the wonderful Villa Aurelia, home of the American Academy in Rome and located on the city's Janiculum Hill, overlooking Rome's historic center and the Trastevere neighborhood.

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

2012 JCU Student Award Winners Announced!

John Cabot University held its annual student award ceremony on April 12th, on Guarini Campus's beautiful Secchia Terrace. President Franco Pavoncello and Dean Mary Merva praised this year's group of winners, not just for their impressive academic achievements, but also for the many ways in which they have contributed to the growth of John Cabot University.

John Cabot Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Delights Crowds

John Cabot Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert Delights Crowds

A magical musical night was held in celebration of the 40th anniversary of John Cabot University on Friday, March 30th. The John Cabot Chamber Orchestra, led by director and violin soloist Lorenzo Colitto, filled the Renaissance halls of the Palazzo della Cancelleria, historically known as one of the centers of musical life in Rome.

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship Welcomes RE/MAX Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia

In a packed Aula Magna Regina, John Cabot University welcomed RE/MAX Italia Chairman and CEO Dario Castiglia for a lecture sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Institute and titled "RE/MAX: A Successful Business Model."