Student Life News

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Exporting Beauty:” Four JCU Representatives at First Italian Export Forum

“Esportiamo bellezza” or “Exporting beauty” was the motto of the Italian Export Forum (IEF), which took place in Piano di Sorrento, near Naples, on June 14 and 15. IEF is the first forum dedicated to supporting initiatives aimed at promoting the export of Italian products in the world.

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

Leading Imperfectly: John Cabot University Welcomes James Robilotta

John Cabot University had the honor of welcoming author, professional speaker, personal coach, emcee, and entrepreneur James Robilotta on June 11 as a guest of the Office of Community Service, Religious Life and Multiculturalism.

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“Games Without Barriers:” JCU Gladiators Support Italian Paralympic Sports

“We are all strangely normal” was the theme of “Games Without Barriers,” a fundraising event that saw the participation of a delegation of JCU Gladiator athletes in Rome’s Stadio dei Marmi stadium on June 12.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2019 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University students, faculty, and staff gathered on the Secchia Terrace for the annual Student Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

John Cabot University Sponsors Consent Week: April 15-18

John Cabot University Sponsors Consent Week: April 15-18

This year, John Cabot University is proud to participate for the first time in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), which started 18 years ago in the United States. Each year has a dedicated theme for the month. This year’s theme is “I ASK”, and in keeping with this theme, [...]

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

JCU Volunteers Participate in Retake Roma Cleanup

A delegation of volunteers from John Cabot University participated in Retake Roma’s  #Bellaroma project on Sunday, March 31. Retake Roma is a Roman non-profit grassroots movement committed to raising awareness and care for cultural heritage while respecting the environment.

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Entrepreneurship with a Social Cause: International Business Student Peter Ogden

Peter Ogden is an International Business student from Spokane, Washington. As part of Enactus (an international nonprofit organization dedicated to young entrepreneurs), Peter and his team travelled to Silicon Valley for the Enactus World Cup. An active member of the JCU community, Peter plans to dedicate himself to business, oriented towards social causes.  

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

Wonder, The Most Human Emotion: History Major Alice Costantino

JCU History major Alice Costantino talks about the Queer Alliance Club at JCU, her time in Copenhagen, and her plans for the future.

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

Running the Show: Communications Major Giulia Villanucci

A Communications major at JCU, Giulia talks about her passion for video making, her position as Team Leader during Orientation, and where she sees herself in the future.

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Embracing A Worldly View: English Literature Senior Giorgio Millesimi

Giorgio Millesimi, an English Literature senior, tells us about his JCU experience, his views on the importance of studying literature today, and what he plans to do in the future.

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

Youth and Sustainable Development: JCU Welcomes AIESEC

What is the role of youth in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development? In order to answer this question, the JCU Service Learning Team welcomed two representatives of AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-run organization, on November 15, 2018.

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

English Language and Literature Department Hosts Student Reading

John Cabot University’s English Literature Department organized a Student Reading on November 19, 2018. Ten students from various academic departments stood up and read creative writing pieces they produced. The works included fiction, non-fiction and poems, read in English and also Italian.

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

From One Conference to the Next: Double Major Isha Mandal

Polital Science and International Business major Isha Mandal is a degree-seeking student from Kathmandu, Nepal. She actively participates in STAND, the Literature club, and is also an RA. Passionate about gender studies, law, and poetry, Isha has represented JCU in numerous conferences around Europe.  

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

Dr. Bin Liu from UN Food and Agriculture Organization on Food Loss and Waste

John Cabot University hosted FAO food scientist Dr. Bin Liu for a lecture on domestic and international food waste and loss management. The event was sponsored by the Universities Fighting World Hunger Club with the help of Professor Margaret Kneller.

The Talented Ms. Perez: Study Abroad Student Veronica Perez

The Talented Ms. Perez: Study Abroad Student Veronica Perez

Study abroad student Veronica Perez talks about her experience at JCU, life in Rome, and why she chose Italy as her study abroad destination.