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The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

The Power of Words: Student Janet Kimani

Student Janet Kimani recently published an article called “Racial Trauma: Should it Be Given More Recognition in the Mental Health Sphere?” on The New Global Order.

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Visibility and Representation: Student Micayla Mirabella

Hailing from New Jersey, Micayla Mirabella is a senior majoring in Communications (Class of 2020). She recently won the Albert Walker Fuller Prize in Communication with her piece called Visibility and Support: A Letter.

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

Volunteering in the Heart of the Pandemic: JCU Student and EMT Camilla Santoro

JCU senior Camilla Santoro grew up in Brescia, in Northern Italy, an area that is at the heart of the current Covid-19 pandemic. An International Affairs major with minors in History and Legal Studies, she is currently volunteering as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in her hometown while writing her senior thesis.

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

From JCU to Columbia School of Journalism: Congratulations Eleonora Francica

Senior Eleonora Francica is from Albano Laziale, near Rome. An International Affairs major and Philosophy minor, she is headed to the Columbia School of Journalism, where she was the only Italian admitted to the Master of Science program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Make International the Norm: JCU Student Camila Mosier

Camila Mosier was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. She moved to Rome in 2018 to study International Affairs with a minor in Legal Studies at John Cabot University. 

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Taking the Leap: Student Micah Hinnergardt

Micah Hinnergardt is an International Affairs senior from Pennsylvania. She is one of the recipients of the America Award, granted to her in October 2019.

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

A Career at the Museum: Student Djuna Carlton

Djuna Carlton is an Art History major from New Mexico, who wishes to pursue a career in museums. She received the America Award by the Italy-USA Foundation.

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Catching the Environmental Wave: Communications Student Camilla Palermo

Camilla Palermo is a Communications senior. She was raised in the outskirts of Rome, where her family moved from the United States when she was 5 years old. 

From Rio de Janeiro to Rome: Student Isabela Nepomuceno de Oliveira

From Rio de Janeiro to Rome: Student Isabela Nepomuceno de Oliveira

Isabela Oliveira is a double major in Economics and Finance and Marketing. She is vice president of STAND, and works as an Orientation Team Leader. 

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Sustainable Marketing: Student Virginia Corradini

Born and raised in Rome, Virginia Corradini is a senior Marketing major. She has been working as Marketing Brand Manager with the local brand GRABees.

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Immerse Yourself in Experience: Study Abroad Alumna Megan Heinzinger

Megan Heinzinger studied abroad at JCU in Spring 2014 while attending Marquette University. She recently graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Law.

Embrace Diversity: 2019 Fuller Prize Winner Irene Crestanello

Embrace Diversity: 2019 Fuller Prize Winner Irene Crestanello

Irene Crestanello (Class of 2021) is an International Affairs major from Verona, Italy. Irene is the recipient of the 2019 Albert Walker Fuller Prize for her essay Embrace Diversity.

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.  

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Journalism and the City: Communications Major Rebecca Piattelli

Rebecca Piattelli is a senior Communications major and Business Administration minor from Rome. After spending a semester abroad at the New School in NYC, Rebecca is doing a journalism internship at the Angelicum University in Rome, under the direct supervision of media relations consultant Carmen Luisa Coya. 

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.