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JCU Student Bebe Vio Wins Gold Medal in Wheelchair Fencing at Tokyo Paralympics

JCU Student Bebe Vio Wins Gold Medal in Wheelchair Fencing at Tokyo Paralympics

JCU Communications major Bebe Vio won a gold medal in the women’s foil individual category B at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on August 28, 2021. It is her second gold after Rio 2016. Bebe beat Chinese fencer Jingjing Zhou 15-9 in the final to defend her Paralympic wheelchair fencing title. 

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

So Fare Films: Professor Jenn Lindsay’s Company Supports Emerging Filmmakers

Co-founded by Communication Professor Jenn Lindsay, So Fare Films is a documentary film production company and film training program in Rome, Italy. Since 2017, this female-founded independent film production company has produced films that have been screened in festivals, conferences, and nonprofits worldwide. 

A Learner’s Mindset: Study Abroad Student Grace Vanderslice

A Learner’s Mindset: Study Abroad Student Grace Vanderslice

Grace Vanderslice is a senior at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth. She studied abroad at JCU in Summer 2021. 

John Cabot University Celebrates the Classes of 2020 and 2021

John Cabot University Celebrates the Classes of 2020 and 2021

On May 17, John Cabot University honored the Classes of 2020 and 2021 in a hybrid Commencement event, which took place in full compliance with the anti-COVID-19 safety protocols established by the Italian government. 

Meet Class of 2021 Valedictorian Giacomo Di Capua

Meet Class of 2021 Valedictorian Giacomo Di Capua

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2021, Giacomo Di Capua.

JCU to Welcome Diplomat Staffan de Mistura as 2021 Commencement Speaker

JCU to Welcome Diplomat Staffan de Mistura as 2021 Commencement Speaker

President Franco Pavoncello is pleased and honored to announce that John Cabot University’s 2021 Commencement speaker will be diplomat  Staffan de Mistura.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2021 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2021 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University’s annual Student Award Ceremony took place virtually on April 14, 2021. The awards honor graduating seniors for their academic and service excellence, acknowledging their exceptional contributions to the JCU community over the course of their student career.

John Cabot University Celebrates 2020 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University Celebrates 2020 Student Award Winners

John Cabot University is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Student Awards, which recognize academic and service excellence among graduating seniors.

Create to Educate: Business Administration Student Lenora Biche

Create to Educate: Business Administration Student Lenora Biche

Lenora Biche (class of 2021) is a Business Administration student from Bamenda, Cameroon. The entrepreneurship classes that Lenora took at JCU inspired her to launch BICHEdesigns, a clothing brand that mixes street fashion with African traditional fabrics.

Institute for Entrepreneurship Announces Winners of the Fall 2020 Elevator Pitch Competition

Institute for Entrepreneurship Announces Winners of the Fall 2020 Elevator Pitch Competition

The John Cabot University Institute for Entrepreneurship announced the winners of the Elevator Pitch Competition on November 16, 2020.

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

Student Artist Giggs Kgole to be Featured in London’s Signature African Art Gallery

JCU Art History student and artist Giggs Kgole has been selected as one of 13 African artists to be featured in the Say My Name exhibition, which will be held from October 27 to November 28, 2020, at the Signature African Art gallery in London.

JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

JCU Continuing Education Students Create Marketing Strategy for ECOX 4D 

One of the most recent achievements of JCU’s Continuing Education students was the proposal of a marketing strategy for the expansion of ECOX 4D, a  company that offers 4D and 5D ultrasounds.

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

Italy Starts 2020 Announces Winners of Best Start-Up Business Plan

JCU held the 4th Edition of the Italy Starts Program, for the first time completely in remote. This program is normally held in-person at JCU, but in true entrepreneurial spirit, the challenges presented by the Covid-19 emergency were met with an innovative response.

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

Exploring Networked Identities: Reflections by Students During Lockdown

During the quarantine, Communications Professor Donatella Della Ratta, who teaches, among other things, a course called ‘Selfies and Beyond: Exploring Networked Identities’ found herself having to rethink the way in which she conducted the class. 

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

New York Times Quotes Alumna Karima 2G on Rome Black Lives Matter Protest

An article in the New York Times, reporting on the peaceful protests taking place this weekend all over the world, featured JCU alumna Karima 2G, one of the organizers of the Rome demonstration.