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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 Novermber 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

John Cabot University held the 4th Edition of Italy Starts, a Peer-to-Peer Entrepreneurship Mentoring 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

When the Italian government issued an order for the entire country to go under a strict lockdown on March 9, 2020, in an attempt to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, people had to get creative to get on with their personal and professional lives. 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.

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

Meet Class of 2020 Valedictorian Jacopo Olmo Antinori

John Cabot University’s Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs Mary Merva is pleased to announce the Valedictorian for the Class of 2020, Jacopo Olmo Antinori.

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

John Cabot University Celebrates the Class of 2020

Congratulations to John Cabot University's Class of 2020! Watch the video messages of JCU President Franco Pavoncello and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Sal Salibello congratulating the graduates.

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

REGENERATION Expanded Cinema Student Exhibit: May 8

The students of Expanded Cinema have explored approaches to listening, observing, and recording through audiovisual projects that intermix documentary, fiction, and abstract modes of filmmaking. In response to the current pandemic, these final student videos investigate the idea of Regeneration during a time of quarantine through their understanding of expanded cinema.

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

JCU Hosts First Online Elevator Pitch Competition

The Institute for Entrepreneurship hosted its very first online Elevator Pitch Competition. An Elevator Pitch is a quick way of communicating the fundamental elements of a project, a business idea, a social cause, or even one’s professional qualifications and capturing the person listening to prompt him/her to action.

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

A Hand to the Needy: JCU’s STAND Volunteers at Casa Del Papà

On February 28, 2020, members of John Cabot University’s chapter of STAND, and other Community Service volunteers, dedicated their time to building furniture for the Casa Del Papà, a structure that hosts fathers whose children are hospitalized at the Bambino Gesù Hospital, in Rome.

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

“Corti a Roma”: Student Sandro Turchioe Organizes Short Film Festival

JCU student Sandro Turchioe (Class of 2020) is organizing a short film festival in Rome on March 20 at Apollo 11 theater.

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

John Cabot University Student Media Showcase 2019

JCU’s Department of Communications and Digital Media Lab present the third annual Student Media Showcase, which will take place on October 3, 2019.

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Promoting Innovation in Film: Five JCU Students Participate in Prix Italia Festival

Five JCU students and alumni will participate in the prestigious Prix Italia Festival held in Rome from September 23-28, 2019.

Congratulations to Student Bebe Vio on 3rd Paralympic World Championship Fencing Title

Congratulations to Student Bebe Vio on 3rd Paralympic World Championship Fencing Title

Our best congratulations to JCU student Beatrice Vio who just won her 3rd World Championship Title in the foil event. Vio won the gold medal in the foil event at the Paralympic World Championships in Cheongju, South Korea. This is Vio’s third world title after those won in Eger, Hungary, in 2015 and in Rome in 2017.