An Italian Home-coming for Rocco

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Giovanni Rocco in the middle with friends

Giovanni Rocco visits his long-forgotten ancestral home By Caroline Hunt Giovanni (Gio) Rocco was born and raised in an Italian-American neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. He explains his neighborhood as one that most of the residents there were either immigrants or relatives of immigrants from southern Italy. Gio himself is a descendant of Italian on […]


Sunday, January 27th, 2019
Sammy on a walkabout

Sammy Farve gets to grips with the Bolognais By Caroline Hunt As groups of American students arrive in Bologna, Italy every few months for a chance to study abroad, this one is no different. Salvador (Sammy) Farve arrived in Bologna on January 12 from his home in Long Beach, Mississippi to continue his education with […]

Americans Abroad

Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Spring Hill

U.S. Students Participate in Social Justice Internships Around Bologna By Alex Patton At the Spring Hill College Italy Center, students take part in a Social Justice Internship program at various sites around Bologna. The Spring Hill College (SHC) Italy Center, a study abroad program for U.S. students in Bologna, allows students to become involved in […]