Sign in | Log in


August 19, 2013

Tom Dreesen on behalf of Italian American Studies at Loyola University Chicago

Dominic Candeloro
Standup comedian Tom Dreesen became famous for his appearances on the Tonight Show and his work as the opening act for Frank Sinatra

Standup comedian Tom Dreesen explains the important of preserving Italian American culture with an endowed professorship at Loyola University Chicago.

April 29, 2013

Loyola University Chicago-Casa Italia Partnership: Anatomy of a Dream Project

Dominic Candeloro
Fra Noi May 2013
The Campaign for an endowed chair in Italian American Studies at Loyola University Chicago was launched with a feature article in Fra Noi "Rising to the Challenge." The slogan "Your Past Deserves a Future," says it all.

We hit it off perfectly. There was complete understanding and agreement on the need to preserve and promote Italian American culture AND on the role that Loyola could play. We...

February 22, 2013

Casa Italia and Loyola University Chicago Partner to Preserve Italian American History and Culture

Dominic Candeloro
historian Dominic Candeloro, former Chicago Heights Mayor Angelo Ciambrone, Casa Italia Executive Director Vito D’Ambrosio, attorney and Fra Noi publisher Anthony J. Fornelli, Loyola assistant director of development Abby Leng, Metropolitan Planning Council project manager Marisa Novara, City of Chicago chief technology officer John Tolva, Casa Italia chair and president of Turano Baking Company, Tony Turano, and Senator Renato Turano,null

Loyola University Chicago President and CEO Michael Garazini, SJ, has offered to match community donations to create and endowed professorship of Italian American Studies