venerdì 31 marzo 2017

Accademia Italiana Salerno visited the University of Illinois Chicago

Director of Accademia Italiana, Francesca Romana Memoli with UIC Students 

On Wednesday, March 29th, Francesca Romana Memoli, Director and Founder of Accademia Italiana in Salerno presented a seminar on the treasures of the Campania region in Southern Italy at the University of Illinois  Chicago.

Dr. Memoli led discussions about the history and culture of the charming southern region. The presentation featured captivating videos and photographs of the beautiful sites of Campania: Pompeii, Positano, Salerno, Amalfi, Naples, and Paestum, focusing on Salerno city. Her presentation highlighted the rich history of Salerno, historic monuments in the region, and a typical Italian cuisine. Through language classes and cultural excursions, she explained how studying at Accademia Italiana and living in Salerno would be an ideal place for Study Abroad Programs while living an authentic Italian life.

The presentation ended with a ‘‘how much do you know about Campania?’’ and a 100% scholarship for a two-week Italian course in Salerno was given awarded to the winner, Cristina UIC student of prof. Chiara Fabbian.

Accademia Italiana and Dr. Memoli would like to thank the students of the University of Illinois  Chicago who attended the presentation, as well as all the Italian Studies Department at UIC for hosting the event. A special thank goes to the Head of Italian Department prof. Chiara Fabbian, who promoted this seminar in cooperation with Italian instructor prof. Maria Iusco.

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