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As we begin a new academic year, I encourage you to become familiar with the many educational opportunities offered at CCRI.  Discover new courses, look for new cultural experiences, meet new students and instructors. Above all, wherever you do, do it by giving your very best!

I invite you to discover languages and cultures through the various activities sponsored by our Department of World Languages and Cultures and our Italian Club.


Spring 2024 TBA


The CCRI Italian Club officers wish to express appreciation to all participants who attended cultural events in the past academic years. With graditute to all our supporters.

  • A ZOOM Presentation by Dr. Ed Iannuccilli
    TOPICMemories of Past and Present - Stories of Immigrants 
    "Ricordi, racconti e storie di immigrati"
    Tuesday, April 25, 2023  6:00PM 

  • A ZOOM Presentation by Master Chef Walter Potenza
    TOPIC "Italian Food Through the Ages"
    Thursday, April 29, 2021  4:00PM 

This presentation emphasized the following:

  1. Overview on the development of Italian cuisine from the agricultural beginning to elaborate court's cuisine.
  2. Gastronomic difference between the Northern, Central, and Southern regions, from styles, ingredients, and gastronomic philosophy.
  3. Italian specialty foods and classifications, including the status of DOP and IGP.
  4. Eating in Italy and the meal structure of the daily food consumption and sustainability