Upcoming Events

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                    14th Annual Italian Studies Golf Classic
  Monday June 22, 2014 - WHITE BEECHES GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

Awards Dinner to follow at THE ESTATE AT FLORENTINE GARDENS
Golf Chair:  Nick Gagliano

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Past Events

May 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
May 4, 2013 - 3:00 pm
Gianni Schicchi - Comic Opera in One Act
Alex Kasser Theater at Montclair State University
Tickets: $15.00
Co-sponsored by Coccia Foundation
Click here for more information
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June 23, 2014
13th Annual Italian Studies Golf Classic
White Beeches Golf & Country Club, Haworth, NJ
Registration/Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Putting Contest 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Scramble - Shotgun Start 9:30 am
Dinner/Open Bar/Italian Dolci - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Golf Awards/Raffle Prizes/Super 50-50
Florentine Gardens, River Vale, NJ
click here for Golf Brochure and Sponsorship Opportunities

Contact Golf Chair: Guy Della Monica
email:
guydellamonica@cocciafoundation.org
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April 5th, 2014
Attention AMICI della Cultura Italiana Students
"One Day in Pompeii" Exhibit
The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA
NJ/NY Students:  Contact Michael Grillo
email: michaelgrillo@cocciafoundation.org
PA Students:  Contact Gino Randazzo
email: ginorandazzo@cocciafoundation.org

April 11, 2014
Una Serata Elegante's 10th Anniversary
Friday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Ravello's - 138 Eagle Rock Avenue, East Hanover, NJ
Contact Deanna Gencarelli for tickets
email:
deegenc@gmail.com

April 19, 2013-Una Serata Elegante
Friday 7:00pm - 11:00pm Ravello's - 138 Eagle Rock Avenue,
East Hanover, NJ Dinner Dance - DJ - Prizez
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June 24, 2013 - Italian Studies Golf Classic
Registration/Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:30 am 8:30 am - 9:00 am - Putting Contest
Scramble Shotgun Start - 9:30 am White Beeches Golf & Country Club,
Haworth, NJ Dinner/Open Bar/Awards Program - Florentine Gardens 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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September 17, 2012 (Rain Date)
White Beeches Golf and Country Club, Haworth, NJ.
Honoree: Nazario "Larry" Paragano

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Sunday Sept. 25, 2011 3:00pm-5:30pm VOICES OF ITALY Alumni Theatre, Caldwell College Co-sponsored with
The Center for Italian and Italian American Culture (click here for more details)
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Coccia Foundation's 10th Annual
Golf Classic and Grand Cocktail Reception
Monday, June 27, 2011
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Feburary 5, 2011 -  Saturday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM -
AMICI della Cultura Italiana
NJ/NY Regional Meeting
~ Alumni/Parents/Guests Welcome ~
Hosted by: Fashion Institute of Technology
27th Street and 7th Avenue, NY, NY
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April 2, 2011 -  Saturday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
AMICI della Cultura Italiana
NJ/NY Regional Meeting
~ Alumni/Parents/Guests Welcome ~
Hosted by: St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkhill
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April 8, 2011 - Una Serata Elegante
Friday - 7:00 PM
Il Villago - 651 Route 17N, Carlstadt, NJ
Semi-Formal Dinner Dance - DJ
Students * Alumni $50.00
Adults $60.00
email: philsergio@cocciafoundation.org
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Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America
Montclair State University

Spring Programs

01.24.11 -- Pane Amaro Film Screening
Introduction by Dr. Teresa Fiore, Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies
Presentation and screening by Director/Producer Gianfranco Norelli,
followed by Q&A session and refreshments
Montclair State University – Dickson Hall – Cohen Lounge
6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

March 2011
Two Events in Honor of Italian Heritage & Culture Month’s Tribute to
Dr. Maria Montessori: An Internationally Renowned Educator and Physician

(1) 03.03.11 -- Bona Sforza: Faith, Freedom, and Feminism
Presentation by Dr. Dorothy Rogers,
Chairperson, Philosophy and Religion, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Montclair State University – Dickson Hall – Cohen Lounge
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served

(2) 03.09.11 – Perspectives on Maria Montessori in the Early Childhood Classroom
Presentation by Graduate Students in Early Childhood and
Elementary Education Montclair State University
Dickson Hall – Cohen Lounge 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served

03.30.11 -- “Italian Language and Culture Day”
Theme: Italian Pop Music
Co-sponsored with ITANJ
Montclair State University – University Hall – 7th Floor Conference Center

04.18.11 – Keynote Address by Dr. Teresa Fiore,
New Inserra Endowed Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies
Open to students and the community
Montclair State University – University Hall – 7th Floor Conference Center
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

04.25.11 -- Italian Scholarships & Awards Ceremony
Montclair State University – Dickson Hall – Cohen Lounge
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

March 2011
Presentations during Women’s History Month related to Italian Heritage &
Culture Month theme: “A Salute to Italian & Italian American Women: A  
Tribute to Dr. Maria Montessori” [Co-sponsored with College of Education
& Human Services & MSU’s Women’s Caucus]
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March 30, 2011
Italian Language and Culture Day
Original skits and presentations by middle and high school level students
Cultural awareness/trivia contests (co-sponsored with ITANJ)
MSU—University Hall Conference Center 8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Saturday- February 5, 2011 - 8:00 PM
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra
Maestro Fernando Raucci
Winter Concert - Richardson Auditorium
Alexander Hall, Princeton University

Saturday - June 4, 2011 - 8:00 PM
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra
Maestro Fernando Raucci
Princeton Sister City Concert
Richardson Auditorium
Alexander Hall, Princeton University