New Jersey Italian and Italian American Heritage Commission

Mr. Robert J. DiBiase, Chair
New Jersey Italian and Italian American Heritage Commission
RUTCOR Modular Building, 640 Bartholomew Road, Room 163
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone:1-848-445-4163

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The New Jersey Commission on Italian and Americans of Italian Heritage Cultural and Educational Programs is a body operating under its own by laws, policies and positions consistent with the requirements set forth in -PL 2001, Chapter 343 C.18A4-42 of the New Jersey legislature. It serves the Department of Education and the public at large to provide curricular resource guides, information and other resources to assist in meeting the requirements of the law for the study of the culture, history, contributions and heritage of Italians and Americans of Italian heritage.

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CURRENT EVENTS:

Deputy Consul of Italy in New York, Lucia Pasqualini Consular Correspondent for Italy in Trenton, Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D.Deputy Consul of Italy in New York, Lucia Pasqualini, recently met with Consular Correspondent for Italy in Trenton, Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., at the New York headquarters.  The purpose was to explore strategies to coordinate services and activities to assist the Italian and Italian American communities in central and northern New Jersey which are now within the jurisdiction of the New York consulate General. 
 
For information regarding the services offered, please refer to the New Jersey Italian and Italian American Heritage Commission's attached information for issuance of passports on 14 May.

Consul  General of Italy in Philadelphia, Hon. Andrea Canepari and Hon. Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., Honorary Vice Consul for  Italy in Trenton, Emerita, and Consular CorrespondentCONSULAR ATTENDANCE AT HISTORY OF ITALIAN IMMIGRANT MUSEUM PROGRAM

The Filitalia International and Foundation recently presented a special program and showing for the opening of the "History of Italian Immigration Museum," in the Pyramid club of the Mellon Building, in Philadelphia, PA. In attendance were the Consul General of Italy in Philadelphia, Hon. Andrea Canepari, who gave welcoming remarks, and Hon. Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., Honorary Vice Consul for Italy in Trenton, Emerita, and Consular Correspondent.

 

 

 

2013 Annual Columbus Day Commemoration
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Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D, works with volunteers including Grand Knight Kenneth Rhodes and Knight Paul Donini from the Knights of Columbus Council #355, to clean up Columbus Park in preparation for the Columbus Day Ceremony. The folk group, 'Lo Zampognaro. Lagaro' from Pomarolo, Trento, Trentino Alto Adige, performs outside of Immaculate Conception Church of Our Lady of the Angles Parish. 'Lo Zampognaro. Lagaro', along with representatives from the Mercer County Hispanic Association (MECHA), and the Haitian Ministry of Our Lady of Sorrows-Saint Anthony, and other guests.

Presentation of "The Universality of Italian Heritage" at Georgetown University
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Cav. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., prepares to enter Georgetown University to present 'The Universality of Italian Heritage'. Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., presenting the NJIIAHC Curriculum to Graduate Students from Georgetown University.

2013 Congress: Italian Achievements in Science, Medicine and Technology
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Cav. Commissioner Frank Gargione, Italy in Space NJIIAHC Commissioners with Dr. Fabrizio Michelassai, M.D., F.A.C.S. Mr. Pablo Mosteiro, grad. student from Princeton, Gran Sasso
Cav. Dr. Mary Ann Re of Coccia Institute, presents the Cali School of Music Hon. Clelia Di Rienzo, opening remarks Cav. Chair Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D., opening remarks
Dr. Eileen Poiani of St. Peter's University, presents on Techno Music Commissioner Prof. Pietro Frassica of Princeton University presents on Rita Levi-Montalcini Keynote speaker Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi, M.D., F.A.C.S.  with Cav. Chair Gilda Rorro Baldassari, Ed.D.

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