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Susan Marie Antonelli – ProQuest LLC, 2020
This study examined the collegiate experience of strongly ethnically identified Italian American college students and sought to understand how they made sense of their experiences. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with nine participants who graduated from a Bachelor's degree program in the United States within the last five years.…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Racial Identification, Student Experience, College Students
Galli Tognota, Vittoria – ProQuest LLC, 2017
PROBLEM: Italian-Americans belong to one of the cultural groups that have suffered discrimination throughout the decades since their or their families' immigration to the United States. As early the first half of the twentieth century, Italian-Americans had already suffered discrimination, alienation, and exclusion. Such factors became obstacles…
Descriptors: Success, Higher Education, Italian Americans, Qualitative Research
Nelson, Michael – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Scholarly books with "identity" and "culture" in the title have loomed large on academic publishing lists for several years. Scholarly books with "Sinatra" in the title are a more recent phenomenon. Despite his six-decade career as the Voice (the 1940s), the Chairman of the Board (the 50s and 60s), and Ol' Blue Eyes (the 70s through his death, in…
Descriptors: Singing, Italian Americans, Popular Culture, Reputation
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1896
This is Volume 2 of the Report of the Commissioner of Education for the Year 1894-95, containing Parts II and III. Part II contains the chapters: (1) The Bell and Lancaster System; (2) At What Age do Pupils Withdraw from the Public Schools; (3) Admission to College by Certificate; (4) Technological Instruction in the Land-Grant Colleges; (5)…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Age Differences, Withdrawal (Education), College Admission