At a John Felice Rome Center (JFRC) Chicago Alumni Aperitivo reception on October 18, the JFRC announced the largest current commitment in its history: one million dollars from Anthony F. Piazza II (JFRC ’62–’63). This gift will support capital improvements on campus as part of the Insieme comprehensive campaign for the Rome Center, including updating and renovating of common spaces, academic spaces, offices, and student residences.
On Friday, November 22, the John Felice Rome Center will host its 2nd annual student philosophy conference on values and identity. Student presenters will be joined by international philosophers from Sweden, the United Kingdom, and Italy, who will provide key note addresses.
Here you will find a review of the Study Trips which have been successfully completed this semester thus far. Read the following post to discover the great adventures students have experienced!
Emilio Iodice welcoming the class of 2013-2014 to the John Felice Rome Center.
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Prof. Wingenter, SLA Russell Gonzalez and 26 JFRC students ventured to the Tuscan countryside, sampling the best local culinary delights Tuscany has to offer.
Nine JFRC students, Fr. Ted Bohr, S.J., and SLA Russell Gonzalez explored Catalonia while feeding their minds, bodies and souls, thus inaugurating the JFRC's first Spain Ignatian Pilgrimage.
Professor Anne Wingenter and Student Life Assistants Brian Godfrey and Jack Spittle led sixteen students through Serbia and Bosnia during Spring Break; crossing bridges between the ancient and modern prewar and post-war worlds in these Central and Southeastern European countries.
The Spring Break 2013 study trip to Northern Greece and Turkey led 54 JFRC students, Dr. Cavallo, Dr. Evers, Dr. Ioanna Kopsiafti, JFRC alumnus Jim Centner and SLA Gina Crovetti on a Greek-Turkish adventure, following the footsteps of Alexander the Great.
Forty JFRC students, Prof. Alexander Evers and SLA Gina Crovetti traveled to Sicily to explore the ancient crossroads where Greek, Roman, Normanic and Borbonic history and influence shaped the Mediterranean's largest island.