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There are many prominent Italian-Americans in sports. This LibGuide focuses on female Italian-Americans and gives some insight into their achievements.

Italian Heritage Day Program

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH ITALIAN HERITAGE DAY
MONDAY OCTOBER 21, 2013 9 a. m. to 12:30 p.m.
 
ITALIAN AMERICANS IN SPORTS: A CONSTELLATION OF STARS
 
9-9:15 Caffe and Biscotti
NCC College Center Building 252-253
 
9:15-9:25 AM
 
Greetings: Dr. Kenneth Saunders, Acting President Nassau Community College
 
Opening Remarks: Dr. Salvatore J. LaGumina, Director of Center for Italian American Studies
 
                  Session I 9:30 to 10:45 AM
 
                Baseball, Basketball and Beyond
                A.    Prof. John DeSpagna, NCC “New York Yankees Italian American Team”
B.     Prof Michael Pelliccia, NCC. “The Italian American Moment in Boxing”
C.     Prof. Linda Gorman, NCC, "Famous Female Italian-Americans in Sports"
Audience participation
 
 10:45 to 11:00 Break
 
   Session II 11:00-11:30
 
From Football to Golf
A.    Prof. Jack Bilello, Dowling College, “Vince Lombardi and Italian Americans in Football”
B.     Prof. Robert St. Angelo, NCC, From Sarazen to Mediate: Italian American Professional Golfers
 
Session III 11:30-12:15
 
Italian American Athletes: The Fan's Perspectives and Audience Participation
     Profs. Chuck Cutolo and Joseph Muscarella, NCC
 
  
Italian Heritage Day Committee
 
Janet Caruso        Chuck Cutolo
John DeSpagna     Constance Egelman
Linda Gorman     Salvatore LaGumina
Maria Mann         Joseph Muscarella
Filomena Romano
 
Please visit following displays: Library display, 1st floor Library
CCB Building lobby showcases
G Building showcases
 

Subject Guide

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Linda Gorman
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