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 Join the Italian Club at CUA!


 Here are some of the Italian Club events:



 Christmas PartyCelebrate the Holiday Season eating some tasty panettone while playing tombola!


CUA World Cup – Be a part of the fun as the CUA language clubs come together for their own World Cup Tournament… of course, expect food from every club!


World’s Fest at CUAEnjoy a night of fun with some delicious Italian food, music, games, performances, and much more! 



Quattro Chiacchiere – Join the Italian Language teachers and fellow students at Starbucks once a week to converse in Italian.

Italian Embassy Events Take advantage of being in Washington DC and enjoy the numerous events at Italian Embassy.

Events at the Pryz Visit the Italian Club table to chat with our club members, play some games, and eat some Italian food during the Fall Fiesta, the International Week Global Fest, and the Student Life Fair. 

 Pizza and Dinner Parties Join us during our fabulous dinners and trips to local Italian pizzerias. 

Relay for Life The Italian Club is committed to helping our local community. Join us in raising money to fight cancer during Relay for Life.


Carnevale PartyJoin us for some delicious Italian Carnevale sweets and Italian music!


Italian Club Movie night (Sponsored by the Italian Language Department) – Experience the Italian Cinema with one of our featured films during the semester.


Monthly meetings – Take a break from work and join an Italian Club meeting to give your input on future club events… all suggestions welcome!

For more info, contact our officers:



Laura Dunn


I am a senior Psychology major from Fairfax, Virginia. I am on the Women’s Lacrosse team at CUA. I have been a part of Italian Club since my sophomore year, and now I serve as club President this year. Though I am not in fact Italian, I love Italian studies and truly enjoy learning more about Italian culture.


 Laura Dunn

Vice President:

Shelby Kestler:  


 Shelby Kestler is a Junior Politics Major and Economics Minor from Baltimore, MD. Over the course of her four semesters of Italian, Shelby fell in love with the Italian culture and hopes to help other students to do the same during her time as the Italian Club Vice President.


Shelby Kestler


Nikki Fisher


My name is Nikki Fisher and I’m the treasurer for the Italian club. I am a junior psychology major and Italian minor with an interest in child psychology. I’m from South Jersey but spend my summers in Beach Haven at the Jersey shore. I enjoy painting, traveling, and yoga.


Nikki Fisher

Contact Person:

Kristina Signore:    


 Kristina Signore is a Junior Elementary Education major from Midland Park, New Jersey. Throughout her life, Kristina has been very involved with her Italian heritage. Often visiting her home in Italy, and practicing the language, Kristina has a true passion for Italian culture.



  Kristina Signore