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Senior Alexa Gingerich didn’t let the fear of trying something she’d never done before or the intimidation of fierce competition stop her from pitching her sustainability idea. Good thing she didn’t. The Italian major became one of the finalists for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute’s 21st Annual Innovative Idea Competition.

Amir Issa rapping in front of crowd in Paley Library

Amir Issaa was born and raised in Italy, but because his father was an immigrant, he couldn’t become an Italian citizen until he was 18. As part of his U.S. tour, Issaa performed at Temple University and engaged students about his fight to change Italian citizenship law.

photo of Aurora Kirpa

Learn how Aurora Kripa, CLA ’05, went from a Psychology and Italian major at the College of Liberal Arts to CEO of a nonprofit providing in-home services for the elderly.