After discovering that she was suffering from a terminal illness, Silvana Ghiazza, professor of contemporary Italian literature at the University of Bari, decided to leave her legacy to students: before she died, she created a Foundation that finances two annual scholarships, intended for students with financial difficulties. who study oncology or literature. Thus offering a […]
After discovering that he was terminally ill, Silvana Ghiazzaprofessor of contemporary Italian literatureUniversity of Baridecided to leave his inheritance to the students: before he died, he established a Base that finances two bags Of study annually, intended for students with economic difficulties who study oncology or literature. Thus offering support to less advantaged students and promoting academic research of the Apulian Pole. The teacher died in August 2022 for cancer to the pancreas.
Was inaugurated Tuesday in the afternoon, December 12thIn it civic museum from Bari, the Silvana Ghiazza Foundation. They also attended the event rector from the University of Bari Stefano Bronziniwhat has been said “happy that I was called to participate in this gift“. And she added: “It was a gift to meet Silvana Ghiazza, my colleague for many years, but the greatest gift is what she wanted to do for the future. The foundation inaugurated today is the wake up of a kite It started many years ago and deserves our applause for prospect “That’s for the future.”
“Two years ago, during a visit“We found out about this disease,” said Ghiazza’s husband and president of the foundation, Raffaele Russi. “Then we wonder what to do, since we don’t have heirs. “We decided to create this foundation.”
Even the doctor Letizia Laerawho took care of Ghiazza and who is now part of the board of directors of the Foundation, spoke at the opening ceremony describing the teacher’s personality: “Silvana was a volcano of energy and generosity“He said on the sidelines of the event. “She had an infectious force and the trip we took together was therapeutic for her, for me and for all the people who were lucky enough to know her.” And on her social profiles she added: “It was very exciting last night to present the Silvana Ghiazza ETS Foundation. We will not stop promise done to Silvana, with her own stubbornness we will go ahead and make her live again in her own last dream: donate scholarships in the literary field and support research against pancreatic cancer.”