Catania: Prof. Emilio Giardina, Dean of Economics Faculty and Cus President, Passes Away

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Mourning in the world of culture in Catania: Emilio Giardina has passed away. He was 91 years old and for over two decades he was dean of the Faculty of Economics and Commerce in Catania. He was a professor of Public Finance and president of Cus Catania. He studied public finance and lived in the United States, attending the school of Nobel Prize winner James Buchanan. Giardina was a fencer, a student of Pasquale Timmonieri, who understood the importance of creating an organization for university sports.

Among the first to announce the death, Cus Catania through social media: “With deep sorrow we learn of the passing of Prof. Emilio Giardina, emeritus professor of Public Finance at the University of Catania. In 1947 he was one of the founders of Cus Catania, leading it with dedication and passion. His enlightened leadership and his commitment to promoting sports and human values have left an indelible mark on our community. Cus Catania expresses its heartfelt condolences to his family.”

“An enlightened teacher, an exemplary scholar, a teacher for all of us,” wrote Ida Nicotra. And Giuseppe Pisano added: “I remember him with affection… He was my professor when he was still active… Condolences to the family.” “I am so sad to hear this news and I hope he has no more pain in heaven,” wrote Eve.

Catania: è morto il professore Emilio Giardina, preside della facoltà di Economia e presidente del Cus

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