ABOUT US

Sicily Center

Scie Center was founded by a group of colleagues and friends who worked first at MCAS, and later for Arcadia University.

From the beginning their intent was to continue with determination their work done with excellence for about 15 years in the field of Study Abroad.
Their experience and professionalism has led them to work not only with American universities, colleges and schools, but also with European ones.

Their dedication to their work has made them unique in designing and implementing academic and non-academic programs for any type of need. Their passion and complete dedication to their work means that the students feel welcome and supported 24 hours a day, confident that any problem will be addressed and solved by an efficient and professional staff.

Scie Center excels in organizing and creating Programs for any type of market.

FRANCA LUPO

Director

Was born in Orvieto, Italy. She studied literature at the University of Catania and is fluent in English. Franca Worked as lecturer at The University of Ontario, Canada and as Guest Assistant at Enfap in Siracusa before Joining Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences as Student Service coordinator for LINGUAVIVA programs in 2005, organising extra-curricular and cultural activities for students, and building links into the community through the volunteer work program, then as office administrator at MCAS working with API and SAI two study Abroad agencies in the USAFrom 2011/2015 she Held the position of Office manager at Arcadia University in Siracusa. She has been involved with study abroad programs for more than 15 years in Syracuse.

A message from the Scie Center Director

When you come to Syracuse, open your heart and mind, and immerse yourself in
the Mediterranean culture thinking that it is not better or worse than yours, but
only different.
Only in this way will you succeed in being citizens of the world.

ALBERTO CORBINO

ALBERTO CORBINO

Researcher

 

GIOVANNI STURIALE

GIOVANNI STURIALE

Volcanologist

 

PAOLA MORONI

PAOLA MORONI

Professor of Italian

 

PAOLO LORETO

PAOLO LORETO

Business Consultant