Hometown: Paternò, Sicily, Italy
Education: Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with minors in History and Economics, John Cabot University and the University of Wales (1st class Honors degree); Master of Science in Project Management with distinction, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking – Recreating Sicilian cuisine in Florida; traveling; thrift shopping for hidden treasures; Cross-stitch/needlepoint; Reading classic novels
Best Part of the Job: "Getting to know my students and their goals – I’m here to guide you along and help you fulfill your dreams. Think of me as Virgil from Dante’s Inferno – I’m guiding you through trials and am next to you each step of the way to get you to Paradise – graduation!"
Sofia joins us with a background in higher education as well as with direct experience with Embry-Riddle graduate coursework. Sofia is optimistic, caring, and always has her student’s best interest in mind. With Sofia as your dedicated advisor, you are in excellent hands.
Be there — I will remain your dedicated advisor throughout your entire degree program. I will be there with you from start to finish!
Plan — I will develop a personalized degree map that will help you stay on track to complete your degree on time within a schedule that works for you.
Navigate — I will help you understand how to get started with ERAU, what is needed to complete your degree, how to register for courses, and more!
Connect — I will stay connected and in touch with you throughout your entire degree to help with anything you might need along the way.
Guide — I will provide guidance on degree curricula, prerequisites, university procedures/policies, transfer credit, and graduation requirements.
Support — I care about your success and will do all I can to assist you every step of the way!