Specialty programs have an on-site Resident Director (RD) who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and overall operations of the program, including securing appropriate student housing, hiring top-level faculty, organizing field trips and optional tours, and overseeing your general well-being.
Carlotta, Simona, and Mirco
The Reggio Emilia RD is Simona Lai. Simona has degrees in Foreign Languages for Linguistic and Cultural Mediation, a Master’s degree in Foreign Language for International Communication, and advanced graduate certification in Foreign Language Teaching.
The RD, assisted by Program Assistants Carlotta Bosi and Mirco Bonacini, meet the group flight at the airport, provide on-site oreintation, oversee your academic affairs, organize activities and provide valuable assistance and resources.