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Wells in Florence Staff

Ms Amy Torea
Coordinator-Wells in Florence Program

Wells College
170 Main Street
Aurora, New York 13026

Office: (315) 364-3291
Fax: (315) 364-3257


The team of people working on the Wells College Study Abroad Program in Florence provides you the planning, academic, and cultural expertise to maximize your academic, cultural, and personal growth while abroad.

Dr. Luca Casaglia and Ms. Milva Porfidio are the Resident Directors in Florence and help lead orientation, provide academic assistance throughout the semester, and consult on cultural adjustments while abroad.

These dedicated Resident Directors, who have worked for the Wells Program for many years and are in regular contact with Wells College staff back in the US, will be a major support network to you while you are studying abroad in Italy.

Ms. Amy Torea is Program Coordinator for Wells in Florence. Amy oversees all aspects of application processing and pre-departure preparation. She has been working with the program for over five years and has spent six years living abroad and teaching English as a Second Language.

Have you been to Florence for one of our Study Abroad Programs? Share your experience with us.

Wells in Florence Program is part of the Wells College Office of International Programs, Dr. Amy Staples, Director.

Check out the Florence Curriculum or Apply to the Wells College Study Abroad Program here.

Contact Amy Torea, Wells College Florence Program Coordinator, at or call 315-364-3291 for more information.

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“Studying abroad has given me a newfound appreciation for different cultures and countries. I feel more experienced for my time spent abroad. I know that if I can handle anything a completely different country could throw at me, I can definitely handle anything at home, too. ” —Past Participant