Visiting Professor and Lecturer of
Italian Language and Literature
448 Agnes Arnold Hall
Phone: (713) 743-3063
Born in Caserta, a big town in the middle of Campania near Naples, Italy, Alda Nicosia graduated at the University of Naples in Foreign Languages and Literatures. She took her Proficiency Diploma at the University of Cambridge in Britain. She earned a certificate of Europass mobility: job Shadowing at INCOMA Institute in Seville (Spain).
She has been teaching English at the High school in Italy since 1983.
She has worked as Interpreter, consultant and teacher for schools and Industries such as Italtel Telematica, Data Form, Sinfor, Consiel and many others.
She has taken part to many exchange programs such as Socrates, Comenius and Erasmus programs, at “ Accademie de Creteil” in Paris ( France), Pieksamaki Vocational School in Finland and Gyogyios High School in Hungary.
She has worked as a tour guide for Viaggi – Avventure nel Mondo (Rome) from 1991 to August 2018, visiting many countries such as North and South America, Canada, Asia, Australia, Oceania, Antarctica and Europe.
Besides working as professor, Prof. Nicosia is currently the Cultural attaché at the Consulate General of Italy in Houston.
- Laurea in Foreign Languages and Literatures
- Proficiency Diploma in English language
- Europepass Certificate
- Certificate of Business English