Dr. Nicholas Spezza is a new dean of instruction at Front Range Community College. He will oversee the Business, Integrated Technology, and College Now departments at the Larimer Campus.
Most recently, Spezza was dean of academic and student affairs at the Homestead Campus of Miami Dade College in Florida, one of nine campuses of the largest higher education institution in the nation.
He has more than 15 years of experience in faculty and academic leadership roles at community colleges and four-year universities. He also was the owner of an English language school in Tokyo, Japan.
Spezza earned a bachelor of science in biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, an executive master of business administration from the University of New Mexico, and a doctor of management from CASE Western Reserve University.
About Front Range Community College
FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online. FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System.
About the Colorado Community College System
The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is the state’s largest system of higher education, serving more than 144,000 students annually at 13 colleges and 39 locations across Colorado. Our open access mission ensures all Coloradans who aspire to enrich their lives have access to quality higher education opportunities. CCCS students save time and money with affordable tuition and fees, concurrent enrollment, and guaranteed transfer to any public university in Colorado. Online courses are available via Colorado Community Colleges Online. CCCS also oversees career and technical programs in our 13 colleges, more than 160 school districts, and six other post-secondary institutions. By partnering with business and industry, CCCS helps employers meet workforce needs and prepares students for direct entry to their chosen career pathway. The vast majority of our students are Colorado residents and, after graduation, 97 percent of our students stay in state, becoming the workforce that powers the Colorado economy and the heart of our neighborhoods, businesses, and communities.