Nicole has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with a minor in Sociology from Seattle University and a Master of Education from Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ), Ecuador. Nicole spent four years in Ecuador and five years in Spokane, Washington, working in higher education as a student affairs generalist. Nicole began working at Rogue Community College in 2013 and is passionate about helping students succeed. She enjoys serving students in the Rogue Valley, where she grew up. In Nicole’s free time, she enjoys salsa dancing, traveling and experiencing different cultures, cooking, playing games and spending time with family. Nicole is bilingual.