Student Advising Assistant/Hendry & Glades Counties Coordinator
A member of Continuing Education since 2008, Rick began as a Graduate Assistant Academic Advisor, primarily helping Edison State College graduates transition to FGCU, while pursuing his own History MA at Florida Gulf Coast University. Since then, he has been named CE's Hendry/Glades Counties Coordinator, and the Coordinator for online Driving Courses, as well as assisting with Charlotte County's Renaissance Academy program when required.
Rick graduated from FGCU with a History BA in May 2008 after attending the university for three years. He enrolled at FGCU in 2005 after serving 28 years in the Untied States Coast Guard. In the Coast Guard, Rick rose to the rank of CWO4 (BOSN) and commanded the Coast Guard Station in Fort Myers Beach, before retiring in 2003.