Nadine Stecklein


Director of Student Life

Nadine grew up in the eastside of Los Angeles, California. She attended Whittier College for her undergraduate degree and she earned a Master’s In Public Administration from Walden University. Nadine was hired as the Director of Strategic Initiatives at WWCC in May 2018. Nadine transitioned to the Director of Student Life in November 2018.  Nadine has worked in the public sector for more than 10 years.  She has a true passion for enhancing the student experience at WWCC. Nadine encourage students to connect their out of classroom experiences with their future career goals.

Vince RuzickaVince Ruzicka

Assistant Director of Student Activities & Engagement

Vince has been a mainstay at Walla Walla Community College for over a decade. In the Fall of 2003, he enrolled as a student and worked in the Warriors Locker (bookstore). Vince continued his education at Eastern Washington University, earning a bachelor’s degree in 2007. Upon graduation, he was hired by WWCC Business Services to run the Information Center. In 2009, Vince shifted over to Student Services, working under TRiO’s Educational Talent Search Grant and also accepted a position as Assistant Volleyball Coach. In 2010 he was hired into his current position as Assistant Director of Student Activities & Engagement.