|Bryan Reece, Ph.D.
President, Norco CollegeBio
“If we can help students have a good and successful experience, we can change a whole family, for generations.” – Bryan Reece
Bryan Reece began his presidency in January of 2017, and since then has secured $13.8 million from a variety of state, federal, and private sources. Reece spearhead the expansion of the Veterans Resource Center and was instrumental in securing a new Child Care Center and Workforce Center. He created the Prison Partnership Next Phase program and established Dual Enrollment agreements with high schools in Alvord and Corona-Norco Unified School districts. He led a successful college-wide reorganization – the first one since the College opened its doors in March of 1991.
Reece has over 28 years of community college experience, including 19 years of teaching experience. He began his career as a full-time faculty member at Cerritos College, followed by a range of administrator positions at Cerritos and Crafton Hills College. Prior to his presidency at Norco College, he was vice president of Instruction, held two dean positions, and served as the Academic Senate president.
Reece earned his bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Southern California, and is an awarded professor and a published author. He resides in Murrieta with his wife, Kathi, and has three grown daughters.