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Alumni Spotlight: FCE Graduate Named Dean of Elizabeth Campus at Union County College

Dr. Lester Sandres Rápalo

Lester Sandres Rápalo, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been appointed Dean of Elizabeth Campus at Union County College.

His previous appointments include Dean of the Social Sciences, Business and History Division at Union County College in 2015, and Interim Dean of Elizabeth Campus.

Rápalo was born in Honduras. He obtained the Master of Arts in Literature and Linguistics and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a Master of Business Administration from the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. Rápalo earned his doctorate of Education at the Fischler College of Education in 2013