Columbia College Region 3 Director Alan Hilliard recently announced the hiring of David Opdycke as location director at Columbia College-NAS Jacksonville. Opdycke is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the location, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment.
Opdycke has worked as a member of the Columbia College staff since 2011, starting as the campus admissions manager at Columbia College-Jacksonville. He was then promoted to the position of assistant director at the Columbia College-NAS Jacksonville location in 2014. Prior to working at Columbia College, he was associate director of Admissions at Flagler College from 2001-2009. Opdycke served in the U.S. Marine Corps for seven years and holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Jacksonville University and a master’s degree in history from the University of North Florida.