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Dr. Robinson has served as the Ybor City Campus President of Hillsborough Community College since September 2007.  Prior to joining the College he served as a mathematics professor, Library Director, Academic Assistant to the Provost, and Dean of Social Sciences and Physical Education at Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida.  Dr. Robinson leads the Ybor City Campus through shared governance, trust, relationship building, accountability, collaboration, and an entrepreneurial spirit focused on student learning, student empowerment, and student engagement in a safe and supportive professional environment. In the Ybor City community, he has worked to promote collaboration between and amongst the various groups within the Historic District for the betterment of those who live, work, and play here. In the greater Tampa community, Dr. Robinson is an advocate for children, the arts, economic development, and civic engagement.

As a representative of Hillsborough Community College in the Ybor City community, Dr. Robinson is currently serving as a board member of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce, the Ybor City Development Corporation (current Chair), the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County, Tampa Historic Streetcar, Inc., and the Tampa/Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission. Additionally, Dr. Robinson is a member of the Florida A & M University College of Law Board of Visitors and the Tampa Kiwanis Club (current Vice President). Previously, he served on the Boards of Directors for Hillsborough Kids, the Kiwanis Club of Tampa, the Tampa Kiwanis Club Foundation (past President), and NextGen Alliance. He was also a citizen appointee to the City of Tampa Cultural Assets Taskforce and co-advisor to the Ybor City Campus Chess Club. He has received the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society's Distinguished President's Award and Florida A&M University's College of Law's Alumnus of the Year Award. Additionally, he has served on numerous SACS Accreditation and Reaffirmation visiting teams.

 Shawn Robinson

Dr. Shawn H. Robinson,
Ybor City Campus President

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Dr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education, a Master of Education degree in Mathematics Education and a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida.  He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Florida A & M University College of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar.

In his free time, he enjoys golf, chess, Xbox, all things Star Wars and Star Trek, spending time with his family, and riding motorcycles.

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