Black, Brown and College Bound Summit

Mark Your Calendars!

March 1–4, 2023 Tampa Convention Center

In 2006, Hillsborough Community College held the first annual Black, Brown & College Bound Summit in Tampa, Florida. 2023 will mark our 16th year of bringing speakers, educators, students and the community together to address the national problem of a lack of student success. We hope to see you there!

BBCB 2022 Photo Albums

BBCB 2022 - Day 1

Photos from the Opening Plenary Speaker Julián Castro, Special Student Session with Dr. Ponjuan and the Barbershop Talk.

BBCB 2022 - Day 2

Photos from the Presidents' Panel, Dr. Carley Signature Luncheon with Keynote Emmitt Smith & Student Networking Dinner with Ed "Too Tall" Jones.

BBCB 2022 - Day 3

Photos from the Student Panel and Closing Plenary with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

2022 VIP Reception

Photos from the VIP Reception with Keynote Speaker Emmitt Smith.

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Corporate and Community Sponsors

Thank you to our corporate and community sponsors who provide the support and resources for BBCB 2022. 

Co-Sponsoring Institutions

Please visit our co-sponsoring institutions who are committed to improving the lives of Black and Latino males through higher education.

Summit Details

2022 Summit Schedule

The 2022 Summit offered exciting speakers, warm receptions, enlightening breakout sessions and valuable networking opportunities.  


2022 Speakers

Every year, the BBCB Summit attracts some of the most influential national speakers and scholars to address the barriers that affect persistence and completion among minority males.  Check out this year's speakers!