Equity and Diversity Initiatives

HCC's Office of Equity and Diversity develops and promotes a host of initiatives for the college and Tampa Bay community.

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Black, Brown & College Bound Summit

The annual BBCB Summit attracts nationally-known speakers to collaborate on the issue of academic and social persistence of African American and Latino men.

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Collegiate 100

The mission of C100 is to enhance educational and economic opportunities through mentoring and community service.

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HOPE Scholars

The HOPE Scholars project focuses on degree completion by improving persistence, retention and transfer rates among African American and Latino male students.

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MLK Day of Service

The MLK Day of Service offers awards to develop and implement a service project that positively impacts the community and honors Dr. King’s legacy.