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Bio for Dr. Shawn H. Robinson,

Hillsborough Community College Ybor City Campus President

Dr. Robinson has served as the Ybor City Campus President of Hillsborough Community College since September 2007.  Prior to joining Hillsborough Community College, he served as a mathematics professor, Library Director, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Advisor, Academic Assistant to the Provost, and Dean of Social Sciences and Physical Education at Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida over a fifteen-year period.  He actively promotes open communication about key issues that impact the functioning of the college/campus from teaching methodologies and the use of learning technologies to procedure and policy changes that enhance student learning and collaborative campus governance.  Dr. Robinson leads the Ybor City Campus through trust, relationship building, support, accountability, and leadership-by-example in a safe and supportive environment.

As a representative of Hillsborough Community College in the Tampa and Ybor City communities, Dr. Robinson is currently serving as a board member of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce (Secretary), the Ybor City Development Corporation (past Chair), the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (Vice Chair), and the Tampa/Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission. Additionally, Dr. Robinson is a member of the Tampa Kiwanis Club Foundation Board of Directors, and the Kiwanis Club of Tampa Board of Directors (President-Elect). He remains active with his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, by serving on the UCF Florida Iota Chapter Housing Corporation Board as its Secretary.

Previously, he served on the Florida A & M University College of Law Board of Visitors, the  Tampa Historic Streetcar, Hillsborough Kids, and NextGen Alliance boards as well as on the City of Tampa Cultural Assets Taskforce. He was also a co-advisor for the Ybor City Campus Chess Club.


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, the SCIFI Channel, spending time with his family, and riding motorcycles.

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