On behalf of all of us at SUNY Broome Community College, welcome. Whether you are just beginning your higher educational experience or you are returning to college to attain new skills, here at SUNY Broome you will find faculty and staff committed to making your educational experience a rewarding one. Welcome also to the SUNY Broome website where you will find answers to many of your questions about SUNY Broome Community College.
For over seventy-five years, SUNY Broome Community College has been supporting the ever-changing educational needs of students from this region, as well as from across New York State and around the world. Here you can choose from a broad array of educational programming designed to prepare you for success as you transfer to a baccalaureate college or university, or enter the workforce. SUNY Broome has been ranked number one amongst SUNY’s community colleges for retention of students who continue their education at the baccalaureate level. I’m confident that you too will share in the pride that so many in the college community feel about SUNY Broome’s focus on teaching and learning excellence and innovation including the College’s affiliation with many baccalaureate colleges and companies in the area who have benefited from our over 55,000 graduates.
Dr. Tony D. Hawkins
Dr. Tony D. Hawkins Biography
Dr. Tony D. Hawkins became the eighth president of SUNY Broome Community College in July of 2023.
Tony D. Hawkins, Ph.D. proudly served for eight years as the Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Continuing Education, and Workforce Development at Frederick Community College in Maryland. Prior to assuming this assignment, he was the collegewide dean of humanities at Montgomery College (MD) with oversight of a division that included course offerings in history, political science, world languages, philosophy, American Sign Language, women’s and gender studies, and two learning centers. He has performed other administrative assignments as a campus dean of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus of Montgomery College and associate dean of English and Humanities at Hudson County Community College in Jersey City, NJ. Dr. Hawkins held the faculty rank of Associate Professor of Speech Communication and Theater at Prince George’s Community College (MD), teaching courses in human communication, theater, and radio, television, and film production.
Dr. Hawkins earned his bachelor’s degree from Towson State University, master’s from University of Georgia, Certificate of Advanced Study from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, and Ph.D. in educational leadership from New York University.
Dr. Hawkins has implemented academic master plans, strategic plans, innovative curricular (guided) pathways and umbrella majors, numerous policies and procedures, and high-school-based dual enrollment and campus-based early/middle college programs in Frederick County and Jersey City. He is also a certified workshop leader in Facilitative Leadership by Interactive Associates.
Tony served on the boards of the BlackRock Center for the Arts and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, and has chaired the Maryland Council of Community College Chief Academic Officers (M4CAOs). He is a recipient of the 1999 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award from the American Association for Higher Education and the 2013 On Their Shoulders We Stand Award from Montgomery College. And finally, he is a proud member of the Actors’ Equity Association with numerous theatrical productions to his credit.