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“Faces of Ybor” Web Series Features Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus President Dr. Shawn H. Robinson

TAMPA, Fla. (August 15, 2017) – With a campus scattered among historic brick buildings, entertainment venues, shops and restaurants, Hillsborough Community College (HCC) Ybor Campus shows that there really is more in Ybor.

HCC Ybor Campus President, Dr. Shawn Robinson, who has been in the position for the past 10 years, describes Ybor City as a place that accepts folks that want to make the community better.

“Our student and faculty are very involved in the community. My staff and I are engaged with different boards and chambers,” said Dr. Robinson. “This is really the place that I feel is my home.”

Robinson currently serves as the Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) Chairman and is featured as the next face in the YCDC video web series, Faces of Ybor. The testimonials share inspiring stories from people who thrive in Ybor City. The series includes topics on education, redevelopment, new businesses and much more.

The videos are produced by HCP Associates and filmed by The City of Tampa Television (CTTV). The YCDC will release about a dozen videos. The goal is to promote economic growth in Ybor City.

The series is online at www.yborcityonline.com.

About Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC)

Ybor City Development Corp serves as the community’s liaison for economic development. Our mission is to facilitate the development and redevelopment and economic revitalization.

Ybor City is a historic district in the city of Tampa. Several structures are in the National Register of Historic Places.