STCOC Membership Luncheon | Dr. Ken Atwater, HCC President
Join the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce each month for our membership luncheon. Meet our new members, network with business professionals, get an update on Chamber business and enjoy a featured guest speaker(s).
Thank You Sponsors:
Connie Gage, Smith & Associates Real Estate
Suncoast Credit Union
Thank you to our event partners PamElla Lee Photography
Dr. Atwater | HCC President
Dr. Ken Atwater became the seventh president of Hillsborough Community College (HCC) on July 1, 2010. Founded in 1968, HCC is currently the fifth largest community college in Florida?s State College System, serving more than 42,000 students each year at its five campuses and three centers. HCC offers more than 200 academic programs, including 35 associate in arts degree pathways and almost 160 workforce programs, has an annual budget of over $180 million and employs more than 2,500. Over 84 percent of HCC graduates stay in the local community, and together, HCC and its former students contribute more than $1.3 billion in added income and economic impact to Hillsborough County.
Dr. Atwater is the Chair of the Foundation of the Tampa-Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), Jameis Winston Dream Forever Foundation and ZooTampa at Lowry Park. He also served as the Co-Chair of the Hillsborough County Economic Recovery Task Force's Re-Employment Work Group and the American Association of Community College's Apprenticeship Task Force.
Dr. Atwater earned his Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University, and Master and Bachelor of Science degrees from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.
Date and Time
Wednesday Sep 20, 2023 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
11:30am Registration & Open Networking
12:00-12:30pm Lunch & Announcements
12:30-1:15pm Featured Speaker
The Centre Club
123 S Westshore Blvd., 8th Floor
(Corner of Westshore & Kennedy Blvd.)
Complimentary parking is available in the parking garage located behind the Urban Centre. Take the East elevator to the 8th floor to access the Centre Club.
Complimentary for Corporate & Chairmans Club Level Members with pre-registration
South Tampa Chamber Members @ $45.00
Guests & Potential Members @ $55.00
Reserved Table of 8 @ $400.00
Table Top Sponsor - SOLD OUT
Includes (2) ticket to the event, display table at event, opportunity to put promotional materials at each place setting, your logo on event website, your company name on email invitation, recognition at event and on social media and "Minute at the Mic". Contact email@example.com.
*There is a 72 business-hour cancelation policy for this event. No refunds will be given for cancelations made after Friday before event date. *Corporate Level members who reserve a seat must cancel your reservation within 48 business hours of the event or you will be charged a no-show fee of the cost of the meal that was ordered for you.
*Sponsorships must be paid in advance and are non-refundable.