Tallahassee Community College Appoints Three African Americans to Dean Positions

Tallahassee Community College, in Florida’s capital city, enrolls nearly 12,000 students. African Americans make up 31 percent of the study body.

The college recently announced the promotion of three African Americans to dean positions. All three, are alumni of Florida A&M University.

Donmetrie Clark was appointed dean of communications and humanities. Since 2016, he has served as associate dean of the division. Dean Clark earned a bachelor’s degree in English education and a master’s degree in education with a concentration in literature, composition, and English education from Florida A&M University.

Kalynda Holton was appointed dean of science and mathematics. Holton, who has worked at TCC for more than 14 years, previously served as the associate dean of science and mathematics. Dean Holton holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and a master’s degree in education from Florida A&M University.

Bryan Hooper was appointed dean of behavioral social sciences and education. He has served as associate dean of the division since 2017. Dr. Hooper holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a doctorate in public health from Florida A&M University. He also earned a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling at Florida State University.

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