President’s Welcome

President Fred Hawkins

President Fred Hawkins

It is an honor to lead an institution whose main focus is advancing the lives of so many. South Florida State College supports the communities, businesses, and organizations of DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties with its over 70 academic and workforce programs. Our four campus locations are efficiently located within your communities and online, meeting you where you are and helping you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Our faculty offer quality instruction, our staff provides personal attention, and our administration is constantly working to develop the ideal programs and services for our current and future students. Small class sizes and intensive advising ensure that our students receive the training and assistance they need to thrive in a collegiate environment.

South Florida State College continues to provide the region with graduates who are prepared for lucrative careers. Our thousands of alumni are proof that we are fueling the workforce of Florida.

Create a relationship with South Florida State College and let us put you on the path to success.


With appreciation,

Fred Hawkins