DANNY HOEY NAMED IRSC ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR
OF MINORITY AFFAIRS
Dr. Danny M. Hoey, Jr., has been named Administrative Director of Minority Affairs at Indian River State College. Hoey will develop culturally diverse offerings for students and employees to promote the educational advancement of minority students, in addition to overseeing the Upward Bound and Student Support Services Programs.
“Danny brings extensive experience in institutional equity and diversity to his new position, with a strong track record in student recruitment, retention and completion,” said Dr. Anthony Iacono, IRSC Vice President of Academic Affairs. “He will play an important role in the College’s continued emphasis on cultural diversity and enrichment.”
A Fort Pierce resident, Hoey joined IRSC in 2011 as an Assistant Professor of English. He most recently served as the English Department Chair in addition to his professorship. His prior experience includes assisting the Division of Institutional Equity and Diversity at the University of North Texas, project coordination for diversity and cultural competency at RAMA Consulting Group, academic advising at Columbus State Community College, and coordinating collegiate services for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion Young Scholars Program at The Ohio State University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree and a Master of Arts degree in English and Creative Writing, along with a Master of Arts degree in Africana Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He actively participates in the Association of Writers & Writing Programs, the Modern Language Association and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.