BIO

Dr. Brenda Simmons-Hutchins

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Retired from Florida State College at Jacksonville after a 37-year association with the institution as a student, faculty member, and administrator. She holds  Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in English. For thirty years, Dr. Simmons-Hutchins matched her interest in research and writing to her desire to educate her community on the accomplishments of African American citizens through the development, publishing and distribution of the 

Jacksonville Black History Calendar.