Anthony Hancock, Ph.D.
Pierpont Community & Technical College
Dr. Anthony Hancock has been in higher education for the past 19 plus years. His career started in San Antonio with Alamo Colleges as a Job Development Specialist, Coordinator and Director of Tech Prep, and a Program Manager with St. Philip’s College, Department of Continuing Education and Workforce Development. Formerly the Dean of the Consumer Arts & Sciences Center of Excellence for Houston Community College, he was appointed Vice Chancellor of the West Virginia Community & Technical College Education System in May 2019. In 2021, he was appointed interim president of Pierpont Community & Technical College.
Dr. Hancock has an earned Associates of Applied Science, (AAS) in Public Administration from San Antonio College (SAC), a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Public Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), dual Master of Arts (MA) in Public Administration, and Computer Resource and Information Management from Webster University, and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Educational Administration with a focus on Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.
Since 1999, Dr. Hancock has held various levels of responsibility. He has served in an official capacity as a program liaison between local consortium members, state agencies, school districts, and business and industry leaders building pathways to career opportunities for high school students, managed, local, state and federal grants, assisted in the training and evaluation of key secondary and postsecondary administrators, faculty, teachers and staff in instructional and technical occupational programs.
Dr. Hancock has also served in multiple capacity at St. Philip’s College, and the Alamo Community College District in academic and workforce programs. He also has worked in highlighting research efforts, marketing strategies, and student and community outreach initiatives. His vast experience in the K-12 arena and community colleges speaks volumes to his knowledge, skills, and abilities in identifying opportunities for students.
His recognition includes a Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor, The University of Texas Sid W. Richardson Regents Scholar, Jesse E. Jones Scholar from the Houston Endowment, and The Washington Center’s Minority Leader Fellow. Dr. Hancock has served the community in various capacities. His service encompass Chair and co-chair of the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute, U.S. Department of Education technical program Tech prep facilitator, Alamo College Chancellor’s Transformational Leadership Team, District Performance Review and Strategic Priority committee, Alamo College Leadership Development Strategic Priority Committee, Healthy Families Network of Greater San Antonio and Bexar County committee member, panelist on the United Way Healthy Partners for Community Change Eastside Promise Neighborhood, and a Texas Academic Decathlon – Proctor and Interview Judge, advisor to St. Philip’s College Men of Honor program and African American Male Initiative, which mentor men of color in reaching professional and academic achievement.
Dr. Hancock has also presented at state and regional conferences. His topics included, Supporting Student Success through K-16 Collaboration, Recognized Articulation Agreements, Connecting Secondary and Postsecondary Institutions, Improving Transition for Student Success, The Power of Men, and College, Careers, and Your Earning Potential.
Dr. Hancock has two sons and two daughter, Damian, Kisha, Latrice and Marcus, and four grandkids.