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Professor Margaret Garroway

Office: DH - 244
Phone: 443-518-4678

Margaret H. Garroway, Ph. D, is currently the Co-Director of the First-Year Experience program at Howard Community College and coordinates the FYEX 100 (First-Year Seminar) course. She is an Associate Professor of English in addition to co-chairing the retention, first-year advisory, and developmental education committees. She has also been a writing/ ESL specialist, and the Coordinator of Tutoring, and the Director of Academic Support Services. Her positions have provided her with over 25 years of experience in higher education.

Courses Taught:

Education and Certifications:

  • B.A. in English Literature from Binghamton University
  • Northeastern University, Boston, MA, M.ED, 1982, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Binghamton University, Vestal, NY, B.A., 1979, English Literature


  •  HCC Outstanding Administrator - 2005
  •  Outstanding Contribution in Research Award / Developmental Education Association of Maryland – 2011
  •  Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate Award / the National Resource Center - 2012
    In addition to family, Margaret Garroway is passionate about helping students transition into independent learners. She enjoys learning about how the brain works and using that information to help others.