St. Petersburg College’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement is leading the way for the SPC family to send hurricane relief to our distressed neighbors in Texas.
David J. Smith a peacebuilding trainer and educational consultant, engaged the Clearwater campus community in exploring strategies for engagement at a time when differences characterize American society. He shared strategies with students, faculty and staff that can be used in engaging those who hold different political, social, and world views in order to reach commonality … Continue reading Peacemaking on the Clearwater Campus!
Gadgets for Good Throughout the month of January 2017, St. Petersburg College is partnering with eSmart Recycling to launch a grassroots effort to support kids in our local community who don’t have access to technology. This will be through the community outreach program Gadgets for Good. Old laptops, computers, electronics, and tablets, regardless of their … Continue reading January Civic Engagement Events (Ready, Set, Succeed)
St. Petersburg College is partnering with eSmart Recycling in donating gadgets in January 2017 to support children in the local community who don’t have access to technology. Through the community outreach program Gadgets for Good, old laptops, computers, electronics, and tablets, regardless of their condition, can be donated from Jan. 1 – 30 at SPC locations. … Continue reading Donating Gadgets for Good
From left: Students Enrique and Jennah, Career Outreach Specialist, Sandy DeCarlo, Students Brenda and Shivam Seminole Students help give tours to Seminole Middle Schoolers. Here is what they said about the day! Jennah – We volunteered here at Seminole campus for a fifth-grade field trip. The fifth graders came to see what college life was … Continue reading Seminole Campus Student Leaders Usher in the next generation of SPC Students
Empty Bowls began in 1990 in Bloomfield Hills, MI by John Hartom, a high school teacher, his wife Lisa and his students as a way to support a local food drive. One year later Empty Bowls developed into a project to support food banks, soup kitchens and other organizations fighting hunger. John and Lisa formed … Continue reading Empty Bowls fills hearts for over 16 years….
On September 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States of America was signed by delegates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In recognition of this historic event SPC will be hosting a Naturalization Ceremony on the Clearwater Campus at 10:00 am, Friday, September 16th in the Fine Arts Auditorium. Please join us in welcoming over 120 new … Continue reading SPC Welcomes 120 New U.S. Citizens
SPC and Pinellas County Schools have partnered to provide SPC student and staff mentors to underserved schools in the district. If you’re thinking… I just don’t have the time. Or, maybe you’re asking… What would I talk about? Does mentoring really make a difference? Pinellas County Schools Mentoring Program has made it easy for you! … Continue reading Be a Mentor and Change a Life!
Judge Myriam Irizzary will lead a discussion about the issues facing the judicial system Tuesday, August 23rd at the Downtown SPC Campus DT210. One of seven siblings, Myriam was raised by a single mother. She was born in the US territory of Puerto Rico, in a small shack with dirt floors and no running water. … Continue reading Judge Myriam Irizzary to Discuss Issues Facing the Judicial System
The Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement is proud to announce their fall art exhibits, titled Propaganda, Protest and Satire. The exhibits, which will be displayed at the St. Petersburg College Downtown Campus art walkway and Allstate Campus art hallway August 17 – November 16, will display aspects of political and civic thought including patriotism, … Continue reading Call to Artists