Help thousands of Pinellas County residents facing hunger by taking part in Empty Bowls at the SPC Clearwater Campus on Oct. 28.
Students from Dr. Rivero’s and Dr. Prifti’s American Government courses competed at Seminole’s Constitution Day Event on October 12th. Constitution Day honors the signing of the US Constitution on September 17, 1787. Thus, we were celebrating the 230th anniversary of the US Constitution. Overall, students had a great time and learned quite a bit about … Continue reading Constitution Day at the Seminole Campus
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!