Category: Civic Education

SPC Gibbs Campus Launches Educational Ecosystem

SPC Gibbs is launching an Educational Ecosystem. An Educational Ecosystem is a resource of partners to wrap around the agreed population of students and their families in order to make a difference in their projected personal and professional paths. The Gibbs Educational Ecosystem hopes to share resources with students and community partners. Initial partners include … Continue reading SPC Gibbs Campus Launches Educational Ecosystem

Take Part in SPC’s MLK Month of Service 2018

MLK Month of Service at SPC banner

St. Petersburg College honors the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s promise to serve others by dedicating the month of January to diverse volunteer opportunities in Pinellas County through the MLK Month of Service. Hope to see you at one of these many service projects! MLK Month of Service projects  Allstate Center Maximo Park Cleanup … Continue reading Take Part in SPC’s MLK Month of Service 2018

SPC Paints the Block with Habitat!

Group photo of SPC Baseball team

    With the help from SPC, Habitat for Humanity in Pinellas County painted over 17 homes in St. Petersburg this past Saturday. SPC’s Baseball Team came out in force showing the community that SPC’s athletes are leaders who strength of character goes beyond the field. Dr. Griffith ,Associate Provost of Downtown & Allstate Campuses, … Continue reading SPC Paints the Block with Habitat!

The League@SPC registers new voters for National Voter Registration Day!

The League at SPC registers new voters for National Voter Registration Day

SPC students partnered with the League of Women Voters to register new voters in honor of Voter Registration Day. SPC’s commitment to registering students and community members to vote has received national recognition from TurboVote, a voter education application. Boots on the ground efforts like today’s voter registration drive students to their basic citizenship responsibilities … Continue reading The League@SPC registers new voters for National Voter Registration Day!

A community conversation with U.S. Ambassador to Gambia C. Patricia Alsup

A Conversation with C. Patricia Alsup U.S. Ambassador to Gambia Flyer

Be sure to join a community conversation with U.S. Ambassador to Gambia C. Patricia Alsup from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Aug. 29 at The Carter G. Woodson African-American History Museum, 2240 Ninth Ave. S., St. Petersburg. The conversation will serve as an introduction to our global society for today’s youth. This event is co-hosted by … Continue reading A community conversation with U.S. Ambassador to Gambia C. Patricia Alsup

Calling all Citizen Superheros!

A picture of Superman in front of an American Flag with his face cut out to say "Insert your face here"

Join the Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement, the Institute for Policy Solutions and the League of Women Voters for “Democracy 101”. This workshop will remind participants of the foundations of U.S. government and engage in thoughtful dialouge about contemporary political issues and become Citizen Superheros! Former Congressman David Jolly and Chairwoman & County … Continue reading Calling all Citizen Superheros!

Valentine’s Day: Sharing Our Hearts

Valentine's Day Sharing Our Hearts

This Valentine’s Day, St. Petersburg College wants to celebrate its commitment to caring for our community. As Tom Shadyac said, ” . . . True Success is Intrinsic. It’s Love. It’s Kindness. It’s Community.” SPC believes in nurturing the strengths of our students, faculty and partners. The Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement continues to reach into … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Sharing Our Hearts

Peacemaking on the Clearwater Campus!

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!