Category: Service Learning

SPC 2nd Annual MLK Day of Service!

Join the SPC family as we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr through a variety of service projects across Pinellas County. Students, faculty, staff and community partners will be rolling up their sleeves to make a difference and carry forward the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s commitment to service. Please take … Continue reading SPC 2nd Annual MLK Day of Service!

“Experience Learning” … Sounds catchy, Right?

“Experience Learning” … Sounds catchy, Right? Well… it caught on. At this point you might be wondering what experience learning is. Well it’s pretty straight forward as mentioned in the title. Any student participating gets the opportunity to do what is generally expected of all human beings; to learn from an experience. However, in this … Continue reading “Experience Learning” … Sounds catchy, Right?

Empty Bowls fills hearts for over 16 years….

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….

SPC students roll up their sleeves at the St.Pete Free Clinic

Who says college students like to take Friday’s off? Not SPC students who arrived bright and early last Friday, October 21st to help out at the St.Pete Free Clinic’s family residence. From organizing the linen closet for the multiplex home that assists families in transition to cleaning out the garage, SPC students didn’t shy away … Continue reading SPC students roll up their sleeves at the St.Pete Free Clinic

SPC Welcomes 120 New U.S. Citizens

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

Postponed until Oct 6th: Pinellas County Schools Mentorship Training @ Seminole Campus

Due to inclement weather, the Event below @ Seminole is postponed until Oct 6th. PCS schools are closed tomorrow. Greetings! We are excited to see our relationship with Pinellas County School Mentoring Program continue to expand to the Seminole Campus! Pinellas County schools will have their next training on September 1st (this Thursday) at 12:30 pm in UP 239 … Continue reading Postponed until Oct 6th: Pinellas County Schools Mentorship Training @ Seminole Campus

America Reads, America Counts

America Reads and America Counts programs provide Federal Work Study assignments for eligible college students to tutor elementary and middle school-aged children in Pinellas County schools. Tutors are assigned a school at the beginning of each school year, usually in early September. SPC students are encouraged to apply! For more information please contact: Alice Marks, … Continue reading America Reads, America Counts

Be a Mentor and Change a Life!

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!