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Blessing Box Comes to Seminole

The blessing box is a new and organically-driven civic engagement concept that has come to St. Petersburg’s Seminole campus. It is housed in the Seminole Community Library and offers residents the ability to anonymously donate to their community. In turn, residents who are in need have the opportunity to “withdraw” resources from the blessing box. … Continue reading Blessing Box Comes to Seminole

Teen Climate Change Activist to Speak @ SPC Seminole on May 25th

Climate Change is one of the defining issues of our lifetime. How can we tackle this highly complicated problem? Is it possible for one individual to make a difference? Is there anything that a young Millennial can do to effect change? Fortunately, there is hope and young people can definitely make an impact.  A Miami teenager … Continue reading Teen Climate Change Activist to Speak @ SPC Seminole on May 25th

Keep Pinellas Beautiful: Great American Clean-Up

Here in Florida we LOVE our beaches! What better way to help  the environment than volunteering your time doing a beach clean-up? On Friday, March 18th, the Outdoors Club at St. Petersburg College Downtown Campus came together to participate in the Great American Clean-Up at St. Pete Beach- Upham Beach with Keep Pinellas Beautiful. The … Continue reading Keep Pinellas Beautiful: Great American Clean-Up

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!

“Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond”

Over 12 days this summer, with cameras and notebooks in hand, the student journalists explored the Midtown neighborhood in St. Petersburg through a series of field trips. Students documented everything from a drum line at a neighborhood church to a mansion being built in the heart of the neighborhood. Through this exhibit of 100 photos, … Continue reading “Through Our Eyes: Midtown and Beyond”

Get Off Your Soapbox: The Art of Dialogue

SPC & USF students collaborated for two Friday workshops on the need to foster civil and civic dialogue. SPC & USF faculty collaborated to share with students from both institutions the importance of mindful civic conversation. Workshop attendee’s focused on how divisive individual positions often typified by the proverbial “soapbox” can be and how important maintaining … Continue reading Get Off Your Soapbox: The Art of Dialogue

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