Category: Volunteerism

SPC Volunteers Build Homes with Habitat Pinellas

Students, faculty, and staff from St. Petersburg College’s Midtown and Downtown Campuses helped make a difference for some Tampa Bay families on Sept. 22 when they dedicated a day to  volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Pinellas in Clearwater. The build included two houses right next door to each other, and students had the opportunity to … Continue reading SPC Volunteers Build Homes with Habitat Pinellas

St. Petersburg Free Clinic – Giving a Helping Hand

 Volunteering at the St. Pete Free Clinic will not only give you the “feel-good” hearty feeling but also open your eyes and heart to those in need right here in our community. Three hours of teamwork can influence the lives of more than 800 people in our community. The Center for Civic Learning and Community … Continue reading St. Petersburg Free Clinic – Giving a Helping Hand

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

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!

Seminole Campus Student Leaders Usher in the next generation of SPC Students

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 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

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!