Apply for Exploratory Lab Boot Camp by Sept. 9

The second annual Exploratory Lab Boot Camp is now accepting applications. Tech Data, St. Petersburg College and other partners are hosting the event on Sept. 28-Oct. 2 to help college students increase their technical skills and marketability in various fields of study. At the Exploratory Lab Boot Camp, you will: Learn how technology and business … Continue reading Apply for Exploratory Lab Boot Camp by Sept. 9

Career boot camp at St. Petersburg College

Whether you are changing careers or branching out for the first time after college, the Career Boot Camp at St. Petersburg College is a great place to start. With the help of staff from the Workforce institute in the Corporate Training Center at SPC, students have the opportunity to learn how to market themselves for the industry. The … Continue reading Career boot camp at St. Petersburg College

Free technology career fair Sept. 25

technology career fair

The Tampa Bay Technology Forum’s  (TBTF) Tech Trek is an innovative technology career fair where you can learn about company culture, current internships and job opportunities. You can also meet face-to-face with executives seeking to hire interns and new graduates. Technology career fair details This event will be held on: Friday, Sept. 25 9 a.m. … Continue reading Free technology career fair Sept. 25

Technology internships provide valuable job experience

Technology internships provide students with skills and job experience that help them get started in their career. Many Associate in Science (A.S.) degree programs at St. Petersburg College require that students enroll in an internship class. The College of Computer & Information Technology (CCIT) has five A.S. degree programs that require an internship: Computer Networking … Continue reading Technology internships provide valuable job experience

Technology leader Tech Data employs SPC graduates

St. Petersburg College partners with Tech Data to employ recent Computer and Information Technology graduates.  The College of Computer and Information Technology (CCIT) creates a learning environment that helps students to excel in the workforce. Watch this video about SPC’s partnership with Tech Data. With many industries and business requiring the need for digital information, SPC’s CCIT … Continue reading Technology leader Tech Data employs SPC graduates

Basic Computer and Information Literacy exam redesigned

St. Petersburg College recently redesigned the exam for their Basic Computer & Information Literacy course (CGS 1070). The new exam, which was launched May 18, evaluates a student’s knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel using a hands-on approach, instead of strictly using a multiple choice format. In the new format, students complete step-by-step graded projects … Continue reading Basic Computer and Information Literacy exam redesigned

Tampa Technology Chapter provides defense from cyber threats

Quarterly, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ICS)2 Tampa Bay Chapter hosts meetings to discuss ways to improve information security and defense against cyber threats. The chapter focuses on local communities in the Tampa Bay area to educate members and security professionals on new and innovative ways to improve security software. Academic Department Chair Laura … Continue reading Tampa Technology Chapter provides defense from cyber threats

CCIT welcomes Academic Department Chair Laura Malave

I was born in Tampa, FL. My background includes more than 10 years of Information Technology educational experience and I have served as an Information Technology Faculty member at Hillsborough Community College and Keiser University. Some of my industry certifications include: A+ Network+ Security+ Microsoft Office Specialist Master JNCIA-Junos I have always had an interest … Continue reading CCIT welcomes Academic Department Chair Laura Malave

College of Computer & Information Technology offers $1000 scholarship

One of the first things that comes to mind for students when entering college is, “How will I pay for my education?” Though most students receive funding through financial aid and loans, scholarships are a most-sought-after option by students since they can pay for most, if not all of a student’s education. St. Petersburg College’s … Continue reading College of Computer & Information Technology offers $1000 scholarship

SPC hosts JumpStart Program for high school students

Seven Bay Area high school students were given the opportunity to get a head start on their college careers by enrolling in courses from the College of Computer & Information Technology as part of the JumpStart Program. The courses were taught at the St. Petersburg/Gibbs and Clearwater campuses of St. Petersburg College. They are geared … Continue reading SPC hosts JumpStart Program for high school students