McKenzie Smith, a potter, adjunct professor, and Instructional Support Specialist in the Fine Arts Department at SPC’s Clearwater Campus, was recently Recently Professor Smith was invited to the prestigious and historic Byrdcliffe Barn studio in Woodstock, NY to be a guest artist and lecturer in August 2018.
St. Petersburg College’s Arts, Humanities & Design Community will host its first Creative Career Summit on Oct. 19 – an event for both students and the public that explores careers in creative fields.
Pinellas county art students can now win SPC art scholarships, thanks to a generous donation from Col. Parker Schenecker in memory of his daughter, Calyx.
Humanities and Critical Thinking in Paris – Spring 2016 Have you ever wanted to study abroad? Would you like to study in Paris? Don’t miss this chance! During Spring Break, March 2016, SPC Study Abroad will provide students with the opportunity to study humanities and to practice … Continue reading Study Abroad: Humanities & Critical Thinking in Paris
Do you ever feel like you need to just get out of town? From time to time I think most of us do. Whether you prefer to take a hike in the woods, go kayaking, or just take in a scenic vista; there is something inherently satisfying about being in nature. During the first half … Continue reading Romanticism: More Than a Feeling
In Parts II and III of my House of David in Middle Earth posts, I will explore more deeply how Tolkien is telling the story of the return of king. There are 24 times throughout the New Testament where the Greek word “parousia” is used, but perhaps the most important reference is from 1 … Continue reading The House of David in Middle Earth: Part II
Last Fall, a student in one of my humanities classes classes, Evan Hildreth, did an interview with me about my teaching experience and academic background. The student’s article, A professor doing what he loves was published in The Sandbox, St. Petersburg College’s online student newspaper. One of the things my former student mentions in the … Continue reading A Professor Doing What He Loves
I’d like to briefly introduce who I am and what I research, write, and teach on at Saint Petersburg College (Gibbs campus). I am Michael Jahosky, and I have two bachelor’s degrees (History and Humanities) plus one master’s degree in Humanities from UCF and USF, respectively, and currently teach Western Humanities from Ancient to Renaissance … Continue reading The House of David in Middle-Earth: Part I