Dr. Tonjua Williams hosted two virtual Town Hall meetings this week to apprise staff and faculty on the state of the College and what to expect in the coming months. The meetings started with a budget update from Janette Hunt, Vice President of Budgeting and Finance. Hunt outlined revenue generation
March is Women’s History Month, and we have women making history right here at St. Petersburg College! For instance, our own President Dr. Tonjua Williams was recently among the Power 100 named by Tampa Bay Business Journal. The magazine notes that Williams, who was the first person of color and
SPC is offering a new four-hour Cybersecurity Micro-credential Program that is sponsored by KnowBe4, and SPC employees and staff can now sign up for free. This three-stage program offers participants the opportunity to gain cybersecurity skills and receive up to three micro-credentials, one for completing each of the program’s three
Anyone who missed out on the first round of free and fast credentialing programs at St. Petersburg College, you’ve got another chance. Scholarships are back, and new programs are included. SPC’s Rapid Credentialing program, which prepares students to work in secure, high-demand jobs in only weeks, is now offering scholarships
St. Petersburg Collegiate High Schools offer students the opportunity to simultaneously earn a high school diploma and an Associate in Arts degree – all at no cost to the family. If you are a Pinellas County resident and have a rising sophomore or junior, here’s great news! There is still
It was a conference of firsts! SPC’s Amber Estlund, QEP Lead/Communications faculty member, and Jennifer McBride, Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness, recently presented at the virtual 40th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience hosted by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University
Next week’s featured Career and Academic Community is Social/Behavioral Science and Human Services. The week’s online events include: Career Panel Discussion – Meet local leaders in nonprofit fields; learn more about how to break into this inspiring job sector. Foreign Policy Under the Biden Administration: Strategies Regarding Iran, Russia, China
Congratulations to SPC ‘s Director of Corporate College Belinthia Berry, who was recently named as a Florida African American History Honoree by AT&T. In 2018, AT&T launched the digital calendar in order to recognize accomplishments of remarkable African Americans from all over Florida that have helped to shape our state.
For the past year, the SPC Foundation, along with a dedicated group of individuals, including Ms. Ann Taylor, Dr. Goliath Davis, Dr. Bill McCloud, and Dr. Tashika Griffith, have been working to carry and share the legacy of Mr. Minson Rubin. To commemorate the project, the SPC Foundation home page
The Winter 2021 issue of SPC Magazine is now available! This issue focuses on how SPC strives lift the community by ensuring equity, as well as offering programs that will get people trained and working in a short amount of time. Inside, you’ll also find stories about: SPC’s Strategic Plan
Next week’s featured Career and Academic Community is Science and Mathematics. Science and Mathematics Week events include: Traffic Jam at Mars: Tour the winter sky in a virtual planetarium show, featuring the arrival of multiple spacecraft on Mars!Design Your Future in Science: Geographic Information Systems: Discover the world through GIS
There are two more weeks to participate in the sixth annual Titan Trot 5K! Just register here and then complete your 3.1 mile walk, trot or run between now and February 28. Medals and t-shirts will be distributed in the first week of March. See the Titan Trot flyer here.
Members of St. Petersburg College’s Learning Resources department were recently recognized at the Association of Florida Colleges’ 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference, which was held virtually this year. Learning Resources won an Exemplary Practice award for Speed Dating with Databases, a program developed by Matthew Bodie, Executive Director of Learning
Prolific and acclaimed writer and St. Petersburg College Professor Dr. Gregory Byrd recently published a short story, Dita e Verës, in the Winter 2021 issue of Baltimore Review that was inspired in part by time he spent in Albania. Byrd spent time as a Fulbright Fellow in Albania in 2011,