SPC hosts big announcement

Dr. Tonjua Williams

St. Petersburg College hosted U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at the Palladium on Thursday, October 14, where Ross announced the Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Technology (SPRINT) challenge. SPRINT is a $25 million national competition funded by the CARES Act, which seeks to fund projects that aim to

Cooper wins again!

morningside set

Theater Director Scott Cooper won the Best Set Design award at the 2020 Theater Tampa Bay Awards last week! Cooper’s winning design was for the set of Morningside, which was performed at Tampa’s Stageworks Theater in February. Read more about Cooper and how his students benefit from his set design

EMBA student innovates

Being a utility line worker is one of the most dangerous jobs out there, as there are many things that can go wrong up on an electrical pole. That means that line worker safety is the priority, and Michael Scanlon, a St. Petersburg College Student and Work Methods Specialist for

FCS awards scholarship funds

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The Florida College System (FCS) Foundation awarded $1,032,177 in scholarship funds to the 28 FCS colleges in an effort to relieve the nursing shortage and support first-time-in-college students. These funds were the result of the generosity of Florida Blue, The Helios Foundation and Bank of America. Of those funds, St.

Students cross curriculum

This week, St. Petersburg College’s College of Nursing partnered with the College of Health Sciences to provide a collaborative simulation training experience for students pursuing the Respiratory Care A.S. Degree and the Nursing A.S. Degree. Read more on the Health Sciences and Veterinary Nursing blog.