As a Community of Care, the college is proud to honor our faculty members who are making significant contributions to their communities through their time, actions, talents, and dedication outside of the classroom. For this reason, SPC has designated 10 instructors as great examples of civic and community engagement in […]
Nearly 1,500 applicants were submitted for the 2019 Cooke Transfer Scholar and SPC alumna Ronelia Bailey, who was in the SPC Honors program, was selected as a semifinalist. The Cooke Foundation awards a scholarship to support high-achieving community college students as they transfer to some of the top four-year institutions […]
SPC employee Harriet Thompkins is in the history books. Thompkins made history by becoming the first female African-American Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) in the United States Coast Guard Reserves in 1996. She works as a librarian at the Clearwater Campus. Read more about Thompkins and her achievements here.
This month, SPC’s Legal Studies programs gained re-approval from the American Bar Association. The approval is for a period of seven years, and follows the previous one held since 2012. According to Dean Susan Demers, there are more than 1200 paralegal programs in the United States, but only 266 have […]
D2L recently awarded SPC’s Online Learning & Services a 2019 Excellence Award, which recognizes those who have used the Brightspace platform to deliver innovative and impactful learning experiences. Together with D2L, SPC created Faculty Tools, which is designed to help faculty easily identify and quickly communicate with struggling students. Faculty […]
Congratulations to SPC’s Associate Director of Institutional Effectiveness Ashley Caron, the 2018-19 Pinellas Education Foundation Volunteer of the Year! Ashley is member of the Foundation’s Take Stock in Children committee and for the past four years, has selflessly given her time as a Take Stock in Children mentor. Her current mentee […]
Glenn Davis, Program Director for Emergency Medical Services at SPC, has received the Department of Defense Patriot Award for his exceptional support of Guard and Reserve members employed at the college.
St. Petersburg Collegiate High School (SPCHS) student Calvin Finley earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36. Only two-tenths of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2018, only 2,760 out of more than 2 million […]
SPC’s own Dr. Heyward Mathews was honored by the Tampa Bay Lightning as this season’s Lightning Community Hero. Dr. Mathews received his award during the first period of the Jan. 8 game versus the Columbus Blue Jackets. In addition to 40 years of teaching at SPC, he is a co-founder […]
eventeen proposals designed to promote student success will be funded through the SPC Foundation’s Titan Achievement Grants Initiative. Recipients of the grant will receive up to $3,500 to implement projects that broaden traditional curricula and enrich the learning experience for SPC students.
Trudy Kelly, SPC Adjunct Librarian and local historian, has published the second edition of her book on the historic Fenway Hotel titled, The Fenway Hotel: The Grand Lady of Dunedin. Kelly’s interest in the Fenway blossomed in 2004 when she began working as a librarian at Schiller International University, which […]
Please congratulate our newly-elected officers and site representatives. Their term begins January 1, 2019. Chapter Officers: President-Elect, Tanyale Rhaney Secretary, Shirell Essix Treasurer, Brenda Starr Legislative Chair, Aaron Corizzi Membership/Publications Chair, Angela Ashe Site Representatives: AC, Kerry Carter HEC – Dawn Janusz EP – Suzanne West SPG – Barbara Ann […]
The 2018 CETL Distinguished Faculty Awards survey is now open and accepting nominations. This is a wonderful opportunity to nominate a deserving colleague to be recognized for their contributions. Any college employee can nominate a full-time faculty member for this honor. The CETL Distinguished Faculty Award is an annual award that is […]
The Career Service Employee Council Steering Committee is excited to recognize the St. Petersburg College Titan Award winners for 2017! Elizabeth Van Scoyoc from Clearwater. Harry Banchs from Seminole. Timothy Dube from the District Office. Nominated by their peers, each winner was chosen for their outstanding work above and beyond […]