David Klement SPC’s Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, which has been in the planning stages for more than a year, will officially begin operations next week, when its new executive director, David Klement, reports for work. Klement, a long-time editorial writer for the Bradenton Herald and one of the architects […]
With 53,000 people out of work or under-employed in Pinellas County, SPC is rolling out solutions to help. SPC’s new Learn to Earn programs focus on short-term training at reduced prices to help people boost their resume and remain competitive in today’s job market. Most of the courses begin in […]
The Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a $145-million budget for 2011-12, which includes a 3 percent increase in tuition beginning July 1 and a guaranteed schedule for students. It also includes dozens of initiatives focused on staff and student success, including a 3 percent raise for employees. The budget […]
John and Sue O’Hearn John O’Hearn, a longtime supporter of the college, has made a $100,000 contribution to the SPC Foundation in memory of his late wife, Sue (Marlow) O’Hearn, an SPJC grad who once headed the Foundation. The money will be used to provide tuition help to students in […]
SPC President Bill Law joined Clearwater Campus student Spenser Reed at the annual American Association of Community Colleges convention in New Orleans this week, where Reed was honored as a member of the 20-person USA Today All-USA Community College Academic Team. From left, Rod Risley, Executive Director, Phi Theta Kappa; […]
Gigi Lee Chang launched her business, Plum Organics, from her kitchen. She couldn’t find healthy organic baby food for her son in grocery stores and began chopping up her own ingredients when he was born in 2004. Now, Plum Organics sells meals for babies to such retailers as Target and […]
Board of Trustees updates SPC encourages open access to all Board of Trustees information. Organized by date, the BOT website serves as an ongoing record of all BOT meetings and decisions, and includes the most current information on: Board meeting schedules, legal notices, agendas, rule development notices, supplemental board materials, […]
The agenda, supporting materials, videos and highlights of all Board of Trustees meetings are available online. This includes presentations made at the board meetings.
Last week’s Blue & White story incorrectly identified the group presenting the award given last month to College of Nursing Dean Jean Wortock. The AACN Advocate of the Year Award was awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Financial and Business Services is beginning work to close the books on the 2010-11 fiscal year, and has put together a calendar to meet the June 30 deadline. Departments must submit for payment all invoices for materials and services that are received on or before June 30 as soon as […]
The last day for submitting 2010 Flexible Spending Account requests for reimbursement is April 30. If you mail your paperwork, it must be postmarked no later than April 30. Anyone who has a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and wants to get set up for direct deposit of refunds should complete […]
Spring graduation is at 5 p.m., Saturday, May 7, at Tropicana Field. All full-time faculty who did not participate in the Summer or Fall 2010 ceremonies, as well as all full-time Administrative and Professional staff, are expected to participate. Commencement is an opportunity to exhibit to students and their families […]
SPC congratulates faculty, staff and administrators on their recent promotions and transfers. Kathryn Cyr, former Financial Specialist for Business Services at EpiServices, has accepted a position as Fiscal & Business Analyst within the same department. Victor Dukes, former Security Officer at the Tarpon Springs Campus, has accepted a position as […]
The SPC Digital Arts, Media and Interactive Design program will sponsor the Sixth Annual SEmmy Awards in the Seminole Campus Digitorium April 26 at 7 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Frank Robertson, a former Fox 13 anchor. This is a collegewide student competition in the following categories: Best Convergent […]