The blessing box is a new and organically-driven civic engagement concept that has come to St. Petersburg’s Seminole campus. It is housed in the Seminole Community Library and offers residents the ability to anonymously donate to their community. In turn, residents who are in need have the opportunity to “withdraw” resources from the blessing box. … Continue reading Blessing Box Comes to Seminole
Climate Change is one of the defining issues of our lifetime. How can we tackle this highly complicated problem? Is it possible for one individual to make a difference? Is there anything that a young Millennial can do to effect change? Fortunately, there is hope and young people can definitely make an impact. A Miami teenager … Continue reading Teen Climate Change Activist to Speak @ SPC Seminole on May 25th
Habitat for Humanity has a vision where everyone has a decent place to live and call home. Their mission is to bring people together to build homes, communities and hope. On Friday, April 21st St. Petersburg College Downtown and Midtown campus joined together to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity to help revitalize a home for … Continue reading SPC Students Building Hope
Here in Florida we LOVE our beaches! What better way to help the environment than volunteering your time doing a beach clean-up? On Friday, March 18th, the Outdoors Club at St. Petersburg College Downtown Campus came together to participate in the Great American Clean-Up at St. Pete Beach- Upham Beach with Keep Pinellas Beautiful. The … Continue reading Keep Pinellas Beautiful: Great American Clean-Up
Volunteering at the St. Pete Free Clinic will not only give you the “feel-good” hearty feeling but also open your eyes and heart to those in need right here in our community. Three hours of teamwork can influence the lives of more than 800 people in our community. The Center for Civic Learning and Community … Continue reading St. Petersburg Free Clinic – Giving a Helping Hand
This Valentine’s Day, St. Petersburg College wants to celebrate its commitment to caring for our community. As Tom Shadyac said, ” . . . True Success is Intrinsic. It’s Love. It’s Kindness. It’s Community.” SPC believes in nurturing the strengths of our students, faculty and partners. The Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement continues to reach into … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Sharing Our Hearts
David J. Smith a peacebuilding trainer and educational consultant, engaged the Clearwater campus community in exploring strategies for engagement at a time when differences characterize American society. He shared strategies with students, faculty and staff that can be used in engaging those who hold different political, social, and world views in order to reach commonality … Continue reading Peacemaking on the Clearwater Campus!
Join the SPC family as we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr through a variety of service projects across Pinellas County. Students, faculty, staff and community partners will be rolling up their sleeves to make a difference and carry forward the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s commitment to service. Please take … Continue reading SPC 2nd Annual MLK Day of Service!
Gadgets for Good Throughout the month of January 2017, St. Petersburg College is partnering with eSmart Recycling to launch a grassroots effort to support kids in our local community who don’t have access to technology. This will be through the community outreach program Gadgets for Good. Old laptops, computers, electronics, and tablets, regardless of their … Continue reading January Civic Engagement Events (Ready, Set, Succeed)