College Staff Gives Back at the Free Clinic

Photo of volunteers at the St. Pete Free Clinic

Last February, volunteers from St. Petersburg College kicked off 2017 by packing enough weekend lunches for 800 kids in need. Near the close of the year in December, volunteers returned to the St. Petersburg Free Clinic to make a difference again. Being part of the community by helping our community On Friday, December 1, volunteers … Continue reading College Staff Gives Back at the Free Clinic

SPC Paints the Block with Habitat!

Group photo of SPC Baseball team

    With the help from SPC, Habitat for Humanity in Pinellas County painted over 17 homes in St. Petersburg this past Saturday. SPC’s Baseball Team came out in force showing the community that SPC’s athletes are leaders who strength of character goes beyond the field. Dr. Griffith ,Associate Provost of Downtown & Allstate Campuses, … Continue reading SPC Paints the Block with Habitat!

Constitution Day at the Seminole Campus

Students at the Seminole Campus listening to a speaker

Students from Dr. Rivero’s and Dr. Prifti’s American Government courses competed at Seminole’s Constitution Day Event on October 12th. Constitution Day honors the signing of the US Constitution on September 17, 1787. Thus, we were celebrating the 230th anniversary of the US Constitution. Overall, students had a great time and learned quite a bit about … Continue reading Constitution Day at the Seminole Campus

SPC Seminole Volunteers for Patriot Day

Ten SPC students from the Seminole Campus had a great time volunteering at Bauder Elementary School on October 9th. Originally scheduled for September 11th, this volunteer event was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Nonetheless, Patriot Day is an opportunity to turn a negative event in American history and turn it into a positive by volunteering … Continue reading SPC Seminole Volunteers for Patriot Day

Tutors and Mentors Needed to Provide a Positive Resource for Children in the Community

Opportunities to give back to the community for Financial Aid, Hourly Wages and experience are available to you. Tutors and mentors needed in local programs America Read, America Counts and Take Stock in Children. “We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”  — Winston Churchill   America Read, … Continue reading Tutors and Mentors Needed to Provide a Positive Resource for Children in the Community

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: North Greenwood Healthcare Fair

Picture of fruit and veggies in a heart shaped bowl with a stethoscope

The old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of a cure has never been more true than today. Health literacy and preventative care can mean a longer and healthier life. Having access to healthcare can sometimes be an obstacle. This weekend those challenges are being set aside by North Greenwood’s dedicated … Continue reading An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure: North Greenwood Healthcare Fair

SPC Volunteers Build Homes with Habitat Pinellas

SPC students volunteer to build a home with Habitat Pinellas

Students, faculty, and staff from St. Petersburg College’s Midtown and Downtown Campuses helped make a difference for some Tampa Bay families on Sept. 22 when they dedicated a day to  volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Pinellas in Clearwater. The build included two houses right next door to each other, and students had the opportunity to … Continue reading SPC Volunteers Build Homes with Habitat Pinellas

Women on the Way helps Eckerd Kids – Raising Hope program

Four women standing in front of poster for Eckerd Kids - Raising Hope Program with Women on the Way

St. Petersburg College’s Women on the Way (WOW) and the Positive Directions Association Club (PDA) recently completed their Fall 2017 community service project, collecting more than 70 pairs of new shoes and school supplies that were donated to the Eckerd Kids -Raising Hope program. Eckerd Kids – Raising Hope helps kids (newborn to 18-years-old) who have been … Continue reading Women on the Way helps Eckerd Kids – Raising Hope program