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
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
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
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
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
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
SPC students partnered with the League of Women Voters to register new voters in honor of Voter Registration Day. SPC’s commitment to registering students and community members to vote has received national recognition from TurboVote, a voter education application. Boots on the ground efforts like today’s voter registration drive students to their basic citizenship responsibilities … Continue reading The League@SPC registers new voters for National Voter Registration Day!
September 26th SPC will partner with the League of Women Voters to train students to register voters and then hit the streets to help folks access the polls. The League @ SPC will be meeting on September 26th at 12:30 pm in room DT 123. Please join us! . For more information, please contact Tara … Continue reading Vote! SPC Students Partner with The League of Women Voter’s to Celebrate Voter Registration Day
Hurricane Irma may have hit the St.Pete area but it won’t stop SPC’s efforts to strengthen the community. SPC’s 9/11 Day of Service has been rescheduled in many parts of Pinellas County due to Hurricane Irma but many of those efforts are now underway! Downtown & Midtown Campuses will remember 9/11 with an annual Day … Continue reading SPC back to work in the community!
Due to closures throughout the Pinellas County School system, Monday’s 9/11 Patriot Day of Service will be rescheduled for a later date in September. About Patriot Day: In an effort to take a negative and turn it into a positive, Patriot Day was established to honor courage and compassion. Just as emergency responders moved heroically to … Continue reading SPC Seminole Volunteers for Patriot Day!!—Rescheduled