SPC Professor Emeritus to lead author event






Award winning author and St. Petersburg College Professor Emeritus Gabriel Horn will speak at the Nov. 14 author event at the Mirror Lake Public Library. Horn, a long-time activist for the spiritual and academic rights of Native Americans, lives in St. Petersburg. He taught SPC students from 1988 until his retirement in 2015, and has a … Continue reading SPC Professor Emeritus to lead author event

SPC Foundation hosts Op-Ed Columnist and Best-Selling Author David Brooks






Take the opportunity to hear from David Brooks – one of today’s savviest journalists and television/radio commentators – and to help provide scholarships for St. Petersburg College students! SPC students, faculty and friends are invited to join the SPC Foundation on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 7-9 p.m. at the Palladium Theater for its Second Annual … Continue reading SPC Foundation hosts Op-Ed Columnist and Best-Selling Author David Brooks

SPC alumna lands HSN internship, debuts on Wendy Williams show #SPCInspires

SPC alumna Destinee Bullard and Erin Marty working this summer on HSN internship






St. Petersburg College graduate, Destinee Bullard, made her television debut on the Wendy Williams show during an HSN internship this summer. After graduating from St. Petersburg College in 2015, with an Associate of Arts degree focusing on Mass Communications, Destinee transferred to the University of Florida where she is a senior public relations major. She … Continue reading SPC alumna lands HSN internship, debuts on Wendy Williams show #SPCInspires

Sign language student follows her heart #SPCinspires






When Holli Tempe was child, she loved to watch Linda Bove, the deaf actress who played Linda the Librarian on the PBS children’s show Sesame Street. She was fascinated when Bove would pop up in a little interpreting bubble during the show. Years later, when Tempe started her studies at St. Petersburg College, she jumped … Continue reading Sign language student follows her heart #SPCinspires

SPC student newspaper sweeps statewide news awards #SPCInspires






The Sandbox News, the official online student newspaper of St. Petersburg College, won 11 Florida Society of News Editors awards, more than any other college in Florida. The paper’s staff won every award in the sports photography and commentary categories for college student newspapers. The following is from two of the paper’s past student editors, who … Continue reading SPC student newspaper sweeps statewide news awards #SPCInspires

SPC alumna is finalist for prestigious Teach for America fellowship

Deniann Grant - Teach for America






Deniann Grant, a 2012 SPC graduate, was recently chosen as a finalist for the Teach for America Sue Lehmann Teaching and Learning Fellowship. The award recognizes outstanding teachers who exemplify the organization’s core values. Chosen as one of 25 finalists from more than 200 applicants, the award decision will be announced in May. “This award … Continue reading SPC alumna is finalist for prestigious Teach for America fellowship

ACEcon Anime and Comics Enthusiasts Convention at Tarpon Springs Campus






The Palm Harbor Library and St. Petersburg College’s Tarpon Springs Campus present their third annual ACEcon (Anime and Comics Enthusiast Convention). This two-day event will be held rain or shine: Saturday, April 16 (11 a.m. – 4 p.m.) at the Palm Harbor Library Sunday, April 17 (12 – 5 p.m.) at the St. Petersburg College Tarpon … Continue reading ACEcon Anime and Comics Enthusiasts Convention at Tarpon Springs Campus

‘I Am Malala’ seeks to unite St. Petersburg College






St. Petersburg College’s One Book One College program is excited to present I Am Malala: Her Story in PowerPoint Images with Professor Kimberly Felos. The One Book One College title selected this year is I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai.   Some of … Continue reading ‘I Am Malala’ seeks to unite St. Petersburg College

Sandbox News student honored by Florida College System Activities Association






This month the Florida College System Activities Association named St. Petersburg College student Fred Arnold their November 2015 Publications Division Student of the Month. Arnold, who works as the Social Media Manager for the college’s student newspaper Sandbox News,  was nominated by SPC faculty member Cindy Kuropas.  “Fred has more than 300 volunteer hours with … Continue reading Sandbox News student honored by Florida College System Activities Association