ABC Actions News featured St. Petersburg College English Professor Ian Wilson in a story regarding the success of Project PILOT in the 90s, which offered academic support and encouraged young Black men to enter the teaching field.
SPC Professor Gregory Byrd’s short story, Dita e Verës, was inspired by his time teaching in Albania as a Fulbright Scholar.
St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway, a St. Petersbrug College graduate, spoke with SPC Downtown Center students during the college’s Fall 2019 Communications Week, held in November.
Award-winning poet and spoken word artist Patricia Smith read her work for St. Petersburg College students at the St. Petersburg Gibbs Campus on April 3 in the Music Center.
Poet Jenny Xie read excerpts from her book “Eye Level” to SPC students, faculty, and staff, intermingled with stories from her own childhood.
The St. Petersburg College Midtown Center hosted an SPC Reads event with journalist Craig Pittman in March. One of the student’s who attended shared her takeaways from the author of “Oh Florida! How America’s Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country.”
Two students who took part in this summer’s Career and Academic Communities Fair share their takeaways. One even chose a major after attending!