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Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP April events!


You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! Don’t wait and join us in the upcoming international opportunities at SPC! The SPC Center for International Programs offers a variety of free events you can attend to enhance your global view.

Here’s the list of upcoming international opportunities in April 2018! 

Event Date Time Campus/Location
Latinos United Club Meeting Weekly, Tues 12:30 pm – 1:40 pm Tarpon Springs Campus EP454
English Conversation Partners Weekly, Wed 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Clearwater Campus Library
International Programs Lunch & Learn: Asia 4/04/18 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Downtown Campus DC210
Study Abroad with SPC 4/10/18 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Midtown Campus Lobby
International Careers Workshop 4/12/18 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Clearwater Campus ES 104
All That’s Greek on Stage and Screen: Greek Forum 2018 Apr 14, 2018 8:30 am – 12:30 pm Tarpon Springs campus LY 156
International Programs Lunch & Learn: Asia 4/19/18 12:30 pm – 1:30pm Clearwater Campus ES 105
International Programs Lunch & Learn: Asia 4/24/18 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Tarpon Springs campus

FA Lobby

International Club Meeting 4/25/18 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Seminole Campus Library
Spanish Club Meeting 4/26/18 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Seminole Campus PW 704
Rwanda Rising Benefit Concert 4/26/18 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Palladium Theater

External International Opportunities include…

Yom HaShoah Commemoration Apr 12, 2018  5:30pm – 7:30 pm Florida Holocaust Museum
Sunscreen Film Festival: Films around the world Apr 26-29, 2018 Multiple times Downtown St. Petersburg – visit website for details

Don’t wait! Join us in these upcoming international opportunities!

“Educational exchange can turn nations into people, contributing as no other form of communication can to the humanizing of international relations” – J. William Fulbright

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The 2017 International Photo Contest Is Now OPEN!

Enter the 2017 International Photo Contest!

The St. Petersburg College Center for International Programs is now taking entries for the 2017 International Photo Contest! The contest is open to all current SPC students, faculty, and staff. To enter you will need a photograph that YOU took somewhere outside of the US. You cannot enter a photo of you that someone else took.

You must follow the rules in order to be eligible. Please click here to view the guidelines and full contest rules.

Phase 1: Entering the contest 

  • How to enter: Email up to two photos you took while traveling outside the U.S. (Alaska, Hawaii and US territories do not count) to
  • Email guidelines: The email must include: the photograph, your name, your email address, your phone number, and your student ID.
  • Email submission period: Your photos must be received between Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at 8:00am and Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 11:59pm.
  • There is a limit of two (2) submissions per person and a limit of one (1) prize per person.

Phase 2: Voting

  • Voting will begin on Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 10:00am, and it will close on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 3:00pm.
  • Each photo will be posted by the Center for International Programs on the SPC 2017 International Photo Contest event page on Facebook.
  • The photo that receives most likes on the SPC 2017 International Photo Contest event page in each category will win.
  • There are two categories: one for students and one for faculty/staff.
  • The winners from each category will be announced on Thursday, December 7, 2017.


Student Prizes:

  1. First place – iPad
  2. Second place – iPod Nano
  3. Third place – iPod Shuffle
Faculty/staff Prizes:

  1. First place – 1st place certificate
  2. Second place – 2nd place certificate
  3. Third place – 3rd place certificate

Have a photo you took while traveling outside the US? Make sure you enter the 2017 International Photo Contest before the deadline of November 26, 2017 at 11:59pm.

All current SPC students, faculty and staff are invited and encouraged to enter the contest!