SPC has just celebrated International Education Week 2017 from November 13th to November 17th, an opportunity to learn the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This initiative promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. As Anna Faiola said, “The International Education … Continue reading Remembering International Education Week 2017!
“You are too shy!” I’ve always been told since I was a little kid. “You need to change if you want to do something in your life”, this is what family and friends kept telling me over and over. I was a good student, but my score in oral tests has always been low because … Continue reading My New Life As An Italian International Student at St. Petersburg College!
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. … Continue reading The 2017 International Photo Contest Is Now OPEN!
By now, many of you have heard or seen the historical catastrophe Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma was an impact on our nation; the biggest threat Florida ever had. I personally never been in such situation not knowing what to do or feel as an international student coming from overseas. I was handling it well until … Continue reading The Impact Hurricane Irma Had On An SPC International Student
Story written by SPC International student Maria Clara Novoa Colombia. Yes I know what you are thinking Shakira, coffee, Sofia Vergara and guerrilla. My name is Maria Clara Novoa; I am currently studying my AA degree towards psychology at SPC. I am from Bogota, Colombia and I am about to show you the best of … Continue reading My beautiful country, Colombia by Maria Clara Novoa
Just a reminder that if you are a St. Petersburg College international student on an F-1 visa, you are required to have injury/sickness insurance before you can register for classes each term.
Are you interested in participating in a FREE international leaderships conference? Sign up for the 2017 FILC! This opportunity is reserved for International and Study Abroad students. Watch the video below to learn more! What: International and Study Abroad students from Florida schools will get together to learn leadership skills in a fun and relaxed … Continue reading Attend the Florida International Leadership Conference (FILC)!
“Time flies when you’re having fun.” Time also hits you in the face when you suddenly realize that summer is over and fall classes have already started. So I decided to take a look back at my amazing summer 2016. Even though I was taking a full load of summer classes, I still managed to squeeze in … Continue reading SPC International Student’s Summer in Europe
Those attending the graduation ceremony on Saturday, July 23rd were moved by the impassioned graduation speech given by Sane Haidara, an international student from Timbuktu, Mali. In his speech he thanked all at SPC for helping him to gain leadership and community service skills which will enable him to return to Mali to address social … Continue reading International Student Receives Standing Ovation at Summer 2016 Graduation
As part of the ongoing effort to facilitate student success, SPC’s Collaborative Lab hosted a session on helping Hispanic/Latino students improve their academic development on Thursday, July 28. Staff, students, and community members gathered together to brainstorm strategies for engaging Hispanic/Latino students and their families with our college. The group established three strategies, each with … Continue reading SPC and Community Brainstorm Hispanic/Latino Student Support