For the 2017-2018 study abroad orientation, the Center for International Programs created a new and exciting process! The meeting was held in the SPC Collaborative Lab in the Epi Tech Building with the option of attending morning or late afternoon meetings. A huge thank you to the Collaborative Lab Staff, along with Center for International … Continue reading 2017-2018 Study Abroad Orientation was a success!
Hello everyone, my name is Jessica Bichsel, and I am studying abroad this summer in Spain to complete my foreign language requirements. I am a full time, second year, pre-bachelor student majoring in Psychology, as well as a mother and nurse. When Prof. Albrecht introduced our Spanish 1 class to the opportunity to study abroad … Continue reading Following My Dreams And Going To Spain With SPC!
SPC student, Keith Martin, is ready to leave for Spain with St. Petersburg College after receiving a study abroad scholarship: “Undeniably, the day one discovers their soulmate or hears the first cries of their newborn baby forever impacts their life’s journey. However, life changing events are not always grand ordeals planned out months in advance … Continue reading A Life Forever Changed. I Am Going To Spain With SPC!
I feel the Spain study abroad program will benefit me academically by being immersed in the Spanish culture. I believe it will provide a richer experience than a typical classroom setting because I will be able to explore, absorb and appreciate a language and culture that is new to me. Being able to eat the … Continue reading SPC Students Studies Abroad in Spain: Expectations And Fears!
Don’t wait! You still have a few days to sign up to Study Abroad with SPC! By participating in a study abroad program, students are given the opportunity to take an SPC course in a different country. Studying abroad gives students the opportunity to earn college credits while stepping out of their comfort zone and experiencing … Continue reading Hurry! You are still on time to sign up to Study Abroad with SPC!
The North American Language and Culture Assistants Program is an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain to provide North American students who are native speakers of English or French with the opportunity to assist teachers in the English or French programs in elementary, secondary or language schools in Spain (12 … Continue reading Paid Teaching Opportunities in Spain for Native Speakers of English!
I moved to Florida a few years ago and worked in a restaurant with people from all over the world, from that moment I had an instant desire to travel. Life had always gotten in the way until I started St. Petersburg College and found out that they had a study abroad program. I checked … Continue reading Traveling Internationally Alone For The First Time With SPC!
The beginning of spring semester 2017 I walked into my Spanish 1 class not knowing any proper Spanish prior to the course. As I opened the door and walked in, I was immediately greeted by woman with a kind, sweet voice, who introduced herself as Profesora Levin, instantly I felt relief in my decision to … Continue reading My SPC Study Abroad Program Summed Up In Four Words: NO SPAIN NO GAIN!
When I had the idea of going on a study abroad I went to the SPC homepage and immediately found the Spain program. I brought the idea up to my friends and family and, of course, none of them liked the fact that I would be gone for 3 weeks. I told them it was … Continue reading I’m Leaving My SPC Spain Study Abroad Program With New Friendships and Connections
Hello my name is Hailemelekot Brouk and I have attended the Study Abroad program that traveled to Salamanca. There are many unique things that occur in Salamanca that would not happen in Florida such as greeting someone kissing both of their cheeks, seeing the streets and sidewalks full of people walking, the dry but hot … Continue reading Exploring Salamanca, Segovia, & La Peña De Francia On My Spain Study Abroad Program