Category: Study Abroad

2017-2018 SPC Study Abroad Programs and Scholarships

Study Abroad

The Center for International Programs is proud to welcome the 2017-2018 academic year with ten different, life-changing study abroad programs available to our students. 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 … Continue reading 2017-2018 SPC Study Abroad Programs and Scholarships

Study Psychology and Tropical Ecology in Honduras During Summer 2018 with SPC!

Psychology

Earn credit in Abnormal Psychology (CLP 2140) and Tropical Ecology (BSC 2365) this summer while studying abroad in Honduras! Hi, I am Sara Brzezinski, and I am one of the faculty members who will be leading an interdisciplinary trip to Honduras summer 2018. Our program includes a variety of different activities and adventures. I will … Continue reading Study Psychology and Tropical Ecology in Honduras During Summer 2018 with SPC!

Service Learning in Belize: SPC Students Making an Impact at the Octavia Waight Center

Octavia Waight Center

On July 18, 2017, the faculty and students participating in the Belize study abroad program had the opportunity to spend some time with the staff and residents at Octavia Waight Center, an elder care facility. The students had the opportunity to visit with the residents and learn their life stories, benefiting from the wisdom and … Continue reading Service Learning in Belize: SPC Students Making an Impact at the Octavia Waight Center

Application Is Now Open For SPC’s New Zealand Study Abroad Program

New Zealand Study Abroad

Join St. Petersburg College faculty and students on the New Zealand Study Abroad program. This life-changing experience will grant you the opportunity to expand your worldview in a two-week immersion program. Travel between the dates of May 10-26, 2018. Application deadline: January 22, 2018 Please note: While the deadline for this program is January 22, … Continue reading Application Is Now Open For SPC’s New Zealand Study Abroad Program

SPC Study Abroad Scholarships Now Open – Apply Now!

Study Abroad scholarships

Did you know that SPC offers study abroad scholarships? Thanks to this opportunity, study abroad is now within reach! See below the full list of study abroad scholarships available for all programs. Program Amount Deadline France $2,500 Sept 27, 2017 Germany $2,000 Aug 28, 2017 Greece $2,000 Sept 27, 2017 Honduras $2,500 Sept 27, 2017 … Continue reading SPC Study Abroad Scholarships Now Open – Apply Now!

Make A Difference For Children In Jamaica – School Supply Drive Aug 9-18, 2017

School Supply Drive

Help us make the Jamaica Education Study Abroad School Supply Drive a success! In the upcoming fall semester, a group of SPC College of Education student volunteers will be headed to Jamaica to work directly with children from first through sixth grades, helping them increase their reading skills. These children live in rural areas where the literacy rate is just … Continue reading Make A Difference For Children In Jamaica – School Supply Drive Aug 9-18, 2017

My Favorite Meal and My First Train Ride In Italy with SPC!

Train Ride

My Favorite Meal While in Italy, my favorite meal was atop the mountains overlooking Rome. After a long bus ride from the city to the mountains, we stopped at a small mountainside town. When we arrived, we walked through the city for a few minutes, admiring the locals enjoying their evenings, and then found the … Continue reading My Favorite Meal and My First Train Ride In Italy with SPC!

Experiencing new food in Italy on my SPC Study Abroad program

Italian food

During my trip in Italy, I of course explored the different ways Italians live, versus how Americans live. One thing I experienced was something we all must experience, to survive: food. My goodness, was it different. Some background: most countries, except for the United States, ban a lot of preservatives and high fructose corn syrup. … Continue reading Experiencing new food in Italy on my SPC Study Abroad program