Category: Travel

A virtual discussion with Northern Ireland Musicians

The Center of International Programs recently held a virtual discussion with musicians from Northern Ireland as part of the Northern Ireland Virtual Study Abroad Program. During this time, students had the opportunity to learn more about traditional Irish culture and music. Click here to watch the recording. Brian, Josie and Sean, the musicians who joined … Continue reading A virtual discussion with Northern Ireland Musicians

Vietnamese dream came true at St. Petersburg College

By: Vy Pham I used to be a very stubborn and a quiet girl. My parents always complained to me because of that. I also received a lot of sarcasm from my relative because of my personality. However, because of my personality, I always proved to myself through my actions and achievements instead of words. … Continue reading Vietnamese dream came true at St. Petersburg College

International Education Week expands SPC’s world view

International education week is a week where we celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Although this year’s SPC’s International Education Week was celebrated a little differently, hundreds of students, staff, and faculty participated in a variety of virtual activities.  During the week of November 16, 2020, The Center for International Programs provided some great … Continue reading International Education Week expands SPC’s world view

Sane Haidara, SPC Alum in Timbuktu chats with SPC student club

Written by: Vy Pham and Elena Rami The Multicultural International Club (MIC) based at the SPC Clearwater campus enables international and American students from different backgrounds to make new friends and share their cultures. It is a great way to make connections and learn about different countries and cultures, including traditions, food, education, values, beliefs, … Continue reading Sane Haidara, SPC Alum in Timbuktu chats with SPC student club

SPC student challenges her comfort zone with study abroad in Spain

A helpful host family eases the transition to Spanish language learning and new cultural awareness during study abroad in Spain. – Jackelyn Ayala-Otero, SPC Student, Spain Program, June 2019 Studying abroad was an amazing opportunity to say the least. Spending time in a country that is culturally different allows for experiences I never imagined. Spain … Continue reading SPC student challenges her comfort zone with study abroad in Spain

SPC students helping wildlife in Namibia – May 2020!

Vet Tech Students: Study Abroad with SPC faculty Janet Modrakovic and experience hands-on conservation efforts with big cats, baboons and much more as a volunteer at the Namibia Wildlife Sanctuary. Application Deadline: August 22, 2019 Interview with lead faculty by August 23, 2019 Apply Now! Nestled within the heart of a vast African savannah, the … Continue reading SPC students helping wildlife in Namibia – May 2020!

SPC Student Shares Her Experience While Exploring Veterinary Care in Australia!

Australia

“Australia is a beautiful country and we only got to see a small chunk of it. We went in their winter season, so their climate was just perfect. Most days we would be waking up at a brisk 15C (59F) and then it would warm up to a nice 28C (83F) by the afternoon. We … Continue reading SPC Student Shares Her Experience While Exploring Veterinary Care in Australia!