The Center for International Programs is hosting a special edition International Coffee Hour on Monday, September 21! Join us for coffee, tea, and snacks while celebrating the International Day of Peace: Sign the Peace Pledge Learn how to fold origami cranes Find out why paper cranes became a symbol of peace Event Details … Continue reading International Day of Peace Coffee Hour Sept. 21 at St Pete/Gibbs!
Studying abroad is one of the best ways college students can acquire international experience necessary to succeed in today’s global marketplace. Understanding the importance of the “international experience”, SPC has become a commitment partner with the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s Generation Study Abroad initiative in order to lead efforts to expand opportunities for our students … Continue reading Over 500 Scholarships for American Students to Study in Ireland
On June 13, 2015, seventeen students completed The Humpty Dumpty Institute’s United Nation Boot Camp. This week-long immersion study program in Washington D.C. and New York City helps students become global leaders by connecting them with the United Nations and by building bridges between the international body and universities around the world. Participants gain hands-on … Continue reading United Nations Boot Camp 2015
A warm Shokran (that’s “thank you” in Arabic) to everyone who helped make Clearwater campus’s April 1 Middle Eastern Quad Event such a success! More than 375 students joined in to enjoy this unique learning experience about Middle Eastern cultures. A local restaurant provided delicious authentic Middle Eastern dishes for students to try, and attendees … Continue reading Middle Eastern Culture Quad Event on Clearwater Campus
International Programs was thrilled to repeat the annual visit to Florida’s state government seat at Tallahassee with Dr. Law on March 18 and 19, 2015. Forty-seven students participated in this fantastic learning experience, eleven of whom were SPC international students. Sane Haidara, originally of Mali, had the following reaction to his experience: We went to … Continue reading International Students and SPC Leadership Team Visit Tallahassee March 19!
As part of the 26th Annual International Conference on College teaching and Learning, SPC family is invited to participate in the Jumping the Fence into Administration leadership experience on March 30 and 31, 2015. For more information, please see the flyer linked here: 26th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning To register for the leadership … Continue reading Leadership Experience Opportunity: Jumping the Fence into Administration
This March, Bulgaria celebrates its National Holiday, marking the 137th anniversary of its liberation from five centuries of Ottoman rule. In honor of the Bulgarian National Holiday, there will be a picnic to celebrate! The event will be hosted by RODINA, the Bulgarian American Culture Center in the Tampa Bay area: Sunday, March 1, 2015 at … Continue reading Celebrate the Liberation Day of Bulgaria with RODINA on March 1st!
For students learning Spanish, English, or any other language Wednesday, March 4 at 12:30 – Second Language Learning Strategies –Library Presenter – Dr. Fernando Ojeda This workshop will focus on strategies to enhance second language learning. Typical problems will be proposed that hinder second language learners, and personal experiences will be shared from the classroom … Continue reading Free Language Learning Workshops!
Students can learn about SPC programs and other opportunities with institutions around the country at the FREE CollegeWeekLive Virtual Study Abroad Fair! Event Details: Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Time: 12:00 to 8:00 PM EST Location: Online Link – Register here! The first Virtual Study Abroad Fair, hosted by CollegeWeekLive, IIE, and the U.S. Department of … Continue reading Virtual Study Abroad Fair, February 25, 2015 – SPC is participating!
On February 26 at the St Petersburg Conference on World Affairs, a panel of experts will discuss terrorism in our time. Panelist Wole Soyinka, Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature and one of Nigeria’s leading public intellectuals, will discuss the terror group Boko Haram and its threat to west and central Africa. To register … Continue reading Terrorism: How Long and How to Resist It?