Pinellas County’s Fire Administration Special Operations Teams prepare for emergencies – getting training to handle and rescue people injured in chemical spills, tanker accidents and more – at St. Petersburg College’s Allstate Center and Fire Training Center.
Considering a public service career? Mark your calendar for June 19-22, for St. Petersburg College’s Career and Academic Community Fair.
St. Petersburg College’s Ethics in Action club collected 169 bags of pet food in their pet food drive.
The third annual Touch-A-Truck on St. Petersburg College Allstate Campus on Saturday, April 22 put the spotlight on public safety vehicles and careers that serve the community. This year’s Touch-A-Truck featured tours of the Bayflite helicopter, and John Hopkins’s new pediatric ambulance. Emergency Medical Technician and St. Petersburg College student Rick Washington was on hand to show … Continue reading Touch-A-Truck Spotlights Careers in Public Safety
Toastmasters is helping prepare St. Petersburg College cadets to become better speakers and leaders. The Law Enforcement Academy at SPC has provided quality training programs for law enforcement officers for more than 25 years. As current cadets from the Police Recruit Classes 202 and 203 and Corrections Recruit Class 92 complete the academic and defensive tactics … Continue reading Toastmasters Helps Prepare SPC Cadets
Staying safe starts by learning and getting safety tips from the experts on crime prevention. That’s precisely what about 20 women did at the April 6 Women’s Self-Defense and Personal Safety Workshop with retired Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Denise Nestor. It was hosted at St. Petersburg College’s Allstate Center. Defending yourself starts with understanding … Continue reading SPC Allstate Workshop Teaches Safety Tips, Self-Defense
Public safety careers are the stars of the show at the third annual Touch-a-Truck! The event returns to St. Petersburg College Allstate Campus on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. This free family-friendly event is a perfect introduction to the Public Safety family on campus. Real Vehicles, Real Heroes, Real Fun Touch-a-Truck … Continue reading Public Safety careers showcased at third annual Touch-a-Truck
St. Petersburg College’s Firefighting Academy Class 49 assisted the Red Cross, Oldsmar Fire Rescue Department and the International Association of Fire Fighters 2980 in providing and installing life-saving smoke detectors in the Gull Aire Village senior community.
Recruits from St. Petersburg College’s Fire Academy Class #49 participated in the American Lung Association’s stair climb, held March 11 at the Bank of America Plaza in Tampa. The Fight for Air Climb is a way for firefighters and the community to raise funds to support the American Lung Association, which has positively impacted those affected by lung disease. The … Continue reading SPC Fire Academy participates in Tampa stair climb
“Dr. Law was one of the main founders and an instrumental supporter of our program,” said Public Policy Program Instructor-in-Charge Jeff Kronschnabl. “We appreciate his enthusiasm and just wanted to say thank you for all he’s done for our program and our students.”