Toastmasters Helps Prepare SPC Cadets

Graduation at Allstate Center






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

SPC Allstate Workshop Teaches Safety Tips, Self-Defense

Safety tips and self-defense workshop






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 showcased at third annual Touch-a-Truck

Public Safety Careers Bayflite






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

SPC Fire Academy participates in Tampa stair climb

Fire Academy at the Tampa Stair Climb






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

Ethics students visit the Florida Holocaust Museum on Veterans Day






by Ethics Department Assistant Professor Joann Vaughan This past Veterans Day, I and my students from the Seminole campus and online classes of St. Petersburg College visited the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg. The visit was sponsored by the St. Petersburg College Applied Ethics Department. When we arrived, we were given the opportunity to … Continue reading Ethics students visit the Florida Holocaust Museum on Veterans Day

Fall Ethics Forum -student reaction by Danielle Zeiro






Dr. Tan’s Story I attended Dr. Tan’s forum on October 19, 2016. I listened to him tell his story, and I left Clearwater with a new perspective on life. Dr. Tan grew up in poverty in China where he didn’t even have shoes to wear to school. His mother was alcoholic and abusive, and he … Continue reading Fall Ethics Forum -student reaction by Danielle Zeiro