St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy and Administration program is celebrating 10 years of preparing students for careers in public service. The program boasts a 90 percent job placement rate, with some graduates working in government, legal and nonprofit sectors, and others in the private sector addressing policy-related issues.
When Myriam Irizarry was a child growing up, times were very tough. Her single mom was raising her and six other children in a small shack with no electricity or running water in the mountains of Puerto Rico. Decades later, Irizarry now sits as a Pinellas County Court judge in the Criminal Division of the 6th Judicial Circuit.
St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy and Administration program has formed a new partnership, this time with the City of Largo, who will appoint one SPC student each year into their Management Fellowship program. The Management Fellowship, which pays $33,280 and lasts for 12 months, is open only to recent SPC graduates with a bachelor’s in … Continue reading Management Fellowship Offers Experience
St. Petersburg College’s Training Center earned a perfect audit – the fourth consecutive one for the Center.
St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy and Administration department hosted Pinellas County’s new Administrator at their Leadership speaker Series luncheon.
St. Petersburg College’s Center for Public Safety Innovation, part of the College of Public Safety, hosted a free trauma seminar for students and staff.
Long-time Allstate Campus tradition, the Gene Barr Annual Chili Cook-Off, made a triumphant return.
Thank you to all who have made the decision to serve as a law enforcement officer, and a special thanks to those agencies and officers in our community.
The Applied Ethics Institute at St. Petersburg College welcomed Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and best-selling author Sharyl Attkisson. Attkisson was joined on stage by Ethics Professor Nicholas Manias, and the two discussed topics such as media ethics and media literacy.