SPC Professor Christian Moriarty took part in the 2021 Annual Conference for the International Center for Academic Integrity where sessions included research on identifying contract cheating, developing effective integrity policy, and inspiring academic cultures and students toward honor and truthfulness in all aspects of academic life.
St. Petersburg College’s Ethics Bowl Team won the first and third places in the Stetson University Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition
Experts from federal, state, and local governments spoke and shared educational and work experience with attending students.
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.
Ethics in Action club chapters from the Clearwater and Gibbs campuses met for the first time in February.
St. Petersburg College’s Ethics in Action club collected 169 bags of pet food in their pet food drive.
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
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
By Dr. Laurie King, Professor of Applied Ethics Every fall and spring semester, the Applied Ethics Institute awards scholarships to students enrolled in our PHI 1600 Applied Ethics course. We have been awarding these scholarships for years, giving out $1000.00 divided between five different students each semester. We also try to make sure students from … Continue reading Ethics fall scholarships awarded
By Melissa Coakley, Professor On Friday, September 30 the St. Petersburg College Applied Ethics Department sponsored a student field trip to the Florida Holocaust Museum in St. Petersburg. The visit helped solidify some of the theoretical notions learned in PHI 1600, such as Kant’s Respect for Persons, the categorical imperative put forth by philosopher Immanuel … Continue reading Holocaust Museum visit proves poignant to SPC ethics students