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.
Sane Haidara, a 2016 SPC graduate, recently told SPC’s Multicultural Internal Club how he turned his capstone project into a reality in Timbuktu, Mali.
St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy and Administration department hosted Pinellas County’s new Administrator at their Leadership speaker Series luncheon.
SPC Alumnus spoke at the 15th Public Policy Leadership Speaker Series on 4/10. A panel of alumni spoke on how their education changed their lives.
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.
William H. Hastie, Bass Reeves, President Barack Obama, and Thurgood Marshall are among those African American History Month heroes honored at a Tarpon Springs Campus display celebrating African American history in February.
SPC student finalists from around the college debated immigration issues during the fourth annual Great Debate held at SPC’s Seminole Campus. The winners at the November event were Tracy Pham from the Seminole Campus in first place, Destiny Rodriguez from Downtown/Midtown in second place, and Madison Reslink from Clearwater in third.
Considering a public service career? Mark your calendar for June 19-22, for St. Petersburg College’s Career and Academic Community Fair.
“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.”