Category: Public Policy

International student hopes to better his community

Sane Haidara, international student

Growing up in Timbuktu When St. Petersburg College International Student Sane Haidara was an 11-year-old boy growing up in Timbuktu, Mali, he liked to hang out around the hotels in what was then a tourist destination. He enjoyed practicing his English and talking to the visitors from faraway places. In 2001, he met Floridians Tony … Continue reading International student hopes to better his community

Widely Acclaimed Political and Social Analyst David Brooks comes to SPC

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from David Brooks – one of today’s savviest analysts of politics and foreign affairs! All students, faculty and friends are invited to join the SPC Foundation on Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 7-9 p.m. at the Palladium Theater for its Second Annual Distinguished Speaker Event featuring New York Times op-ed … Continue reading Widely Acclaimed Political and Social Analyst David Brooks comes to SPC

Dream Catcher: SPC Public Policy grad lands dream job #SPCInspires

Photo of Mecca Bellmore Serfustini

Public Policy grad Mecca Bellmore Serfustini wrapped up the first year of SPC’s partnership with the City of Seminole by scoring her dream job. When Seminole City Manager Frank Edmunds was getting ready to retire last year, Public Policy and Administration’s Professor in Charge Jeff Kronschnabl wanted to know how St. Petersburg College could honor … Continue reading Dream Catcher: SPC Public Policy grad lands dream job #SPCInspires

Public Policy student’s mission

Photo of Sane Haidara

St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy and Administration student Sane Haidara came to the United States from Timbuktu, Mali with an ambitious goal: improve human rights, including equal rights for men and women, educational opportunities, sanitation, health, and reduce malnutrition in his homeland. Growing up in this West African nation, Sane has witnessed first-hand starvation, lack … Continue reading Public Policy student’s mission