Category: Student Success Stories

SPC’s Model United Nations Team: A Diverse Delegation #SPCInspires

St. Petersburg College’s Model United Nations team was honored as an Outstanding Delegation at the National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York. Outstanding Delegation is the highest award given at the New York conference, which hosted more than 3,000 delegates this year, and puts SPC’s Model UN team in the top 10 percent … Continue reading SPC’s Model United Nations Team: A Diverse Delegation #SPCInspires

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

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

SPC paralegal student excels in academic, legal worlds

St. Petersburg College student  Amy Bhatt is excelling beyond measures. Now a paralegal bachelor’s degree student at SPC, Bhatt has received more than five academic awards in 2015 alone including SPC’s Apollo Award. The award is presented by the St. Petersburg College Alumni Association to the college’s outstanding associate degree graduate with winners chosen for their leadership, scholastic … Continue reading SPC paralegal student excels in academic, legal worlds

Public Policy student earns Cisco Certification, internship at Tech Data

St. Petersburg College’s Public Policy Administration program is not just about politics. Senior Rafael Murga will graduate this summer with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy but hopes to use the degree to pursue a career in technology. “My initial reaction is to say that this program changed the entire direction of my life — … Continue reading Public Policy student earns Cisco Certification, internship at Tech Data

SPC Public Policy student gets new baby and new job in the same day

Peter Parapon

With his wife due to deliver their baby any day, and a job interview scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, SPC Public Policy student and United States Air Force Veteran Peter Parapon expected the coming week would be busier than usual. But when he woke up on Monday, Nov. 17, he could not have dreamed what the … Continue reading SPC Public Policy student gets new baby and new job in the same day