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Ethics students visit the Florida Holocaust Museum on Veterans Day

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

Fall Ethics Forum -student reaction by Danielle Zeiro

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

SPC Allstate Hosted 3rd Annual Haunted Halloween House

4 Haunted Rooms, 350+ Guests, and Safe Trick-or-Treating are just a few highlights that took place during this year’s Annual Spooky Haunted Open House. As usual, we kicked off our Haunted Halloween festivities here at SPC Allstate with the Door Decorating Contest. We welcomed each department to join in on the fun this year with … Continue reading SPC Allstate Hosted 3rd Annual Haunted Halloween House

Ethics fall scholarships awarded

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

Weekend College comes back to the SPC Allstate Campus

It’s back! Weekend College will be available at the SPC Allstate Campus for the second time this upcoming spring 2017 semester. We want to provide flexibility and minimal impact onto your workflow by giving you total control when creating your schedule. With the Weekend College Program, you are now able to take courses on Saturdays so … Continue reading Weekend College comes back to the SPC Allstate Campus

Holocaust Museum visit proves poignant to SPC ethics students

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

Celebrating Hispanic heritage: Latin dance aerobic fitness

SPC Allstate is celebrating Hispanic Heritage by doing Latin Dance! Join the Party…I mean “Workout”! Latin Dance is an aerobic fitness event that will be held Wednesday, October 12 from 5:15-6 p.m.  Latin Dance is a Zumba workout featuring movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American and Afro … Continue reading Celebrating Hispanic heritage: Latin dance aerobic fitness

David Brooks speaks at SPC Foundation event

On Wednesday, September 21, The St. Petersburg College Foundation hosted its second annual distinguished speaker event featuring political and social analyst and best-selling author David Brooks. Brooks is a New York Times columnist and a commentator on PBS NewsHour. His newest book is The Road to Character. Two kinds of virtue As an ethics professor, I am … Continue reading David Brooks speaks at SPC Foundation event

Alpha Phi Sigma comes to the SPC Allstate Campus

Alpha Phi Sigma comes to the SPC Allstate Campus! This past Thursday, September 15th, the SPC Allstate Campus hosted an informational session with hopes of creating their very own chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma. What is Alpha Phi Sigma you ask? Well it’s a National Criminal Justice Honor Society that was founded at Washington State … Continue reading Alpha Phi Sigma comes to the SPC Allstate Campus

SPC Allstate’s Kickboxing Event: Get fit with Fit 2 Kick

Get ready for Fit 2 Kick! -A kickboxing class event in September 19, starting Monday from 5:15- 6:00PM in the MAT Room. Punch and Kick to the beat. Fit 2 Kick is a fitness event that uses martial arts techniques such as boxing movements to the rhythm of music. This cardio kickboxing class is design … Continue reading SPC Allstate’s Kickboxing Event: Get fit with Fit 2 Kick