In March, the St. Petersburg College Bay Pines STEM Center received a brand new water sampling well that will help the college’s environmental science students practice their skills and monitor the sensitive ecosystem around the STEM Center.
Shirley A. Jackson, George R. Carruthers, Mae Carol Jemison, Euphemia Lofton Hayes, Kelly Miller, and Percy Julian are among those African American History Month heroes honored at a Tarpon Springs Campus display celebrating African American history in February.
The college’s new Bay Pines STEM Center was home to Dr. Erin Goergen’s inaugural STEM by the Bay Conference, held in January. Organizers designed the conference to allow students to meet with STEM professionals and learn how they entered their chosen fields and to get hands-on experience while exploring what areas were a best fit for them.
In collaboration with SPC’s Tampa Bay SEEDs Scholarship Program, the Bay Pines STEM Center is hosting the STEM by the Bay Conference, Workshops, and Service events this January 12, 13, and 15. This free event is open to all SPC students. Registration for this event can be for a single day, or for all three days.
SPC’s Women2STEM Symposium gave attendees a chance to find inspiration and see their heroes up close: artist and former astronaut Nicole Stott, television meteorologist Lindsay Milbourne and Pinellas County Schools K-12 STEM Specialist Laura Spence.
St. Petersburg College’s upcoming Biology Open House on Oct. 18 will spotlight careers in biology and biotechnology.
Astronaut and SPC alumna Nicole Stott will speak at the Oct. 16 Women2STEM Symposium on SPC’s Clearwater Campus to help celebrate women’s roles in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Joining Stott on the panel will be FOX 13 Meteorologist Lindsay Milbourne, and Pinellas County Schools K-12 STEM Specialist Laura Spence. The event is free and open to the public.
SPC’s Dr. Melissa Coakley, an avid naturalist and field herper, discusses the ethical dilemmas field herpetology and non-native wildlife can raise.
This free event will give science enthusiasts of all ages a chance to do some hands-on demonstrations and experiments. Our goal is share our science excitement with as many people as possible.
The St. Petersburg College Planetarium’s solar eclipse event on August 21 at the Gibbs campus was a blazing success.