Some lucky SPC computer networking students attended the annual Cisco Live conference this summer including Melissa Zelaya and Lindsay Weber, winners of the IT Management Scholarship for Women in Technology.
“Right behind the research triangle in North Carolina sits Tampa Bay – the second fastest growing in the country,” said Daniel J. Scott, Co-Executive Director of Tampa Bay Tech, at SPC’s 2018 Technology Career Summit. “You can work in any industry that you want here in the greater Tampa Bay Area with your tech degree.”
Tampa Bay New Skills at Work recently hosted a discussion to inform tech students on the value of Meetups. “I am always looking for talent to help with my side hustles,” said Mathew Thomas, Principal Software Architect at Malwarebytes. “Recruiters regularly attend our meetups to look for talent.”
TechCamp, a program that prepares junior talent for connecting to the technology sector through skill development, networking and portfolio development, recognized 16 graduates on April 26 at a networking event that culminated the 20-hour program.
Occupations in technology are the fastest growing career sector nationally and locally, and St. Petersburg College and the City of St. Petersburg are offering an opportunity for FREE training – the PITCH Program.
Get prepared to launch or advance your career and network with employers at the spring Tech Career Summit at St. Petersburg College. The summit will be March 14 at the EpiCenter. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. #spctechsummit
Attend St. Petersburg College’s Technology Career Exploration Workshop on March 15 for those looking to major in the field.
SPC’s Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Club recently attended BSides Tampa 2018 hosted by the Tampa Bay Chapter of (ISC)2. The BSides Tampa conference focuses on providing attendees with the latest in information security research, development, and exploits.
Marc Regis Hannah, Mark Dean, Malik Ducard, and Ty Ahmad-Taylor are among those African American History Month heroes honored at a Tarpon Springs Campus display celebrating African American history in February.
Registration is open for the 2018 Intercollegiate Programming Competition, which will be held in April at the SPC Clearwater Campus. Students from colleges across the state will be participating in this programming competition, in which contestants will be given a series of computer programming problems to solve and competing for bragging rights plus cash prizes.