Category: Certifications

Free Program Offers Summer Opportunity To Earn CompTIA Certification

PITCH Program CompTIA Certification

The college partnered with the City of St. Petersburg’s Cohort of Champions to design the program, which stands for Persistence Incorporated inTo College, Hired. It is designed to deliver high quality educational, career, and character-development training for African-American males in St. Petersburg. Attend the May 10 orientation at the SPC Midtown Douglas L. Jamerson Center to learn more.

Information Technology student named Outstanding Online Student

William Wantling

When St. Petersburg College co-hosts the annual International Technology Council (ITC) eLearning Conference Feb. 19-22 at the Tradewinds Resort, ITC and SPC will present the 2017 Outstanding Online Student Award to College of Computer and Information Technology student William Wantling. Wantling began his online journey to a degree in Fall 2015, but before that, his … Continue reading Information Technology student named Outstanding Online Student

How to get hired as a developer without job experience

So you want to become a  developer. You have worked really hard for the last two (or four) years, hitting those books and writing code.  You have the Java certifications and degree in hand. Now you are tirelessly searching the job boards for that first job. Unfortunately, every employer keeps asking for “experience” but you have … Continue reading How to get hired as a developer without job experience

St. Petersburg College maintains industry centered curriculum

With rapid changes in the IT industry, it is vital that colleges and universities maintain industry centered curriculum standards. To ensure that this is the case, professors from St. Petersburg College’s College of Computer & Information Technology (CCIT) attend conferences regarding its programs. Laura Malave, Academic Department Chair, attended the IT A.S. Program Review Committee … Continue reading St. Petersburg College maintains industry centered curriculum

MeasureUp Practice Exams: A pathway to Microsoft certifications

Computer Lab

In an effort to prepare students for Microsoft certifications exams, Dr. Holly Hoopes, Microsoft Professor for College of Computer & Information Technology (CCIT) at St. Petersburg College piloted practice exams called MeasureUp, in her courses. These exams are for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate track, (MCSA). Learn more about SPC’s College of Computer & Information Technology. The … Continue reading MeasureUp Practice Exams: A pathway to Microsoft certifications

New Accelerated CCNA Certificate Program Gets Results

Contributing writer The 2013 fall semester marked the first time the new accelerated CISCO certified Network Associates (CCNA) Certificate was offered through CCIT, which allowed students to complete 12 credit hours of computer networking courses in just 16 weeks, as well as prepare them to sit for the industry-wide CCNA exam. The new intensive blended … Continue reading New Accelerated CCNA Certificate Program Gets Results

HITT Program moves to Corporate Training Center

The HITT grant program has transitioned to St. Petersburg College’s (SPC) Corporate Training Center located at 13805 58th St North Largo FL, 33760. When the program began in the fall of 2012, individuals who were unemployed and qualified for the program, had the opportunity to pursue one of three certificates: Java Programming (JAVA-CT) Microsoft IT … Continue reading HITT Program moves to Corporate Training Center

HITT Grant Program returns in 2013

The Tampa Bay Hi-Tech Training Program (HITT) offers free technology training to local unemployed workers. The program covers the costs of tuition, books and fees and is made possible through a $3.8 million grant from the Department of Labor. We are officially accepting applications for the HITT Certificate Grant Program at St. Petersburg College. For … Continue reading HITT Grant Program returns in 2013