Category: computer technology

Robotics Club generates interest for SPC technology students

Interested in joining St. Petersburg College’s Robotics Club? Clubs are one way the College of Computer & Information Technology (CCIT) strives to stimulate student interest in information technology. One professor who is piloting a Robotics Club is CCIT Professor Adrian Tillman. Tillman has been with the college since fall 2011. Previously a lead software engineer … Continue reading Robotics Club generates interest for SPC technology students

Top tools for becoming a professional developer

Now that the holiday season has come and gone, I know many of you have holiday cash that’s burning a hole in your pocket. Wait a minute. Before you go out and buy that new pair of Air Yeezy sneakers, how about making an investment in yourself first? If you plan on becoming a professional … Continue reading Top tools for becoming a professional developer

Alec Fyfe discusses NETLAB+ and its role in the SPC community

According to Alec Fyfe, Systems Analyst Intern for the AIS department at St Petersburg College (SPC), NETLAB+ is an Internet-based lab for instructor-led training developed by the NDG (Network Development Group, Inc.). Through the use of an Internet browser, NETLAB+ provides a gateway to course content located on servers within the EpiCenter campus at SPC. … Continue reading Alec Fyfe discusses NETLAB+ and its role in the SPC community

Shelly Copeland Creates App for Google Summer of Code Contest

When Professor Brad Yourth announced to his Java Programming students that there was going to be a Google Summer of Code contest (GSC), Programming student Shelly Copeland jumped at the opportunity. She created a concept for Android in just a few days. Though she did not win the contest, Yourth said that her work and … Continue reading Shelly Copeland Creates App for Google Summer of Code Contest

Brad Yourth introduces computer club to SPC students

In the fall of 2011, Professor Brad Yourth introduced a computer club to his students on the Clearwater campus. This club is modeled after the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) club which was originally formed in 1947 when computers were called machines. Though much time has passed since its beginning, the ACM club strives for … Continue reading Brad Yourth introduces computer club to SPC students

The added responsibilities of adjuncts at St. Petersburg College

     Teaching is not the only responsibility of Matthew Bodie. He also is the Information Services Librarian on the Tarpon Springs campus of St. Petersburg College.      In addition to teaching LIS 1002 Electronic Research Strategies for College Students and LIS 2004 Introduction to Internet as a Research Tool, Bodie teaches CGS 1070 Basic Computer … Continue reading The added responsibilities of adjuncts at St. Petersburg College