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Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of May 9, 2016
Date:  5/9/2016
ArticleType:  Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of May 9, 2016
This is a media brief from St. Petersburg College about events you may find of interest. For more information, contact Rita Farlow, Assistant Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications, at 727-302-6526 or Marilyn Shaw, Public Relations Specialist, 727-341-4712.

SPC fall term registration is now open
Registration for the fall semester has opened. The regular fall term begins Aug. 16 and the fall express term begins Sept. 12. Additionally, registration for the regular summer term continues. The regular summer term starts May 16 and the summer express term begins June 13. SPC has guaranteed scheduling so no class will be canceled once it is posted. Learn more here.

Underwater Cleanup hosted by Clearwater Campus Scuba Club and Science Adventures Club
The Clearwater Campus Scuba Club and Science Adventures Club will host a cleanup to remove old fishing gear and crab trap ropes that can be harmful to marine life. The clean-up will be held on Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at Pier 60, 1 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater Beach.

SPC Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships
St. Petersburg College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. During the 2015-16 academic year, the college awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships to more than 1,900 students. Not all Foundation Scholarships are based on financial need. To qualify for a scholarship:
1. Apply to SPC
2. Apply for Foundation Scholarships
The deadline to apply is by 5 p.m. May 20, 2016. Learn more here.

Family-friendly Touch-a-Truck event
St. Petersburg College’s Allstate Center will honor National Armed Forces Day with its Second Annual “Touch-a-Truck” event on Saturday, May 21. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Allstate Center, 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg. “Touch-a-Truck” is a fun and affordable, family-friendly event where children, teens and parents can see impressive vehicles up close, learn about their functions and the exciting careers associated with those vehicles. For more information about how you can sponsor or participate in “Touch-a-Truck,” please contact Dee Mortellaro at 727-614-7019 or use this survey to RSVP for the event:?http://web.spcollege.edu/survey/20785  

Upcoming information sessions
Prospective students can learn more about our programs at one of our upcoming information sessions:??

Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) Program Tour
Friday, May 13, 2016
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 5th Ave. N. St. Petersburg 33710

2016 Public Utilities Career Expo
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seminole Campus, Seminole Conference Center
9200 113 St. N., Seminole 33772

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