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7/5/2016 Press Release
Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of July 5, 2016

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of July 5, 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.

Drone training offered by St. Petersburg College for 3,000 new jobs in Florida
A change in Federal Aviation Administration regulations for drone operators is expected to bring Florida 3,000 new jobs and $632 million in economic impact by 2017 (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International). Overall, more than 100,000 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) jobs over the next 10 years are expected to make an economic impact of $82 billion.
The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College is hosting:
    • Five-day UAS Pilot Certificate Prep Course
    • 4-8 p.m. July 18-22
    • SPC EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N., Largo 33760
    • Info: 727-341-4445
    • Read more here.

St. Petersburg College Women 2 Stem Summer Program
St. Petersburg College will host a special four-week summer program to bring “Women 2 Stem.” Sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9, 16, 23 and 30 at the Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. During the sessions, participants will be mentored by mathematicians, scientists, engineers and technologists – all women with real-world experience in their fields. Read more here.

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

Paralegal New Student Orientation and Info Session
Thursday, July 7, 2016
5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
Clearwater Campus
2465 Drew St., Clearwater 33765

Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) Program Tour
Friday, July 8, 2016
10:00 to 10:45 a.m.
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg 33710

LINCS Supply Chain Management Program Info Session
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Seminole Campus
9200 113 St. N., Seminole 33772

Marilyn Shaw
Public Relations Specialist
Marketing and Strategic Communications
St. Petersburg College
(727) 341-4712