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8/1/2016 Member News
Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of August 1, 2016

Subject: Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of August 1, 2016

This is a media brief from St. Petersburg College about events and items 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.
 
Pinellas County School Board Candidate Forum co-sponsored by The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College
The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College is co-sponsoring the Pinellas County School Board Candidate Forum at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 at the SPC Seminole Campus Digitorium, 9200 113 St. N. Bay News 9 Senior Anchor Al Ruechel and Urban Development Solutions Vice President Gypsy Gallardo will serve as moderators for the forum. PCSB candidates include: Joanne Lentino (District 1-At large); Eileen Long (District 4); Dr. Matt Stewart (District 1- At large); Dr. Ken Peluso (District 4); Eliseo Santana (District 5); Robert J. Beal (District 1- At large); Carol Cook (District 5); and Bill Dudley (District 1- At large).

Registration for Fall 2016 term is underway
Registration for the fall semester continues. The regular Fall term begins Monday, Aug. 15 and the Fall Express term begins Sept. 12. SPC has guaranteed scheduling, so no class will be canceled once it is posted. The last day to register for an online course for the regular session is Sunday, Aug. 14. Learn more here.

Two-day drone maintenance and repair course
The Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College is hosting:
• Two-day Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Maintenance and Repair Course
• 6-9 p.m. Aug. 16-17
• SPC EpiCenter, 13805 58th St. N., Largo.
• Info: 727-791-2409

In this two-day introductory course, students' are familiarized with specialized UAS-related terminology, pre-flight checklists, controllers, motors, cameras, batteries, maintenance and repair. Topics include: troubleshooting and diagnostics, battery care and storage, and general safety considerations

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

Weekend College Info Session
6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Allstate Center
3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg

College of Business - Supply Chain Management Program Info Session
6 to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
SPC EpiCenter
13805 58th St. N., Largo. 33760

Music Industry Recording Arts (MIRA) Program Tour
10 to 10:45 a.m.
Friday, August 5, 2016
St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus
6605 Fifth Ave. N.

Digital Arts Information Session & Tour
1 to 2 p.m.
Friday, August 5, 2016
Seminole Campus
9200 113 St. N.