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5/14/2018 Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of May 14, 2018

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of May 14, 2018

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.

SPC Fall registration is open

Registration for the fall semester is open. See the following dates for details.

  • Fall term begins: Monday, Aug. 13
  • Fall Express term begins: Monday, Sept. 10

SPC has guaranteed scheduling, so no class will be canceled once it is posted. The last day to register and for the regular fall session is Sunday, Aug. 12. Learn more here.


STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Festival on May 19

The 2nd Annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Festival will be hosted from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, 6605 5th Ave. N. The festival is an interactive event for the family featuring:

  • Drone and Rover Demonstrations
  • Great Explorations Children’s Museum
  • Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
  • Mad scientist activities and demonstrations
  • SPC Planetarium Show

During the festival, the SPC application fee will be waived. For more information, visit here. (Flyer attached)


Persistence Incorporated into College Hired (PITCH) program accepting applications

The PITCH (Persistence Incorporated in To College Hired) program, a partnership between St. Petersburg College (SPC) and the City of St. Petersburg’s Cohort of Champions, is accepting applications for its fall cohort. African American men, ages 18 to 24, who live in St. Petersburg are eligible for the program, which aims to help young men gain certificates and degrees that will prepare them to enter or re-enter the workforce. Those accepted will receive several services at SPC, including free tuition and books and academic and career counseling. Program areas include: the arts, technology, social and human services, public safety and business. To apply, contact Ernest Gant, 727-302-6550, or Jerick Daniels, 727-341-4636,


SPC Sports
Check for game times and dates.

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

LPN Transitional Program Info Session

Monday, May 21

6-7:30 p.m.

Health Education Center

7200 66th St., Pinellas Park