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2/11/2020 Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of Feb. 10, 2020

This is a media brief from St. Petersburg College about events and items you may find of interest. For more information, contact Rita Farlow, Executive Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications, at 727-302-6526 or Marilyn Shaw, Communications/PR Coordinator, at 727-341-4712.



Keys to Manhood – Path to my Best Life Feb. 21

Young men in Pinellas County will be gathering for the Keys to Manhood Seminar with 5000 Role Models. This free seminar, presented by Transamerica, will be hosted from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 21 at the SPC Seminole Campus, Conference Center, 9200 113th St.  Young men will explore educational and career opportunities, learn more about best practices and choices to make as a young man in today’s society. For more information, visit


The Community Concert Band & Wind Symphony

SPC will host The Community Concert Band and Wind Symphony to highlight SPC”s veterinary technology program. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5 at the Palladium at St. Petersburg College. Joël Vaïsse, principal trombonist of the Florida Orchestra, is featured as a guest soloist. Music includes several animal-themed works such as Noisy Wheels of Joy by Eric Whitacre, Old Ben’s Farm by Andrew Boysen, and more. For more information, contact Nathan Muehl at


SPC celebrates National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, which celebrates the value and achievements of CTE programs, also referred to as Workforce Education, across the country. St. Petersburg College offers a short-term training alternative that prepares students to enter high-wage, in-demand careers, as well as two and four-year degrees in areas such as computer programming, cybersecurity, information technology, health sciences, advance manufacturing and more. Learn more here.


Student artists needed for Art & Music Festival

Share your talent with the community at the Good Vibes Only Art & Music Festival on Saturday, April 25. The festival, a joint venture between St. Petersburg College and USF St. Petersburg, is a celebration of student art and music. Student musicians, bands and visual artists will participate in the one-day event from 3-7 p.m. at Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg. Artist applicants must apply by April 10. To apply, visit


SPC’s Career and Academic Community Events

Network, explore and learn about careers and degrees offered in all of our SPC communities. With more than 4?0 events covering all 10 of our learning communities, there will be something for everyone. Learn more here.


College of Education Open House

Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 5-7:30 p.m.

SPC Clearwater Campus, ES 104


Social/Behavioral Sciences and Human Services Career Summit

Thursday, Feb. 20 from 6-8:30 p.m.

SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, SS Lobby


Upcoming information sessions and webinars

Prospective students can learn more about our programs at this upcoming information session:  

Hospitality and Tourism Management Webinar

Monday, Feb. 10 from 6-6:30 p.m.

Online Webinar

This is a 30-minute webinar explaining how Hospitality and Tourism Management may be the program for you. Hear from industry professional Brandee Bolden from Visit St. Pete Clearwater about what careers are available in the industry and how you can become a VSPC Ambassador.


Risk Management Industry Webinar

Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 6-6:30 p.m.

Online Webinar

Learn about amazing career opportunities in the areas of risk and insurance in Florida and Pinellas County. This is the best and hottest industry in 2020!


FAMU Ignite Day

Thursday, Feb. 27 from Noon – 3 p.m.

SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus

Come join us as we provide SPC/FAMU IGNITE students with information on researching Bachelor Programs with our partnership with Florida A&M University.