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6/25/2018 Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of June 25, 2018

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of June 25, 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 closed for Independence Day July 4
St. Petersburg College will be closed on Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day. The college will reopen on Thursday, July 5. For more information about applying and registering, visit

Get it Done! SPC open house event on July 18
St. Petersburg College will host Get it Done, an open host event where new and returning students can meet with staff to wrap up any outstanding items in preparation for the fall term. The event is from 8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 at the following campus locations:

• Allstate Center, 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg
• Clearwater Campus, 2465 Drew St.
• Downtown Center, 244 2nd Ave. N., St Petersburg
• Health Education Center, 7200 66th St. N
• Midtown Center, 1300 22nd St. S.
• Seminole Campus, 9200 113th St. N
• St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus, 6605 Fifth Ave. N
• Tarpon Springs Campus, 600 Klosterman Rd.

At the open house, student can:
• Speak with an advisor
• Get help with financial aid
• Meet with a Career Services Specialist
• Attend a Getting Started Orientation
• Register and pay for classes

If you can’t make it to a campus, you can speak an advisor online at 3:30 p.m. here. Fall term begins Aug. 13. 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. 13. Learn more here.

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

College of Education Info Session
Wednesday, July 11
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Clearwater Campus, LI 109
2465 Drew St.

Business Entrepreneurship Seminar
Thursday, July 12
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Clearwater Campus, ES 104
2465 Drew St.