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1/6/2020 Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of Jan 6, 2020

SPC opens a new Workforce Hub in North Pinellas on Jan. 8

St. Petersburg College is creating a pipeline for students and community members to gain access to employment and training through its new Workforce Hub. The grand opening will be hosted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at the SPC Tarpon Springs Campus, BB Building, 600 E Klosterman Rd.

 

The Workforce Hub will serve as a resource center for community members and students, providing support through workforce programs and GED training. SPC has partnered with CareerSource Pinellas to have a representative in the hub to meet the needs of the local labor force. 

 

Spring classes start Jan. 13

Registration for the Spring 2020 semester is open. See the following dates for details.

 

  • Spring term begins: Monday, Jan. 14
  • Spring Weekend term begins: Friday, Jan. 18
  • Spring Express term begins: Monday, Feb. 11

 

Learn more here.

 

SPC to host annual Titan Trot

SPC will host the sixth annual Titan Trot 5K fun run/walk at St. Petersburg College’s Clearwater Campus on Saturday, February 8, from 8-10 a.m. Proceeds from the Titan Trot will fund scholarships awarded to selected students in 2020. Registration is open here.

 

Student Musicians and Performers 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 can apply to participate in the one-day event from 3-7 p.m. at Williams Park, 350 2nd Ave N., St. Petersburg. All applicants must apply by Jan. 31. To apply to perform at the festival, visit spc.edu/vibes.

 

SPC’s Workforce Institute offers new Arts Business Academy

St. Petersburg Arts Alliance (SPAA) has collaborated with SPC’s Workforce Institute to offer an Arts Business Academy for emerging artists, musicians and writers. This certificate course will provide creative-minded individuals with practical skillsets and confidence needed to achieve thriving careers. To learn more, visit Arts Business Academy.

Upcoming information sessions and webinars

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

Webinar: Spring to a New Year with SPC!

Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Join us for an open format Q&A session to get all of your registration and financial aid questions answered.  SPC offers a variety of class sessions with different starting dates, so you can balance work, family and fun. Learn how the class registration process works and how to navigate the financial aid world.