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2/3/2020 Member News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of Feb. 3, 2020

SPC alumni featured in Super Bowl commercial

SPC alumni and astronaut Nicole Stott was featured in Olay’s Super Bowl commercial #MakeSpaceForWomen. Stott, joined by Taraji P. Henson, Katie Couric, Busy Philipps and Lilly Singh, reenacted a space mission to “make space for women” in STEM careers. For 24 hours, Olay will donate one dollar for every tweet to raise $500,000 for Girls Who Code. See Twitter post here.

 

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.

 

SPC Express Term begins Feb. 10

Registration for the St. Petersburg College Spring 2020 Term continues. The Spring Express session begins Monday, Feb. 10. Learn more here.

 

SPC Midtown Center offers a new program; 12-credit classes in 12 weeks

The SPC Midtown Center is offering a unique Express Session for students to take four classes, earning 12 credits in just 12 weeks, beginning Feb. 10. The four classes, humanities, political science, speech communication and English composition, allow students to complete 12 hours of core requirements by attending classes for about four hours per day, Monday through Thursday, for the duration of the session. For more information, contact Takita Cuthbertson at cuthbertson.takita@spcollege.edu.

 

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, Feb. 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 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 to 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 to perform at the festival, visit spc.edu/vibes.

 

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.

 

Engineering, Manufacturing and Building Arts Speed Dating Employers and Faculty

Thursday, Feb. 6 from 6-7 p.m.

SPC Clearwater Campus, ES 104

 

College of Education Open House

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

SPC Clearwater Campus, ES 104

 

Upcoming information sessions and webinars

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

Webinar: 12-Week Express Classes and More

Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 4 from 6-7 p.m.

Get ahead and save time by registering for our shorter Express Session. Join us for this webinar to learn about the benefits of our 12-week session and how to search the best flexible options to create the schedule that works for you. Also, learn about how to pay for classes with your financial aid, and much more!

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management Webinar

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

Online Webinar