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 why.spc.edu/max/.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.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.
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.
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.
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.