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8/11/2020 Member News

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

Virtual Advising Center runs through Aug. 21

SPC has launched its Fall Virtual Advising Center, which is open through Aug 21. The virtual advising center is designed to support Fall 2020 registration demands. Students can meet with advisors virtually and without scheduling an appointment. Advisors will be available online through Zoom for personal help and to provide quick answers about:

  • Registration
  • Course planning and scheduling
  • Degree program exploration
  • Transfer information
  • Registration holds
  • Financial aid

Learn more here.

“Drive-in” graduation ceremony for St. Petersburg Collegiate High Schools

St. Petersburg Collegiate High Schools (SPCHS) hosted a socially distant, “drive-in” graduation ceremony for 105 graduates on Friday, Aug. 7, at the SPC St. Petersburg/Gibbs Campus. The Collegiate High School located at the SPC Tarpon Springs Campus also celebrated its inaugural graduating class since opening in fall 2019. Read more here.

Virtual dance classes will start in the fall

SPC will offer virtual dance classes this fall in Ballet, Modern, Dance Repertory and the Alexander Technique. Classes will be offered LIVE Online – SPC’s virtual classroom experience that uses Zoom video conferencing, a traditional online format, or in a blend of the two. No dance experience is necessary for the successful completion of most of these classes. Read more here.

Fall registration is open

Current and future students can now register for Fall 2020 at St. Petersburg College. Classes offer a variety of schedules, including shorter six-, eight- or 10-week sessions, as well as different class formats including face-to-face, online, and LIVE Online - SPC’s virtual classroom experience that uses Zoom video conferencing, SPC’s full fall term and first eight-week session start on Aug. 17. For more information, visit here.

Displaced workers can get fast training at SPC

When COVID-19 forced the closure of shops, restaurants, hotels, bars, and entertainment venues, many people found themselves without jobs. In response, the college has launched a new tool for people who are looking to earn credentials that will land them a job in a short amount of time – as little as 16 weeks, in some cases. The Get Job Ready at SPC webpage offers plenty of helpful information that will get people on the path to a new career. Learn more here.