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11/16/2020 St. Pete News

Media Brief from St. Petersburg College for the week of Nov. 16, 2020

Apply to SPC for free on Nov. 18

Discover, connect and apply for free during St. Petersburg College’s Majors Fair on Nov. 18. From 6-8 p.m., attendees can virtually tour the college and have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about the admission process.
  • Explore SPC majors (certifications, associate and bachelor's degrees).
  • Find out about short-term training programs.
  • Discover transfer programs to USF and FAMU.
  • Apply to SPC for free.

Visit here to register for this virtual event.

SPC to enhance health education programs to combat nursing shortage

A transformational gift from The Hough Family Foundation has provided St. Petersburg College with the seed funding needed to grow its nursing, certified clinical medical assistant (CMA) and patient care technician (PCT) programs. The gift will be used to expand SPC’s nursing simulation lab as well as provide additional training equipment and faculty support for the CMA and PCT programs. Learn more here.

Event offers guidance to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

St. Petersburg College is hosting a free Zoom event to offer virtual help for high school seniors and their parents, as well as current college students, who are navigating the process for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2021-2022 and/or the 2020-2021 academic years. The online Fill It Out event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19. Learn more here.

SPC prepares students for careers in education

St. Petersburg College offers one of Florida's exemplary teacher preparation programs through its College of Education, where our bachelor's degrees and certification opportunities prepare students to become a Florida Certified teacher for grades K-12 and help them with their continuing education requirements. Learn more here.

Winter/spring registration open

Registration is now open for the 2021 Spring Term at SPC. Get started at Students can choose from face-to-face and online classes, as well as our SPC LIVE Online classes – the college’s virtual classroom experience that uses Zoom video conferencing. SPC also offers convenient shorter sessions during the term, including an 8-week Winter Session from Dec. 14, 2020- Jan. 10, 2021.


SPC’s Career and Academic Community Events

Join us to network, explore and learn about careers and degrees offered in all of SPC’s Career and Academic Communities. Our 10 communities group similar majors into concentrations so you’ll benefit from advisors dedicated solely to your program, a closer connection to experienced faculty, collaboration with like-minded students, and a path toward your chosen profession. Learn more at

Technology Career Summit

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Thursday, Nov. 19

A panel of industry professionals will discuss trends in the technology field, career readiness tips, and how to succeed when you enter the industry.