This is a press release from St. Petersburg College. For more information, contact Rita Farlow, Executive Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications, 727-302-6526 or Marilyn Shaw, PR/Communications Coordinator, 727-341-4712.

Featured Event: Application fee waived during virtual college fair Explore SPC on May 12 & 14

St. Petersburg College’s application fee will be waived during its virtual college fair Explore SPC on May 12 and 14. Attendees can connect with faculty, along with financial aid and academic advisors, to have questions answered online and in real time so they can take the next step in their careers. Explore SPC will offer day and evening sessions from 10 a.m. – noon and 5-7 p.m. For more information about Explore SPC, visit spc.edu/explore. 

Former NASA astronaut encourages students to “Be Crew”

Former NASA astronaut and SPC alumna Nicole Stott recently hosted a virtual Q&A session with student science enthusiasts. Nearly 70 students from seven Florida state colleges listened closely as Stott candidly shared what sparked her aerospace career and her latest passion project as the founder and director of Space for Art Foundation. The online event took place Friday, April 24, and was open to students, some from St. Petersburg College, who are taking part in National Science Foundation (NSF) STEM programs such as the Tampa Bay Bridge to the Baccalaureate (TB-B2B) Alliance. Read more here. 

Summer term registration is under way

St. Petersburg College’s summer term registration is open. Classes are offered over six, eight or 10 weeks. Current and future students can now register for summer term and view classes offered in the fall. For more information on how to get ahead with a summer schedule, visit here. 

SPC offers free college credits for high school graduates during the summer

St. Petersburg College’s Summer Bridge Program will kick off June 1- July 24. This program is an opportunity for underrepresented males who graduated high school in 2020 to earn free college credit while exploring in-demand career fields. If you are interested, please complete the survey at web.spcollege.edu/survey/11037. For more information, contact Dr. Keron Jean-Baptiste at 727-341-4349 or Dr. Jennifer Dale at 727-712-5260.

Envision your post-crisis future with your community partner, the Collaborative Labs

Today more and more businesses are, by necessity, working harder to master virtual platforms as they operate online with a stay-at-home workforce. The team at Collaborative Labs at St. Petersburg College can help organizations succeed in this environment through their dynamic Virtual Facilitation platform – a tool their clients have been using to succeed for more than a decade. Read more here. 

Scholarship applications are now open at SPC

The St. Petersburg College Foundation is accepting applications for the fall term until May 13, 2020. Current students can apply online here. For more information, contact foundation@spcollege.edu or 727-341-3302.0

New online bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity will train those who fight cybercrime

This fall, St. Petersburg College will launch an online Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Cybersecurity to help meet the high demand for such professionals in the Tampa Bay area and beyond. The B.A.S. in Cybersecurity degree will be the first of its kind at the state college level in the Tampa Bay region. Read more here.

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