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2808, 2019

TB-B2B Student Presents at National Conference

By |August 28th, 2019|Categories: SPC:TechBlog|Tags: , , , , , |

SPC STEM Student, Lionel Plaisance earned the opportunity to present his research as a concurrent session at the National Community College Cybersecurity Summit (3CS) in Louisiana this summer.  Lionel majors in Cybersecurity at SPC and is also an active member of the Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate Alliance (TB-B2B)  The alliance was created to encourage minority students in the Tampa Bay Area to successfully transfer into and graduate with bachelor’s [...]

2208, 2019

SPC and HCC STEM Students Explore Local Career Opportunities on the Bay

By |August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Alliance Field Trip, Event News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On August 14, 2019, the Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate (TB B2B) embarked on a boat tour of Port Tampa Bay. TB B2B students from St Petersburg College and Hillsborough Community College climbed aboard the Bay Spirit II along with the Captain, crew and expert Tour Guide, Dennis Martin to learn about future employment possibilities for STEM majors. Port Tampa Bay is by far Florida’s largest port, handling over 37 [...]

1807, 2019

B2B and PITCH visit Tech Data

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Alliance Field Trip|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

On July 12, the Tampa Bay Bridge to Baccalaureate Program (TB-B2B) and SPC’s PITCH program visited Tech Data, one of the world’s largest technology distributors. Students from the entire TB-B2B Alliance which includes SPC, Hillsborough Community College and State College of Florida were able to enjoy a two-hour information session and tour at Tech Data’s Corporate Office in Clearwater. Tech Data helps companies like HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft and hundreds [...]

504, 2019

SPC Adds New Drone Training Classes

By |April 5th, 2019|Categories: SPC:TechBlog|Tags: , , |

Since the Workforce Institute at St. Petersburg College‘s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – or drone training – program was established in December 2015, there have been over 360 enrollments in various drone classes. The program continues to expand. In fact, SPC partnered with The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) in January 2019 to advance the unmanned systems and robotics community in the Tampa Bay area. Upcoming UAS (Drone) training classes at [...]

301, 2019

3D Printing to the Rescue Again!

By |January 3rd, 2019|Categories: SPC:TechBlog|Tags: , |

When Tom Hurley, Senior Facilities Specialist in Facilities Planning & Institutional Services at St. Petersburg College, recently visited the iLab at SPC’s Seminole campus, it was for an interesting type of tech help. Hurley came to see if the iLab could 3D print a part that he was looking for. When an actuator connector, which helps control many of SPC’s water temperature valves, fails, it costs over $200 to replace the [...]

910, 2018

CCIT Professor Lends Talents to Refugee Camp

By |October 9th, 2018|Categories: SPC:TechBlog|Tags: , |

St. Petersburg College’s John Just, College of Computer and Information Technology adjunct professor, recently volunteered with the Boat Refugee Foundation, an organization that provides services to people living in the Moria refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece. The Lesvos camp was formed in 2016 after more than 46,000 refugees had reached the Greek Island, and, as they sought asylum, the Greek government contained the people in camps located at five different islands. [...]




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