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  1. New Learning Design Studio Helps Universities and Companies Meet Demand for Quality Course DesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Market Wire

    Smart Sparrow , a pioneer in adaptive learning and learning design, today, launched the Learning Design Studio, a team of learning designers, engineers, and UX and graphic designers -- with offices in San Francisco and Sydney -- who work with educators to transform analog courses into dynamic learning experiences. According to a recent MIT report, unprecedented investment in education technology is creating demand for teams of learning engineers and designers , who can help academics and corporate learning specialists integrate new technologies and approaches to drive more meaningful learner outcomes.

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  2. Museums preserve pinball for the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | St. Petersburg Times

    Whether you are a pinball wizard or mere gaming mortal, you can relive the days of your misspent youth at two Tarpon Springs museums. Here, a historic district storefront has been converted into a gallery filled with more than 100 vintage pinball machines and arcade games like Old Chicago, Twilight Zone, Funhouse and Ms.

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  3. SPC to present Women 2 Stem summer programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    St. Petersburg College will host a special four-week Women 2 Stem summer program meeting July 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St., Clearwater. During the sessions, mathematicians, scientists, engineers, and technologists - all women with real-world experience in their fields will mentor participants.

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  4. Outreach 8 mins ago 10:31 p.m.Anchor Tammie Fields emcee's 7th Annual Stroke ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Dr. Chris Koebbe is the Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgeon at Northside Hospital. He was one of several speakers who addressed the crowd.

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  5. SPC to host school board candidate forumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions at St. Petersburg College is co-sponsoring two separate debates for candidates for Pinellas County School Board who will face voters in the Aug. 30 primary election. The first forum will be on Tuesday, June 21, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the SPC Allstate Center, 3200 34th St. S., St. Petersburg.

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  6. Epilogue: Former Fortune Bank president spread kindness in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    As a lifelong Pinellas County resident, a longtime member of the Calvary Baptist Church and a former president of Fortune Bank, you wouldn't think Leon Hammock would draw comparisons to the Dalai Lama. But that's exactly how his daughter-in-law described him.

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  7. Clearwater council likes plans for joint library facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Clearwater City Council members approved a design and operational agreement between St. Petersburg College and Clearwater East Branch Library to create a joint use facility housed on the school's Clearwater campus. Clearwater Public Library Assistant Director Jennifer Obermaier appeared before the council during a workshop held June 6 at city hall.

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  8. Lurie building finds new lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    In a unanimous consensus, the City Council agreed to reconsider the site of the planned Waterfront Park at 10400 Park Blvd. as the home of a future Chamber of Commerce building during a June 8 workshop. Previously, the permanent office space for the chamber was slated for vacant, city-owned land on 113th Street just north of 84th Avenue.

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  9. Chalk & Wire to Host 13th Annual Assessment User ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | PRWeb

    A forum to compare best practices, our user conference is a unique and collaborative environment for our partner institutions to learn about the latest developments and techniques related to assessment, said Geoff Irvine, CEO, Chalk & Wire Chalk & Wire , the most trusted higher education assessment platform, will host its 13th Annual User Conference at partner institution Molloy College, in Rockville Center, N.Y. on June 21-23, 2016. The conference will gather more than 100 assessment leaders from nationally recognized institutions.

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  10. SPC receives Higher Education Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    At the 2016 Degrees to Jobs Summit last week, Florida Governor Rick Scott awarded St. Petersburg College the Governor's Higher Education Leadership Award in recognition of the college's investment in Florida's future by producing graduates with the highest entry-level wages among Florida's state colleges. SPC had the highest entry wage difference between average fulltime wages of College Completers and Local Service Area Entry Level Wages among all 28 state colleges.

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  11. Pinellas education news: MYcroSchool graduates 32, SPC lauded for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | St. Petersburg Times

    Thirty-two students graduated this week from MYcroSchool, a St. Petersburg charter school, and two of them were recognized as top graduates. The valedictorian, with a GPA of 3.16, was Dalon Tomyko Facey , 17, who plans to attend St. Petersburg College.

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  12. Leepa-Rattner offers summer art classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    The Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road, is offering art classes this summer. Class topics include charcoal drawing for kids, and pastels for beginners and mixed-media painting and collage for adult learners.

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  13. Bobby-Lewis-On-The-Road 10 mins ago 2:49 p.m.Man blinded in crash warns others on drunken drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Derrick Jenkins, who lost his sight after driving drunk, is studying engineering and speaks to groups about the dangers of impaired driving. WTSP photo "Just within the first night my medical bill was over $1.5 million," he said.

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  14. Blinded man speaks against drunk drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Derrick Jenkins, who lost his sight after driving drunk, is studying engineering and speaks to groups about the dangers of impaired driving. WTSP photo Derrick Jenkins, who lost his sight after driving drunk, is studying engineering and speaks to groups about the dangers of impaired driving.

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  15. New beginning, high hopes for long-vacant Midtown landRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    For nearly a decade, a 14-acre patch of land has lain vacant, as city planners' dreams of attracting good-paying jobs to Midtown vanished with the Great Recession and the long, slow recovery. Originally named the Dome Industrial Park, Mayor Rick Kriseman rebranded the parcel along 22nd Street from Sixth Avenue S to Interstate 275 as "Commerce Park" and made delivering on the long-delayed promise of economic development a priority.

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  16. Pinellas education news: SPC touts teaching program; Pinellas holds...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The College of Education at St. Petersburg College is hosting an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4 for those interested in teaching. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with advisers and faculty and learn about the education program's expectations and scholarship opportunities.

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  17. Tampa Bay Times wins 17 firsts, 33 awards overall in statewide FSNE contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    The Tampa Bay Times won 17 first-place awards and 33 overall in the annual competition of the Florida Society of News Editors. The Times , Florida's largest newspaper, received the most awards of any large news organization in the state.

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  18. Pinellas School Board member Janet Clark will not run for a fourth termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Three-term Pinellas County School Board member Janet R. Clark said Tuesday she will not run for reelection this fall. Clark, who unseated incumbent Lee Benjamin in 2004 for one of the district's at-large seats, said she plans to return to the classroom.

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  19. Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art hosts two new exhibitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    Two new exhibitions will soon open the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. Both continue into mid-September.

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  20. Pinellas County Commission talks strategy for BP fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    With the help of dry erase boards, cushy chairs, boxed lunch and wide screen computer projectors, Pinellas County commissioners spent almost six hours in a St. Petersburg College classroom Thursday deciding criteria for the $7.2 million BP settlement. The collaborative lab, led by Andrea Henning of SPC, didn't end up identifying specific uses for the funds - only seven top categories the money could go into.

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