Midtown Advising HoursMonday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - noon
Grand Opening for New Midtown Center Aug. 1
St. Petersburg College will host a ribbon cutting and block party to celebrate the grand opening of the new Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Midtown Center beginning at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1, at the center at 1300 22nd St. S. The new 45,000-square-foot, state-of-the art center will be open for classes for the Fall 2015 term, which begins Aug. 17.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will include: tours of the new facility; live entertainment; free barbeque and refreshments; a “Kids Zone” sponsored by the City of St. Petersburg Parks & Recreation Department; full registration services; free vouchers for SPC’s “Learn to Earn” career development courses; complimentary career and academic advising; assistance with financial aid services; and roughly three dozen vendors and community organizations. Also, for students wishing to apply, the college application fee will be waived during the event, a $40 savings.
Beginning this fall, programs will be offered in:
- Advanced Manufacturing (Certificate)
- Clinical Medical Assisting (Certificate)
- Computer Support CompTIA A+ (Certificate)
- Early Childhood Education (Certificate)
- Entrepreneurship (Associate in Science & Certificate)
- Human Services (Associate in Science & Certificate)
- Associate in Arts transfer degree
SPC Midtown's original campus, at 1048 22nd Street S, opened in 2003 in response to the city of St. Petersburg's need for help with the educational portion of the Midtown Redevelopment Act. In addition to educational opportunities, a variety of community activities are held at the center.