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Accessibility on Social Media; Tips for Ensuring Your Social Content is Accessible

Quick question – is your social media team taking the necessary steps to ensure your social content is accessible to all audiences, including those with sensory disabilities? Today, there are 466 million persons in the world with disabling hearing loss and 2.2 billion people that have a vision impairment or experience blindness. If your social teams aren’t taking the extra steps to create an accessible experience for everyone on social media, you’re excluding billions of people from being abl...
Tags: Instagram, Social Media, Seo, Emojis, Unicode, Content Creation, St Petersburg College, ASCII, Ignite Social Media, Facebook Instagram LinkedIn, Alexa Heinrich, Alexa Heinrich Social Media


Producing Artistic Director – American Stage Theatre Company

American Stage Theatre Company (American Stage) is looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial minded visionary to lead all aspects of operations and programming for this highly respected cultural bedrock of the St. Petersburg, Florida community. The Producing Artistic Director is the chief executive reporting directly to American Stage’s Board of Trustees and is responsible for ensuring that the company has the required capacity to execute an exciting annual plan of theatrical programs that re...
Tags: Art, Florida, Jobs, St Petersburg, Wilson, Board, Tampa Bay, Board of Trustees, St Petersburg College, St Petersburg Florida, Strategic Advisory Board, SPT, Management Consultants for the Arts, COVID, BIPOC, American Stage Theatre Company


Boy, 11, graduates from college and still plans to continue education

William Maillis, who was declared a genius at 5, earned his associate's degree from St. Petersburg College and plans to get a doctorate in astrophysics.            [Author: WTSP-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg, Fla.]
Tags: News, Fla, St Petersburg College, WTSP-TV, Tampa-St. Petersburg, WTSP TV Tampa St Petersburg Fla, William Maillis


Alien mystery solved: It was just gas

On August 15th, 1977 Dr. Jerry Ehman spotted a mysterious signal while searching for aliens. The radio blast was so strange that he quickly scribbled “Wow” on his printout of the event. 40 years later the “wow” signal has finally been explained – and its comet gas that gets the credit, not extra-terrestrials. When scientists detected the original anomaly four decades ago they were unable to attribute it to any specific celestial bodies. The signal became a mystery and a lynchpin in the argument ...
Tags: Startups, Space, Florida, Insider, Antonio Paris, St Petersburg College, Jerry Ehman


SPC names new college president

St. Petersburg College promoted one of its own to the school’s top post, named Senior Vice President of Student Services Dr. Tonjua Williams its new president during a board of trustees meeting on Wednesday. Williams has led the student services department since 2013. She will take over for SPC President Dr. Bill Law after he retires at the end of June and serve as the school’s seventh president. “She didn’t have to sell me on SPC. I was more excited to be part of this institution after… ...
Tags: Williams, St Petersburg College, SPC, Tonjua Williams, Bill Law


We spoke to the man who's close to solving a 40-year old mystery signal from deep space

Are aliens trying to contact us from outer space? That’s a question that Antonio Paris, an astronomy professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida, is trying to address. And he’s bringing us closer to an answer than we’ve ever been before. It all started in 1977 when Jerry Ehman, a radio astronomer using the Big Ear radio telescope in Ohio, picked up a powerful signal coming from deep space. The signal was 30 times more powerful than the average radiation coming from that area. Ehman excitedly ...
Tags: Florida, Department Of Defense, Earth, Paris, Ohio, Pentagon, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Bauer, Pasadena California, Antonio Paris, St Petersburg College, Jerry Ehman, Ehman, National Geographic and Arecibo Observatory, Before Paris, James Bauer


We spoke to the man who's closer than ever to solving the mystery of alien broadcasts coming from deep space

Are aliens trying to contact us from outer space? That’s a question that Antonio Paris, an astronomy professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida, is trying to address. And he’s bringing us closer to an answer than we’ve ever been before. It all started in 1977 when Jerry Ehman, a radio astronomer using the Big Ear radio telescope in Ohio, picked up a powerful signal coming from deep space. The signal was 30 times more powerful than the average radiation coming from that area. Ehman excitedly ...
Tags: Florida, Department Of Defense, Earth, Paris, Ohio, Pentagon, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Bauer, Pasadena California, Antonio Paris, St Petersburg College, Jerry Ehman, Ehman, National Geographic and Arecibo Observatory, Before Paris, James Bauer


We're closer than ever to solving the mystery of alien broadcasts coming from deep space

Are aliens trying to contact us from outer space? That’s a question that Antonio Paris, an astronomy professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida, is trying to address. And he’s bringing us closer to an answer than we’ve ever been before. It all started in 1977 when Jerry Ehman, a radio astronomer using the Big Ear radio telescope in Ohio, picked up a powerful signal coming from deep space. The signal was 30 times more powerful than the average radiation coming from that area. Ehman excitedly ...
Tags: Florida, Department Of Defense, Earth, Paris, Ohio, Pentagon, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Bauer, Pasadena California, Antonio Paris, St Petersburg College, Jerry Ehman, Ehman, National Geographic and Arecibo Observatory, Before Paris, James Bauer


Congressman Jolly to moderate SPC veterans conference

Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, will join Rep. Gus Bilirakis of Palm Harbor on a panel exploring issues of concern to veterans at the second annual New Ideas Conference with Honorary Host Congressman David Jolly on Friday, April 8, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Digitorium, Room UP 160, at St. Petersburg College's Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N. Joining the congressmen on the panel - entitled 'Veterans' Welfare: Why Can't We get It Right? - will be Ret. ...
Tags: Jolly, Seminole, David Jolly, St Petersburg College, Palm Harbor, Jeff Miller, U S House Committee on Veterans Affairs, Gus Bilirakis, Ret U S Marine Corps


SPC to host Caregivers' Conference April 1

The second annual Caregivers' Conference will be presented Friday, April 1, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the conference center at St. Petersburg College's Seminole campus, 9200 113th St. N. Those attending the conference will discover what it is like to experience Alzheimer's - a disease that affects more than 5 million Americans - in a session called 'Entering Their World,' led by dementia patient advocate Peggy Macaluso. The conference, which includes a buffet lunch, is free, but advance registrati...
Tags: Seminole, St Petersburg College


Leepa-Rattner hosts new exhibitions through May 15

The public will have an opportunity to get a sneak peek at two new exhibitions during an opening reception on Saturday, Feb. 20, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, on the Tarpon Springs Campus of St. Petersburg College, 600 Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs. LRMA will introduce two exhibitions, including 'Vernacular Art from the Gadsden Arts Center' and 'Florida Inspired 2016.'
Tags: Florida, Tarpon Springs, St Petersburg College, Leepa Rattner, Leepa Rattner Museum of Art, Klosterman Road Tarpon Springs LRMA, Gadsden Arts Center


The Wow! signal may have been a pair of comets

In 1977 radio astronomers at the Big Ear space telescope, searching for signs of extraterrestrial life, came across a signal that wasn't just odd, it was unbelievably strong! The signal, broadcast at at 1420.456 MHz, radiated from the direction of the constellation Sagittarius, and lasted just seventy-two seconds. When researcher Jerry R. Ehman came across the signal he wrote "Wow!" on the print out. Antonio Paris, a professor of astronomy at Florida's St. Petersburg College, thinks he's figu...
Tags: Post, Florida, Paris, Aliens, Seti, Extraterrestrials, Wow! Signal, Christensen, Gibbs, Jerry R Ehman, Antonio Paris, St Petersburg College


Mall construction changes route of Seminole parade

Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to parade patrons aboard the Seminole Chamber of Commerce float during last year's Seminole Holiday Illuminated Night Parade. This year's parade will begin at St. Petersburg College and head south on 113th Street, make a u-turn and head back.
Tags: Santa, St Petersburg College, Seminole Chamber of Commerce


Column: St. Petersburg College working to improve the community

Those of us in positions of civic leadership, myself included, cannot get a pass on supporting the work of Pinellas County school superintendent Mike Grego to help our students gain an education that can lead them to fulfilling lives in secure and robust communities. St. Petersburg College is making a strong, visible commitment to being an active and reliable partner for the Pinellas County School District in improving student performance.
Tags: Pinellas County, St Petersburg College, Mike Grego, Pinellas County School District


Changes on the way at Career Academies

Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, the Career Academies of Seminole will transform its campus into a dual enrollment center. All students attending CAS will earn college credits for programs offered at Pinellas Technical College and St. Petersburg College's veterinary technology program in addition to high school credit.
Tags: CAS, St Petersburg College, Career Academies, Career Academies of Seminole, Pinellas Technical College