In 2016, St. Petersburg College (SPC) received the Governor's Higher Education Leadership Award for producing graduates who earn the highest entry-level wages among Florida’s state colleges. In addition, SPC alumni ranked first in the state of Florida and fifth in the United States, among two-year colleges, for possessing the most valuable job skills, according to the nonprofit Metropolitan Policy Program at the highly respected Brookings Institution. “Our number one goal at
Find your future at the University of South Florida (USF). USF recently ranked 7th on Sierra magazine’s list of “America’s Coolest Schools”, and U.S. News & World Report lists USF in the top 40 most diverse public universities in the U.S. At USF, nearly two in five freshmen represent populations historically underrepresented in higher education both in Florida and nationally. This creates a culturally diverse environment where students reap the intellectual and educational b
By John Pettit Priscilla Farlow of Hamden suffered a serious fall that led to a facial injury. With no health insurance, she thought she had nowhere to turn. “When you don’t have insurance and you don’t have money, it’s a tough position to be in,” she said. “You figure, ‘There is nothing I can do about it. I’ll just let the injury go, and if it gets worse, it gets worse.’” Luckily, Farlow was referred to Community Access Imaging, Quinnipiac’s free diagnostic imaging program.