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  • Applied Ethics Institute

Dedicated to the promotion of ethics and character

  • "Day by day what you choose, what you think, and what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny..." - Heraclitus

    Welcome to the Applied Ethics Institute of St. Petersburg College. Our mission is to promote the teaching of ethics at all levels of education, in business, in the community and on the Web.

  • Service IconSt. Petersburg College offers required and elective ethics courses online and in the classroom. Learn more about how our ethics programs for students support the practical application of ethics in our culturally diverse community.

    Review our ethics programs for students for more information on service learning, classes, textbooks, clubs and scholarships.

    7th Annual Keith Goree Lecture
    Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Palladium
    “Volunteerism: A Call To Action Redefining Heroism”
    Featuring speaker Alison Thompson, humanitarian, documentarian, director and author of "The Third Wave," who has been awarded the Order of Australia by Queen Elizabeth II and inductee on the Order of the Knights of Malta.




  • The Applied Ethics Institute sponsors a variety of community ethics programs throughout Pinellas County and the Tampa Bay area. Through partnerships with a wide variety of community organizations, SPC faculty and students are involved in local activities designed to elevate the awareness of ethical issues. Learn more about:

  • Ethics AppliedThe Applied Ethics Institute is dedicated to supporting ethics in the workplace through programs for business, professional and non-profit organizations, as well as public service groups. The foundation of these ethics programs for professionals, and the secret of their success, is a faculty drawn from a broad spectrum of real-world backgrounds and experiences, including law, business, healthcare, mass communications, education, criminology and counseling.

    Our business and professional programs include Ethics for Educators: A statewide ethics course for Florida K-12 teachers; Creating a Common Culture of Ethics in Your Organization; Continuing education seminars and workshops; Law enforcement ethics training offered through the Florida Regional Community Policing Institute and the U.S. Department of Justice; and Ethics workshops for Florida public officials and employees.