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    19th Annual Narrowing the Gulf Conference for Underrepresented Students in Postsecondary Education

    The 19th Annual Narrowing the Gulf for Underrepresented Students in Postsecondary Education Conference will be held April 5-6, 2018 at SPC's EpiCenter. The conference focuses on concepts, ideas and practical strategies that improve classroom instruction and support services for underrepresented students that, in turn, benefit all students.

    The conference is co-sponsored by SPC's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Retention Services Department and the Florida Association of Higher Education and Disability (FL-AHEAD).

    Registration Fee

    Prior to Feb. 20 (Early Bird) $125
    Feb. 21-March 7 $150
    After March 7 $175
    FL-AHEAD, any AHEAD affiliate or the national
    association members (includes cost of Thursday luncheon)
    Student $50
    SPC Faculty and Staff Free

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    Download Registration Form and return by fax, email or mail to:
    Aimee Stubbs
    Conference Coordinator
    St. Petersburg College
    PO Box 13489
    St. Petersburg, FL 33733
    Fax: 727-499-9023


    A block of rooms has been reserved for conference participants at the Holiday Inn Express, 13625 ICOT Blvd, Clearwater. Though this newly renovated hotel is within walking distance of the conference site, transportation also will be provided for those who prefer to ride.

    Room rates
    Standard room $114 per night plus tax.
    King suite: $144 per night plus tax.

    Call 1-800-439-4745 or 727-536-7275 and ask for a reservation with the St. Petersburg College Narrowing the Gulf group rate.