School of Professional and Continuing Studies Springfield College Tampa Bay

Springfield College Tampa Bay

Transforming careers and communities

The School of Professional and Continuing Studies bachelor’s and master’s degree programs are perfect for adults who wish to transform their careers and their communities. Whether you’ve been out of school for five, 10, even 20 or more years, you’ll find that we make the transition as easy for you as possible. Beginning with weekend programs that can often be completed in 16 months, School of Professional and Continuing Studies programs are designed for adults who care about people above all else.

 

Program Highlights:

  • Attend classes only on weekends, typically two weekends per month
  • Finish your degree in as little as 16 months
  • Receive undergraduate credit for college-level life, school, and work experiences
  • Earn a degree from a well-respected, fully accredited private college
  • Enjoy an affordable tuition, with financial aid opportunities
  • Learn in a small class that values and reflects a diverse world
  • Take advantage of the adult-centered Academic Success Center
  • Get valuable, hands-on experience right from the start

Dolores Marikian, G'97

"It was amazing. The weekend schedule complemented my life. I earned college credit for my previous experience and education. The students and faculty became like a brotherhood, encouraging me to go on."

Dolores Marikian, G'97

Springfield College Tampa Bay Program Concentrations

Bachelor of Science in Human Services:

Master of Science in Human Services:

Master of Business Administration:

Undergraduate & Graduate Class Schedules/Syllabi

The Campus Guide

The Springfield College Tampa Bay campus guide explains how you may take advantage of the many service offered to professional and continuing studies students.

Download the Tampa Bay Campus Guide

Hours of Operation

Business Day Hours of Operation
Monday CLOSED
Tuesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m./7 p.m.
class days only
Sunday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
class days only

Directory

10117 Princess Palm Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610-8302
Phone (813) 626-3831
Toll Free (800) 724-2778
Fax (813) 626-1289

Name/Title Ext. E-mail Address
Gerald E. Thomas
Campus Director
227 gthomas@springfieldcollege.edu
Nancy Bermudez Gonzalez
Administrative Assistant
301 ngonzalez7@springfieldcollege.edu
Norene Copeland Miller
Assistant Director Recruitment and Admissions
224 ncopelandmiller@springfieldcollege.edu
Benisha Copeland-Jackson
Resource Specialist
234 bcopeland-jackson@springfieldcollege.edu
Richard Davila
Faculty
222 rdavila@springfieldcollege.edu
Kelly DeFreitas
Assistant Director for Administration
223 kdefreitas@springfieldcollege.edu
Wendy Ent
Resource Specialist
234 went@springfieldcollege.edu
Walter Geter
Financial Aid Coordinator
236 wgeter@springfieldcollege.edu
Adrine Maresco
Staff Assistant
221 amaresco@springfieldcollege.edu
Jodi Nettleton
Faculty
232 jnettleton@springfieldcollege.edu
Carmine Pecoraro
Faculty
306 cpecoraro@springfieldcollege.edu
Henry Singleton
Lecturer
233 hsingleton@springfieldcollege.edu
Jeanette Taft
Faculty
305 jtaft@springfieldcollege.edu
Ram Upadhyay
Assistant Director for Academic Services
231 rupadhya@springfieldcollege.edu
Cheryl Williams
Administrative Assistant
247 cwilliams4@springfieldcollege.edu

Faculty

Gerald E. Thomas, Interim Campus Director

Gerald E. Thomas

Interim Campus Director

Courses Regularly Taught
Senior Seminar, Leadership: A Lifelong Journey, Career Development and Counseling, Research and Program Evaluation, Career Development and Social Change

Springfield College Contact Information
gthomas@springfieldcollege.edu
(813) 626-3831

Highest Degree
DBA, University of Sarasota

Other Degrees and Certifications
Certified, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Master Professional

Areas of Expertise
Career development and career counseling, leadership

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Board of trustees, Sylvia Thomas Center for Adoptive Children Families


Richard Davila, Professor

Richard D. Dávila

Professor

Courses Regularly Taught
Addiction Studies Concentration Courses, Graduate Project I, II, III and IV

Springfield College Contact Information
rdavila@springfieldcollege.edu
(813) 626-3831

Highest Degree
PhD, University of Connecticut

Other Degrees and Certifications
MSW, University of Connecticut; BA, Beacon College; National Certified Gambling Counselor, (NCGC-II)

Areas of Expertise
Addictions and recovery, adult education, multiculturalism

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest:
National grant reviewer, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Board member, Global United Soccer; Board member, Florida School of Addiction Studies; Trainer for recovery coaching; Co-creator of the recovery family mentor curriculum



Carmine Pecoraro, Professor

Carmine Pecoraro

Professor

Courses Regularly Taught
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Practicum Internship I, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Internship IV, Psychological Testing and Evaluation for Mental Health Counselors

Springfield College Contact Information
cpecoraro@springfieldcollege.edu
(813) 626-3831

Highest Degree
PsyD, Carlos Albizu University

Other Degrees and Certifications
MS, Carlos Albizu University; MS, Nova Southeastern University; BS, University of South Florida; Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist; Certified Addiction Professional (CAP); Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (ICADC); Nationally Certified Gambling Counselor II (NCGC-II); Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Areas of Expertise
Counseling, neuropsychology, psychological testing, neuropsychological testing, psychoeducational testing, addictions counseling (drug, alcohol, food, sex, gambling), autism spectrum disorders, neurocognitive disorders, GLBT issues, executive coaching

Service Experience, Community Involvement and Other Areas of Interest
Served on numerous board of directors nationally and internationally; appeared on television and radio; published numerous articles; lectures nationally and internationally; serves on the board of directors for Wheelchairs4Kids


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Pamela L. Childress-Altman

Adjunct Faculty

Courses Regularly Taught
Academic Skills, Assessment and Documentation in Early Childhood Education, Children with Special Needs

Springfield College Contact Information
pchildress-altman@springfieldcollege.edu

Highest Degree
MS, College of Charleston; MS, Citadel College

Other Degrees and Certifications
BS, College of Charleston; National Board Certified Teacher

Areas of Expertise
education classes, ELA, smart board, computer technology, literature, motivational classes

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Palmetto State Teacher’s Association, South Carolina Correctional Association (SCCA), Liaison for Early Childhood Department


Jeanette Taft, Professor

Jeanette Taft

Professor

Courses Regularly Taught
Fiscal Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership: A Lifelong Journey

Springfield College Contact Information
jtaft@springfieldcollege.edu
(813) 626-3831

Highest Degree
PhD, Touro University

Other Degrees and Certifications
MBA, Pepperdine University; MS, Hunter College; BSN, Hunter College; Board Certified Human Services Professional

Areas of Expertise
Strategic initiatives, restructuring organizations, leadership development, designing organizational change

Service Experience, Community Involvement, and Other Areas of Interest
Past president, Suncoast Rotary; Past president, Health Care Executives (chapter of the American Chapter of Healthcare Executives); Board member, Head Start Foundation; Lifetime Achievement Award, United Nations; Past board member, Hillsborough County Healthcare Board; Alumna, Leadership Tampa

Information Sessions

Do you want to learn more about the School of Professional and Continuing Studies at Springfield College Tampa Bay? Do you have a friend, relative, or co-worker who wants to know more about our bachelor's or master's degree program for adults? If so, then please join us for an information sessions where we will provide details about our accelerated degree opportunities, financial aid, and the admissions process.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday September 26, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 8, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 10, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday, October 31, 2015 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

 

All information sessions are held at Springfield College Tampa Bay campus located on 10117 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, Fla.

For more information or to RSVP please contact:

Norene Copeland Miller, Assistant Director for Recruitment and Admissions
(800) 724-2778 or (813) 626-3831
Email: ncopelandmiller@springfieldcollege.edu

Contact:
Norene Copeland-Miller, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Email: ncopelandmiller@springfieldcollege.edu
Phone: (813) 626-3831 Ext. 224
Fax: (813) 626-1289
Toll Free: (800) 724-2778

Springfield College Tampa Bay
The Atrium
10117 Princess Palm Ave., 2nd Floor
Tampa, FL 33610

Springfield College School of Professional and Continuing Studies
263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 748-3000