In a note to all college faculty and staff Wednesday, President Bill Law said:
We celebrate with him this milestone in his impressive career and congratulate him on his many accomplishments both here at St. Petersburg College as well as in his prior career in private industry.
Dr. Carney is an outstanding educator, a patient and thoughtful colleague and a genial and well-met friend. Conferlete has been a vital part of our success in implementing The College Experience, contributing his unique skill to help design and launch our Individual Learning Plans, in particular.
Details on the recognition for Dr. Carney and the plans for his replacement will be forthcoming. For today, I hope you will drop him a note to congratulate him for his contribution and to wish him well in the next season of his life.
St. Petersburg College is better for his service and we will miss his presence when he departs.