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Sylvester Little begins work as Polk State Lakeland's dean of student services on July 1. He is pictured here in his Winter Haven office, which is covered in pennants from schools from which Polk State alumni have graduated. Little, who is known at the College for his passion for student success, tells Polk State students that if they want to add a pennant to his wall, they have to complete their degree at that institution. It's just one of the ways he helps students visualize -- and ultimately achieve -- their goals.

New Polk Dean Focused on Accessibility: “We Have to Help Students See Themselves Here”

For Polk State’s Sylvester Little, education — literally overnight — saved him from poverty. In the decades since, he’s helped countless students…


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Polk State's Veterans Day events are Nov. 10 and 11. Whether you can make it or not, make sure you tell a vet… http://t.co/cJ955MND4D

Battle of the Sexes volleyball game to benefit the United Way happens Nov. 12, 2 p.m., Winter Haven Health… http://t.co/JHNPxMvJo9

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