Volunteers from the Eagles soccer team pose for a photo before volunteering with Special Olympics.

Polk State Athletes Volunteer at State Special Olympics

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Volunteers from the Eagles soccer team pose for a photo before volunteering with Special Olympics.

Twenty-four volunteers from Polk State — a mixture of incoming and returning soccer players, coaches and parents — assisted at the Florida Special Olympics State Summer Games earlier this month at the ESPN Wide World…

Polk State student Joyce Irwin paints at the Winter Haven bus terminal on Monday as part of Polk Vision's Art In Transit.

Polk State Students Lend Talents to Art In Transit

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Polk State student Joyce Irwin paints at the Winter Haven bus terminal on Monday as part of Polk Vision's Art In Transit.

A handful of Polk State Visual Arts students spent Monday afternoon at the Winter Haven bus terminal. They weren’t there to catch a ride. They were there to expose public transit patrons to a bit…

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Polk State Music Spring Masterworks Concerts are May 3, 4

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Polk State Music will present its Spring Masterworks concert at 7 p.m. on May 3 and 2:30 p.m. on May 4. Both concerts will take place at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre,…

Shirley Keller and Hannah Long are the oldest and youngest graduates in Polk's upcoming spring commencement.

Oldest, Youngest Graduates at Upcoming Ceremony Separated by 65 Years

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Shirley Keller and Hannah Long are the oldest and youngest graduates in Polk's upcoming spring commencement.

The oldest and youngest graduates at Polk State’s upcoming spring commencement are separated by 65 years. Put another way, one of Shirley Keller’s earliest childhood memories is the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Hannah…

Polk State Hosting Mind, Body, Wealth Seminar

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Polk State College will host Mind, Body, Wealth — A Health and Economic Seminar on May 3 at the Polk State Winter Haven Student Center, 999 Ave. H N.E. Free lunch, breakfast, health screenings and credit…

County Commissioner Edwin Smith (L) presents Polk State Lakeland Provost Steve Hull with the Best Workplaces for Commuters award on Tuesday.

Polk State Again Named a Best Workplace for Commuters

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County Commissioner Edwin Smith (L) presents Polk State Lakeland Provost Steve Hull with the Best Workplaces for Commuters award on Tuesday.

Universal access to public transit, parking spots especially for carpoolers, and programs that encourage biking and walking have earned Polk State its second consecutive Best Workplaces for Commuters award. The College received the national recognition during…

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