Saxophonist Randy Corinthian will perform at the Polk State JD Alexander Center on Dec. 4 and 6.

Polk State Hosting Saxophonist Randy Corinthian for Two Performances

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Saxophonist Randy Corinthian will perform at the Polk State JD Alexander Center on Dec. 4 and 6.

The Polk State College Lake Wales Arts Center will host saxophonist, producer and educator Randy Corinthian for performances on Dec. 4 and 6. Corinthian’s resume includes formal music education at Florida A&M University and Florida…

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Polk’s Usinger Is New Head of Association of Florida Colleges

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Peter Usinger

Polk State’s Peter Usinger is the new president of the Association of Florida Colleges, the professional organization for the state’s 28 public colleges. Usinger, the College’s director of institutional research, effectiveness and planning, was sworn…

University of PIttsburgh recruit Sheldon Jeter (L) credits Polk State and basketball head coach Matt Furjanic with helping him rediscover his love for the game.

Polk Helps Division I Player Rekindle Love of Basketball

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University of PIttsburgh recruit Sheldon Jeter (L) credits Polk State and basketball head coach Matt Furjanic with helping him rediscover his love for the game.

Basketball player Sheldon Jeter saw his passion for the game rekindled at Polk State College, and now he’s off to play at the University of Pittsburgh. Jeter, who began his college career at Vanderbilt University,…

Polk State alumna Ali Mann has been named Sportswoman of the Year at St. John Fisher College.

Polk Alumna Named Sportswoman of the Year

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Polk State alumna Ali Mann has been named Sportswoman of the Year at St. John Fisher College.

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School valedictorian Ali Mann, 18, has added another credential to her name — Sportswoman of the Year. The St. John Fisher College (Rochester, N.Y.) volleyball player earned the…

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Polk Sponsoring Event to Benefit Typhoon Victims

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Polk State College is the co-sponsor of an event that will benefit victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the massive storm that struck the Philippines earlier this month. Steps of Hope for the Philippines, a walk/run event,…

Tim Williams

Polk State EMS Student Helps Revive Man After Heart Attack

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Tim Williams

Even weeks afterward, Tim Williams still gets the chills when he thinks about the scene that unfolded at the Lakeland Family YMCA, during his shift at the check-in desk. And as he recounts the story…

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