Maya Angelou, during her speaking engagement at Polk State Winter Haven in 2011.

Three Years After She Spoke on Campus, Polk State Mourns Maya Angelou

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Maya Angelou, during her speaking engagement at Polk State Winter Haven in 2011.

Three years after she spoke to a sold-out audience at Polk State Winter Haven’s Fine Arts Theatre, famed poet, author, actress, playwright and civil-rights activist Maya Angelou has died. News reports early Wednesday said Angelou…

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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…

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“Father of EMS” Makes Textbook Come to Life for Polk Students

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An education is built over time, assignment by assignment, lecture by lecture, course by course, semester by semester. Between registration and graduation, every day of a student’s education is a building block, a pivotal piece…

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Polk’s May Graduates Included 33 from Honors Program

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Polk State College’s spring graduating class included 33 students who earned the Honors Program distinction on their diplomas. Polk State began its Honors Program in 2005 to offer smaller, more rigorous classes, field trips, priority…

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Polk’s Stephanie Campbell Featured in Special Ledger Section

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Polk State College’s Stephanie Campbell was recently featured in a publication highlighting the contributions of female educators in Polk County. The Ledger Media Group published Women in Polk in late April. Campbell is a business…

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