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Record Number of Students March in Spring Commencement

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Polk State’s 110th commencement took place May 8 at the Lakeland Center.  More than 530 students took part in the ceremony, the highest number in the College’s 50-year history.  

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Polk State Selects Martha Santiago as Winter Haven Provost

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After a nationwide search, Polk State College has selected Martha Santiago as its Winter Haven campus provost. In her position, Santiago will oversee all aspects of the campus, including faculty, facilities, and Polk State Chain…

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…

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