Polk State Nursing Director Annette Hutcherson places a cord around the neck of student Alison Richards, a symbol of her induction into Alpha Delta Nu, the national honor society of associate-degree-level nurses. The College held its first induction ceremony for its chapter of Alpha Delta Nu on Monday. Sen. Denise Grimsley, an alumna of the Nursing program, spoke at the ceremony.

State Senator Speaks at Two Polk State Nursing Events

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Polk State Nursing Director Annette Hutcherson places a cord around the neck of student Alison Richards, a symbol of her induction into Alpha Delta Nu, the national honor society of associate-degree-level nurses. The College held its first induction ceremony for its chapter of Alpha Delta Nu on Monday. Sen. Denise Grimsley, an alumna of the Nursing program, spoke at the ceremony.

Sen. Denise Grimsley visited Polk State Winter Haven on Monday, where she spoke to area nurses about legislative issues impacting their profession and congratulated the first inductees into the College’s nursing honor society. Grimsley, R-Sebring,…

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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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,…

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