Margaret Orozco, a Polk State alumna and firefighter/paramedic with the Lakeland Fire Department.

Polk State Grad Finds Fulfillment Each Day in Work as Paramedic

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Margaret Orozco, a Polk State alumna and firefighter/paramedic with the Lakeland Fire Department.

Two pivotal years and a Polk State degree set Margaret Orozco on a path she never thought possible, and in following it, she’s found fulfillment she never could have imagined. “I love coming to work,” said…

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Bookstore Link Now Live in College’s Passport

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Students registering for fall classes will now see a link in Passport that takes them to the College’s online bookstore. Earlier this year, the College contracted with Barnes & Noble College for management of its…

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Smoking Now Limited to Polk State Parking Lots

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Students returning to Polk State Winter Haven this fall will notice a big change in where it’s OK to smoke — or more specifically, where it’s not. Earlier this year, the Polk State Winter Haven Student…

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Polk State Student Makes Club History with Win at National Competition

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For the first time, a Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate student has placed first in a national competition for aspiring health professionals. In late June, HOSA (Health Occupations Student Association) held its annual National…

Polk State Lakeland Student Government Association President Chris Ly (L) and Vice President Otis Wilson.

Meet the Officers: Polk State Lakeland SGA President Chris Ly, VP Otis Wilson

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Polk State Lakeland Student Government Association President Chris Ly (L) and Vice President Otis Wilson.

The Student Government Association is the official representative of Polk State College students. The SGA acts as a liaison between students and administrators, organizes campus activities, and represents students in statewide organizations and legislative issues…

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