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Sylvester Little begins work as Polk State Lakeland's dean of student services on July 1. He is pictured here in his Winter Haven office, which is covered in pennants from schools from which Polk State alumni have graduated. Little, who is known at the College for his passion for student success, tells Polk State students that if they want to add a pennant to his wall, they have to complete their degree at that institution. It's just one of the ways he helps students visualize -- and ultimately achieve -- their goals.

Polk Dean Focused on Accessibility: “We Have to Help Students See Themselves Here”

For Polk State’s Sylvester Little, education — literally overnight — saved him from poverty. In the decades since, he’s helped countless students…


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Baseball on Jan 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM: Warner University, Polk State College, Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL

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