Back on Campus Lecture Series Continues March 13, 27

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Polk State College’s Back on Campus Lecture Series continues Friday, March 13, at the Winter Haven Campus.

Polk State has hosted Back on Campus for more than a decade. The lectures are free and open to the public, and are made possible through a donation by former Humanities Professor Helene Schulz to the Polk State College Foundation.

Friday’s schedule includes:

  • 12:45 p.m. — Welcome, Lynn Wilson, director of financial affairs, Polk State College Foundation
  • 1 to 2 p.m — Students James Arnold and Rosemary Reynolds, “What Scholarships Mean to Me”
  • 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. — Carol Coile, “Lifelong Learning: What’s in it For You?”
  • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Todd Thuma, “Personal Security: How to Be Secure in a Digital Age”

The series concludes on March 27 with the following:

  • 12:45 p.m. — Welcome, Tracy Porter, executive director of the Polk State College Foundation
  • 1 to 2 p.m. — T. Michael Stavres, “Parks & Recreation in the Public Realm”
  • 2:15 to 3: 15 p.m. — Cathy Thornhill and panel, “Chat and Chew: The Journey to Your Good Health”
  • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. — Bob Gernert, “Connecting the Dots: History of the Chain of Lakes”

Sessions take place in room WST 126.

The Polk State College Foundation Inc. is a tax-exempt corporation whose purpose is to provide Polk State College with resources for the advancement of the College, its students, faculty, staff and other constituencies in fulfillment of the College’s mission.