DACA

SALO To Hold DACA Info Sessions

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DACA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, Sept. 5, that the Trump Administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by the Obama Administration in 2012. Under DACA, those who immigrated…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Falconetti Gets To Know Campuses, Staff By Shadowing Workers

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President Angela Garcia Falconetti swapped her dress pants for blue jeans this week to change air filters, go on a snake hunt and drive a John Deere Gator utility vehicle in an effort to let…

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti poses with the District Board of Trustees during her first DBOT meeting August 28.

District Board of Trustees Appoints New Leadership

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Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti poses with the District Board of Trustees during her first DBOT meeting August 28.

Polk State College’s District Board of Trustees elected a new chairman and vice-chairman during its annual reorganization meeting Monday, which was also President Angela Garcia Falconetti’s first Board meeting. Mark Turner, who previously served as…

Students at First Flight Convocation.

Polk State College Sees Steady Increase In Enrollment

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Students at First Flight Convocation.

Fall enrollment is up this year from last at Polk State College, and a focus on engaging and retaining first-year students is to thank. Enrollment is 1.1 percent higher for the start of the 2017-18…

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Students Soar In First-Year Experience (FYE)

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Students

Classes officially began Monday, August 21, and Polk State’s staff, faculty, and students have been gearing up for a fantastic year. An integral part of the Academic Year’s commencement is the First-Year Experience, commonly known…

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Be Prepared for Two Major Events on Monday, August 21

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Monday, August 21 is a big day for Polk State College! The fall semester is starting, with students bustling to prepare for their first day of classes. But, there is another big event taking place…

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