Von McGriff

New Polk State Lake Wales Director to build upon success at JDA Center

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Von McGriff

Von McGriff’s go-getter attitude and fuchsia fashion are enough to energize students and colleagues, but it’s her creative thinking and heart for the community that will aid her in “reinvigorating” Polk State College’s JD Alexander…

Study abroad opportunities return for Polk State students

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For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, Polk State College students will have the opportunity to study abroad. In the past, Polk State students have studied abroad in places such as London, Paris, Dublin,…

Severe weather possible for Tuesday, Jan. 9

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UPDATE 2 P.M. 1/9/24: Governor Ron DeSantis has issued a state of emergency for 49 counties, including Polk County, due to severe weather expected throughout the state today. The state of emergency will allow Florida…

Scholarships

Apply for Polk State Foundation scholarships February 1 – 28

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Scholarships

The Polk State College Foundation’s application for scholarships for the 2024-2025 Academic Year will be open from February 1 through February 28. The Foundation awards approximately $1.4 million in scholarships annually. Students can visit polk.academicworks.com to create…

Polk State Gateway to hold multiple info sessions early in 2024

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As a new calendar year begins, Polk State College Lakeland Gateway to College Collegiate High School will ramp up efforts to recruit and admit students for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. For interested students and parents,…

Soft launch for 2024-25 FAFSA form underway

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The U.S. Department of Education is in the soft launch period for the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Polk State College students are encouraged to apply early but there will be…

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