Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Polk State College and the collegiate high schools will resume classes Monday, Sept. 18. To ensure a safe and comfortable return to classes following Hurricane Irma, the College asks that students continue to check polk.edu,…

Hurricane Recovery Resources

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Many of Polk State College’s students and their families continue to repair damages to their homes and businesses, and wait for utilities to be restored. As the community works its way back to some degree…

Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts On Campus

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Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

A sunny sky on Wednesday presented a stark contrast to the violent winds and rain from just two days before, as Hurricane Irma tore through Polk County as a Category 2 storm.  With wind gusts…

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…

Learning Lounge

Learning Lounge: Snacks, Swag, And Tips For Students

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Learning Lounge

Students popped in for some popcorn and left with some knowledge Tuesday at the Lakeland Student Center. They participated in the semester’s first “Learning Lounge” session, which focused on ways students can obtain their degrees…

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…

graphic of solar eclipse

Be Prepared for Two Major Events on Monday, August 21

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graphic of solar eclipse

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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