Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

The Polk State College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year through March 15. The Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships each year. To apply for a scholarship, a…

Jessica Luongo

Chain of Lakes Collegiate Student Named Sunshine State Scholar

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Jessica Luongo

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School student Jessica Luongo has been named a Sunshine State Scholar, making her one of only three students in all of Polk County to receive the honor for…

Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

Florida Poet Laureate Encourages Students To Read And Write

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Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

If you’re sitting around waiting for inspiration, forget about it. That was advice Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke gave students and aspiring writers during his recent presentation hosted by the Creative Writing Club at Polk…

The Clean House

Polk State Theatre Presents “The Clean House”

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The Clean House

Polk State College continues to celebrate 50 years of theatre with the first production of the Spring 2018 semester– “The Clean House.” The romantic comedy by Sarah Ruhl follows a married couple and their hired…

Amanda Roecker

Without JD Alexander Center, These Veterans Wouldn’t Be In School

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Amanda Roecker

For students at the Polk State JD Alexander Center, it’s all about location. Without Polk State College’s presence in southeast Polk County, many students would not be pursuing higher education because they would not be…

Aaron Poidevin

Aerospace Alumnus Learned More Than Flying Planes

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Aaron Poidevin

Aaron Poidevin remembers the first time he thought he wanted to be a pilot. He was at MacDill’s Airfest. He was 8. “I was a kid watching airplanes doing tricks in the sky – of…

Physical Therapist Assistant Program

PTA Program Application Period Starts Feb. 1

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

The application period to enroll in Polk State College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program for Fall 2018 runs from Feb. 1 to Feb. 15 for candidates from schools with linkage agreements and March 1 to March…

Felecia Zimmerman

Academic Advisor Gives Students Choices About Their Education

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Felecia Zimmerman

College is incredibly exciting, but can also be difficult to navigate. Polk State College’s academic advisors make huge differences in the lives of students every day, not only by ensuring that they enroll in the…

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