Members of Polk State College Phi Beta Lambda Compete in National Event

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Members of Polk State College’s Phi Beta Lambda chapter recently traveled to the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference, bringing home with them recognition and newfound knowledge. FBLA-PBL is the nation’s…

Polk State Business Professor Presents, Publishes Research

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Polk State College Business Professor Herbert Nold presented at the 12th International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations in Chicago from July 6-8, 2012. Nold’s presentation was titled, “Using Knowledge Processes to Improve…

Polk State students (l-r) Chloe Hickey, Darian Byrd, Adam Bent, and Nathan Herbig (not pictured), accompanied by Polk State Professor John Barberet, recently traveled to Marseille and Paris, France, as the College's first exchange students.

First International Exchange Students Still Reveling in Adventures Abroad

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Polk State students (l-r) Chloe Hickey, Darian Byrd, Adam Bent, and Nathan Herbig (not pictured), accompanied by Polk State Professor John Barberet, recently traveled to Marseille and Paris, France, as the College's first exchange students.

Polk State College’s first group of international exchange students has recently returned from France, bringing with them new perspectives, experiences and memories sure to last a lifetime. “In one word, it was awesome,” said student…

Patrick Phillips and Megan Dennis are pictured shortly after becoming engaged at Machu Picchu.

Polk State Alumni Help Unravel Decades-Old Mummy Mystery

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Patrick Phillips and Megan Dennis are pictured shortly after becoming engaged at Machu Picchu.

In the decades since it was unearthed, a hulking mummy stored at a museum in Lima, Peru, had perplexed scientists and researchers, taunting them with questions about what could be contained within its nearly 200-pound bundle.…

TALON Robotics Students Having Some Serious Fun

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Standing outside the classroom where about a dozen high-school kids are participating in TALON Robotics, it sounds like there’s too much fun going on for serious learning to be taking place. The whizzing of wheels.…

Michelle Manzi

Professor Is Music Department’s “Missing Piece”

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Michelle Manzi

In her five-year run as an adjunct professor, Michelle Manzi resurrected the Polk State Music Department’s emphasis on female vocals and established the ever-growing women’s chorus, Dolce Fiamma. So who could blame Director John Anderson…

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