Early Childhood Education and Management Program Sees Remarkable Growth

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For the unacquainted, early childhood education is all about naptimes and finger-painting, silly songs and afternoon snacks. In truth, the field is far more complicated — and growing more so all the time. Training requirements…

Basketry Class an Enduring Favorite for Students

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Polk State College has offered its popular basket-weaving class for three decades. According to Professor Gary Baker, the class teaches much more than simply how to make baskets… Read the story in the Lake Wales News.

Professor Accepted to National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar

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Polk State College adjunct professor Arthur Niermeier has been accepted to the National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar, “Legacies and Landmarks of the Plains Native Americans,” which will take place at Central Community College in…

Over 55 Show Band to Perform April 28, 29

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Polk State College will host the Over 55 Show Band at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, in the Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. The Over 55 Show Band is composed…

Polk State Nursing Professors in Prestigious Doctoral Programs

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Polk State’s nationally recognized Nursing Program just got even better. Two Nursing Program faculty members have been invited to pursue their doctoral degrees at prestigious universities. Professor Mimi Jenko has been accepted to the Doctor…

Polk State College to Host Southern Fried Jazz Band

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Whether you’re a lover of jazz or simply curious to learn more about it, Polk State College is the place to be on Saturday, April 14. The Southern Fried Jazz Band will take the stage at…

Rookie of the Year Honors for Collegiate High Advisor

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This weekend Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) chapters from around the state are meeting in Jacksonville for the annual State conference. In addition to business meetings, educational programs and networking, the event is an occasion…

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