Chain of Lakes Collegiate High Student Places Fourth at HOSA Event

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Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School student Snigda Cherukuri placed fourth in the Medical Terminology category at the Health Occupations Student Association (HOSA) State Leadership Conference in Jacksonville on March 31. Polk State Chain…

Professor’s Outstanding Career Began with Simple Love of Music

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When Polk State College Music Professor John Anderson was growing up in Bartow, he never dreamed he would one day build a successful college music program virtually from scratch, lead a performance at Carnegie Hall,…

Nursing Professor Participates in Florida Bioethics Network Event

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Polk State Nursing Professor Mavra Kear participated in a panel discussion on March 30 at the Florida Bioethics Network Spring Conference. The topic was “Healthcare Professionalism in Florida: A Discussion With Leadership.” Kear is also…

Polk State Visual Arts Society members recently displayed their latest mural, depicting Ugandan war criminal Jospeh Kony. From left are Brayden Hooper, Gaby Conliffe, Alexandria Trsek and Jordan Neumann, all of whom helped paint the mural. Not pictured is Amanda Finch. The students all gave credit to Art Professor Vilas Tonape for his support of the project.

Polk State Visual Arts Students Make Statement With Latest Mural

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Polk State Visual Arts Society members recently displayed their latest mural, depicting Ugandan war criminal Jospeh Kony. From left are Brayden Hooper, Gaby Conliffe, Alexandria Trsek and Jordan Neumann, all of whom helped paint the mural. Not pictured is Amanda Finch. The students all gave credit to Art Professor Vilas Tonape for his support of the project.

With paint, paper, and passion in their hearts, members of the Polk State Visual Arts Society began their latest mural. They labored over the contours of their subject’s face, delicately highlighting his features. They carefully…

Chain of Lakes Collegiate Student Named Newman Civic Fellow

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Andrea Reeves, a senior at Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow by Florida Campus Compact. The Newman Civic Fellows Award honors inspiring college student leaders who…

Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center Plans Unveiled

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A transformational gift, the unwavering support of Polk County’s business and government leaders, and strategic collaboration have combined for the physical embodiment of Polk State College’s commitment to advancing the area’s work force: the Clear…

Student Work Featured in Brochure

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Several pictures were taken and combined in Photoshop using masking techniques to create the image shown on the right. The edited image was used in a brochure to show diversity and multiculturalism.

Thoughts on Education

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Students use three-point lighting, backdrop, and three Canon DSLR T3i cameras to capture their classmates discussing education. After downloading the footage to their computers, students use Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5 to perform multi-camera edits and…

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