Polk State College Health Sciences Maintains Cutting Edge

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Polk State College is set to unveil a program unlike any other in the country, establishing formalized, hands-on training for nurses and technicians who participate in robot-assisted surgery. Doctors and patients are increasingly embracing less-invasive…

Polk State College’s Educator Preparation Institute Recognized

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Polk State College’s Educator Preparation Institute is in the spotlight for its efforts to help mature workers transition into K-12 teaching careers. EPI is the subject of a story featured on the website Encore.org, which…

Polk State College to Host Jazz Great Wynton Marsalis

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Polk State College will proudly host jazz phenomenon Wynton Marsalis at a March 8 event on the Winter Haven campus. Marsalis will be accompanied by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the performance, planned…

Trio of Classical Music Artists to Perform at Polk State College

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A trio of classical music artists will convene at Polk State College to offer the public a rousing, emotional night of performance. “Philosophie Fantastique: The Color of Sound,” will take place Oct. 29 at 7…

Polk State Professor Tapped to Lead State Association

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The Florida Nurses Association (FNA) has just elected Dr. Mavra Kear, Ph.D., ARNP, BC, to lead the organization as its President for the next two years. Kear, a professor of nursing at Polk State College,…

Polk State’s Clancey Tapped to Lead National Council

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Rob Clancey, an administrator at Polk State College, has been elected President-elect of the National Council for Continuing Education and Training for the 2011-2012 term. Clancey has served as Director of Polk State’s Corporate College…

Polk State Cleared to Launch B.S. in Nursing

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Officials at Polk State College hailed a unanimous decision today by the Florida Board of Education, clearing the way for the school to offer a B.S. degree in nursing, with courses to begin in August.…

Local Charter School Announces Expansion at Polk State College

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This week’s meeting of the Polk State College District Board of Trustees included an encouraging announcement by Bridget Fetter, principal of Polk State’s Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School. According to Fetter, the Polk County…

Polk State Music Students Honored At State Music Symposium

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Early this semester, music students from Polk State College were honored at the Florida State College System Activities Association Winter Music Symposium in Boca Raton. Among the highlights were an Award of Distinction for Polk…

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