Commencement

Polk State celebrates graduates and first Education baccalaureate class

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Commencement

Polk State celebrated nearly 400 graduating students, including the first Education baccalaureate class, on Thursday during the College’s 119th commencement ceremony. Graduates heard inspirational messages from Polk State President Angela Garcia Falconetti and Distinguished Alumnus…

Stephanie Cooper-Stewart

Single mom overcomes “culture shock” to achieve Polk State degree

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Stephanie Cooper-Stewart

Stephanie Cooper-Stewart emigrated from Jamaica in May 2009, leaving behind a good job, her family, and everything she once knew in her home country. After nearly a year of unemployment and becoming a single mother,…

Polk State opens Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom

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Polk State unveiled its Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom on Dec. 7 on the Lakeland Campus, offering tours of the transformed makerspace that uses design and technology to boost student engagement. Polk State is one…

Over 55 Show Band performs seasonal favorites

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The Over 55 Show Band presented a selection of holiday favorites in concert at Polk State Winter Haven on Dec. 9. Directed by Professor Don West, Polk State director of bands, the ensemble featured guest…

Polk State Corporate College

Polk State College provides free training for manufacturing jobs

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Polk State Corporate College

Are you unemployed or underemployed? Do you have a criminal record? Does a career seem out of reach? At Polk State College, you can receive free training and earn valuable certifications that will land you…

Polk State presents Winter Gala

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Polk State Music held its annual Winter Gala Dec. 1-2 in Winter Haven. The concert featured performances by the Polk State College Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Women’s Choir, Women’s Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and the…

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