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…

Student Profile: Vivian Newton, BAS Program

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Can you imagine what it would be like to enter a new country without knowing anyone or having any idea where you will live? That’s what recent Polk State graduate Vivian Newton went through when…

Student Profile: Kellie Mislovic, Respiratory Care

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Kellie Mislovic had a dream of being a healthcare professional and helping people. Having a family and other responsibilities caused her to leave that dream unfulfilled for a decade. The economic downturn that adversely impacted…

College Awarded $718,000 DOE Grant to Expand Corporate College Programs

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Polk Community College has been awarded a $718,000 grant through the federal Department of Education to establish degree and certification programs related to supply chain management, advanced manufacturing, and green construction and retrofitting. Funding will…

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