George Williams and Rosebud Leslie

Injured NFL prospect gets fresh start at Polk State

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George Williams and Rosebud Leslie

George Williams knew from a young age what he wanted to do in life — he wanted to play football. Williams attended college on an athletics scholarship and became an NFL prospect. He was a…

Handshake

Jobs and internships are only a Handshake away at Polk State

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Handshake

For Polk State students, jobs and internships are only a Handshake away with the College’s new virtual career center. Handshake allows students and alumni to connect with hundreds of employers – from local businesses to…

Study abroad

Polk State Study Abroad gives students firsthand look at history

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Study abroad

A Polk State College Study Abroad trip put 33 students in the middle of history this summer as they traveled to London, Paris, and Normandy following the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Just days after the…

Welcome back

Classes start Monday and enrollment is up at Polk State College

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Welcome back

Polk State College will welcome students back to its campuses and centers across Polk County on Monday, August 19, and faculty and staff are looking forward to a successful 2019-2020 academic year. Enrollment is up…

Admission & Aid webpage

Student orientation is easier than ever

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Admission & Aid webpage

With the onset of the 2019-2020 academic year, Polk State College reminds incoming students to complete online student orientation, which is easier than ever. Orientation is required for first-time-in-college students prior to attending pre-advising. Login…

PASS

Hispanic students and families get warm welcome from Polk State

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PASS

Hispanic students, faculty, and staff came together at the Polk State College Winter Haven Campus to welcome incoming students and their families through the Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) program specifically designed to familiarize…

Florida Polytechnic

Historic agreement to provide seamless path from Polk State to Florida Poly

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Florida Polytechnic

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti and Florida Polytechnic University President Randy Avent will sign an articulation agreement establishing the first seamless pathway for students from Polk County’s state college to the leading institution…

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