Post-Hurricane Irma FAQ For Students

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Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the affects of Hurricane Irma on classes, testing, financial aid, and more. Q: I missed the deadline to register for a 12-week class. What can I do?…

Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Polk State College and the collegiate high schools will resume classes Monday, Sept. 18. To ensure a safe and comfortable return to classes following Hurricane Irma, the College asks that students continue to check polk.edu,…

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SALO To Hold DACA Info Sessions

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DACA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, Sept. 5, that the Trump Administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by the Obama Administration in 2012. Under DACA, those who immigrated…

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Learning Lounge: Snacks, Swag, And Tips For Students

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Learning Lounge

Students popped in for some popcorn and left with some knowledge Tuesday at the Lakeland Student Center. They participated in the semester’s first “Learning Lounge” session, which focused on ways students can obtain their degrees…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Students at First Flight Convocation.

Polk State College Sees Steady Increase In Enrollment

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Students at First Flight Convocation.

Fall enrollment is up this year from last at Polk State College, and a focus on engaging and retaining first-year students is to thank. Enrollment is 1.1 percent higher for the start of the 2017-18…

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First Flight Welcomes Students to Polk State College

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On Friday, August 18, more than 1100 new freshmen attended Polk State’s First Flight Convocation, themed The Flavor of College. Incoming students were welcomed by the entire College community, inspired to learn interesting facts and…

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Students Soar In First-Year Experience (FYE)

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Classes officially began Monday, August 21, and Polk State’s staff, faculty, and students have been gearing up for a fantastic year. An integral part of the Academic Year’s commencement is the First-Year Experience, commonly known…

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Be Prepared for Two Major Events on Monday, August 21

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Monday, August 21 is a big day for Polk State College! The fall semester is starting, with students bustling to prepare for their first day of classes. But, there is another big event taking place…

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