Aerospace open house

Aerospace Program hosting open house June 7

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Aerospace open house

Polk State College’s Aerospace Program will host an open house at Airside Center – East in Lakeland on Thursday, June 7, at 6 p.m. to provide prospective students with information about degree options, admission, financial…

Aaron Poidevin

Aerospace Alumnus Learned More Than Flying Planes

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Aaron Poidevin

Aaron Poidevin remembers the first time he thought he wanted to be a pilot. He was at MacDill’s Airfest. He was 8. “I was a kid watching airplanes doing tricks in the sky – of…

Karissa Strickland

She Learned To Fly, Then Found Aviation Career On The Ground

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Karissa Strickland

Karissa Strickland always wanted to fly, but didn’t know that aviation was a viable career path until she read about Polk State College’s expanding Aerospace program in the newspaper. The Lakeland native graduated from Mulberry…

Pakistani Delegation

Pakistani Delegation Visits Polk State on Community College Tour

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Pakistani Delegation

Sixteen Pakistanis who are either administrators for post-secondary vocational and technical institutions or officials with higher education planning responsibilities for community colleges in Pakistan toured Polk State College on Tuesday to learn about the U.S.…

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