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.…

Polk State Aerospace Open House is June 9

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Polk State College’s Aerospace Program will host an open house and information session on June 9 at 6 p.m. at Polk State Airside Center East, 2949 Airside Center Drive in South Lakeland. At the event,…

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