Fast Forward

Four Polk State programs still offering free training through Fast Forward

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Fast Forward

Polk State College is still offering free training in four short-term, non-credit rapid credentialing programs through its Fast Forward initiative which is grant-funded by the Florida Department of Education. Individuals interested in free Certified Logistics…

Polk State rocks out with inaugural class of Metallica Scholars

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Polk State College celebrated 17 graduates from its Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining Program whose training was made possible – and free – by scholarships from Metallica’s All Within My Hands Foundation. The Metallica Scholars,…

Metallica Scholar

For Polk State Metallica Scholar, machining is a family affair

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Metallica Scholar

Chassidy Houchin is graduating this week with Polk State College’s first group of Metallica Scholars part of the Computer Numeric Control (CNC) Machining class supported by a Metallica’s All Within My Hands grant. For Houchin,…

Metallica Scholars Initiative

Become a machinist for free in eight weeks

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Metallica Scholars Initiative

Polk State College is proud to be one of 15 schools across the country to receive a $100,000 grant from All Within My Hands as part of the Metallica Scholars Initiative. This initiative is providing…

Polk State Masters of Machining

Polk State Masters of Machining: “Metalhead” makes part for NASA

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Polk State Masters of Machining

Changing a car tire was the extent of Madison Gibbons’ technical skills when she enrolled in Polk State Corporate College’s Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining Program. But after four short months of training, she is…

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