ExpressJet

ExpressJet inspires Polk State students with visit from ERJ145

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ExpressJet

Rachel Thomas settled into the cockpit of an ERJ145, pushing buttons and taking selfies in the 50-passenger, twin-engine regional airliner that felt much different from the small, single-engine plane she navigated during her first solo…

Aircraft dispatcher certification program

Polk State College to launch aircraft dispatcher certification program

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Aircraft dispatcher certification program

Polk State College is launching an aircraft dispatcher certification program in February 2019, directly responding to an industry need and offering an accelerated pathway for students to rewarding, high-wage careers. It will be the only…

Polk State Aerospace

Best Value Schools ranks Polk State Aerospace No. 2 in the country

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Polk State Aerospace

Best Value Schools recently ranked Polk State College’s Aerospace Program second in the country for the affordability of its online degree offerings. At Polk State, students have the ability to achieve a Bachelor of Science…

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…

Amanda Roecker

Without JD Alexander Center, These Veterans Wouldn’t Be In School

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Amanda Roecker

For students at the Polk State JD Alexander Center, it’s all about location. Without Polk State College’s presence in southeast Polk County, many students would not be pursuing higher education because they would not be…

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.…

Spring registration

Spring Registration Opens

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Spring registration

Open registration is underway at Polk State College for the spring semester, which begins January 5. Currently enrolled students may register through PASSPORT. They should also check PASSPORT for possible holds on their accounts that…

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