Learning Lounge

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…

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Excelsior College, Polk State College Secure National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Educational Simulations for Workforce Readiness

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Polk State College and Excelsior College Logos

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Excelsior College over $864,846 in grant funding to ensure workforce readiness. Excelsior has partnered with Polk State College to prepare technicians for skilled positions in the energy and manufacturing industries. Excelsior and Polk State College will develop simulations…

Kathleen Students Visit Polk to Learn About Law Enforcement Careers

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Polk State College hosted students from Kathleen High School’s Criminal Justice Academy on Jan. 24, for a day of real-life insight into the field of law enforcement. During the day, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office…

About 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday at the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, learning about STEM degree programs and career options.

Heartland Consortium Students Visit Clear Springs

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About 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday at the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, learning about STEM degree programs and career options.

Instead of sleeping late or playing video games — the sort of weekend things kids their age usually do — 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday visiting Polk State’s newest center and learning about…