Community Honors Holden With Key To City Of Lakeland

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After a day of art and education, community members came together for a special reception honoring Polk State College President Emerita Eileen Holden with kind words from fellow leaders and a key to the City…

Lake Wales Proclaims Polk State JD Alexander Center Recognition Day

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The City of Lake Wales recognized Polk State College, the Polk State JD Alexander Center, and Director Andy Oguntola for their commitment to the community during the Tuesday, Sept. 19, City Commission meeting. Mayor Eugene…

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates La Familia

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Although Hurricane Irma postponed the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off event that has traditionally marked the beginning of the a month-long celebration, events are scheduled through Oct. 28 to celebrate the 13th annual Hispanic Heritage Month…

Hurricane Recovery Resources

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Many of Polk State College’s students and their families continue to repair damages to their homes and businesses, and wait for utilities to be restored. As the community works its way back to some degree…

Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts On Campus

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Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

A sunny sky on Wednesday presented a stark contrast to the violent winds and rain from just two days before, as Hurricane Irma tore through Polk County as a Category 2 storm.  With wind gusts…

Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Due to widespread power outages and challenges with safe access to some of Polk State College’s campuses and centers, College officials have extended the closure of the College and the collegiate high schools for classes…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Girls participating in STEM activity.

Polk Girls In STEM Will ‘Break Barriers’ And ‘Build Bridges’

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Girls participating in STEM activity.

Fourth- to eighth-grade girls from Lake Wales schools will have the opportunity to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from female scientists at Polk State College in the Polk Girls in STEM program. Polk…

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