Supporters of the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center cut the ribbon on the new building in January.

Polk’s PTU Gets Attention from Automation.com

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Supporters of the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center cut the ribbon on the new building in January.

The opening of Polk State College’s Advanced Technology Center — and specifically the $1 million piece of training equipment it houses — has garnered attention from Automation.com, an online magazine for the automation industry. In an…

Polk State's Eric Roe (L) and Howard Drake accepted the NCCET's Exemplary Program Award earlier this month. The award recognized ETAM, an innovative training program for manufacturing workers.

Polk State Wins National Recognition for Manufacturing Training Program

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Polk State's Eric Roe (L) and Howard Drake accepted the NCCET's Exemplary Program Award earlier this month. The award recognized ETAM, an innovative training program for manufacturing workers.

Polk State College has won national recognition for its work to provide the manufacturing industry with a more highly trained workforce. Earlier this month, the College received the Exemplary Program Award for Workforce & Economic…

Polk State’s Riskin Named to Leadership Lakeland Class XXXI

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Polk State College’s Nyrka Riskin has been named to the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lakeland Class XXXI. Leadership Lakeland is an annual program to identify and enhance leadership in the community. The program…

Polk State Student Wins New Supply Chain Management Scholarship

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Polk State’s Kathy Frey went head-to-head with students from two major universities, and emerged as the clear standout for a new supply chain management scholarship. Frey, a resident of Lakeland studying in the College’s Supply…

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Polk State’s Roe Speaks at Florida STEM Forum

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Polk State College’s Eric Roe was among the presenters at Thursday’s Florida STEM Forum, an event aimed at helping to create a more highly trained workforce. The Florida STEM Forum, which took place in Orlando,…

Polk State Named to National List of Manufacturer-Endorsed Institutions

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Polk State College has been named to a new list of institutions offering education that is endorsed by the nation’s manufacturers. The Manufacturing Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank affiliated with the National Association of Manufacturers,…

Polk State Corporate College Director Rob Clancey leads at tour of the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center for members of the Bartow 100.

Bartow 100 Tours Polk State Clear Springs Site

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Polk State Corporate College Director Rob Clancey leads at tour of the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center for members of the Bartow 100.

Members of the Bartow Chamber of Commerce’s Committee of 100 toured the quickly evolving site of the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center on Friday, constituting the first large group to visit the location.…

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