A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

Polk Hosts First Meta-Major Expo, Another Planned for Feb. 27

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A student stops by the Bachelor of Applied Science degree program booth at Tuesday's Meta-Major Expo at Polk State Lakeland. Another Meta-Major Expo is planned for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Polk State Winter Haven.

The Polk State Lakeland Student Center was abuzz Tuesday afternoon, as students mingled with area employers during the College’s first-ever Meta-Major Expo. Hosted by the College’s Career Resource Center, the event targeted the meta-major of…

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 Receives $1.6 Million Department of Labor Grant

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Polk State College has been awarded $1.6 million from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of a multimillion-dollar, nationwide grant program aimed at preparing workers in growing industries. Earlier this week, Secretary of Labor…

Polk State Approved to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Sciences

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Polk State College has received approval for its fourth baccalaureate degree, the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences. The State Board of Education on Tuesday granted unanimous approval for the new degree. The College plans…

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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 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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