Local Chambers of Commerce Convene at Polk State Lakeland Campus

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The Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Luncheon at Polk State’s Lakeland campus. Nine of the county’s 11 active chambers participated in the April 24 event, represented by…

Polk State Unveils Innovative Partnership with Polk Transit Authority

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Polk State College on Monday announced an innovative partnership with the Polk Transit Authority — one that benefits more than 20,000 and has garnered national attention. In a pair of events, Polk State College President…

Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center Plans Unveiled

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A transformational gift, the unwavering support of Polk County’s business and government leaders, and strategic collaboration have combined for the physical embodiment of Polk State College’s commitment to advancing the area’s work force: the Clear…

Business Leaders to Convene at Polk

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They will present information on Polk’s economic prospects and its regional implications at a conference planned for Friday at the Winter Haven campus. Speakers will be Jeff Chamberlain, vice president of real estate at Publix;…

Board of Trustees Member Interviewed

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E.S. “Ernie” Pinner is president and CEO of CenterState Banks. In an interview with The Wall Street Transcript, he gives his take on trends in the banking industry.  

College Awarded $718,000 DOE Grant to Expand Corporate College Programs

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Polk Community College has been awarded a $718,000 grant through the federal Department of Education to establish degree and certification programs related to supply chain management, advanced manufacturing, and green construction and retrofitting. Funding will…

Board OKs Buying Land for a Northeast Center

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A long-term goal moved closer to actuality when the Polk Community College District Board of Trustees (DBOT) on March 23 authorized PCC President Eileen Holden to execute a contract with Civix to purchase property on…

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