Polk Works Announces Annual Meeting, Polk State is Title Sponsor

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On Aug. 23, Polk Works will celebrate workforce achievement with its Annual Meeting and Best Places to Work Awards at The Lakeland Center from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. This year’s event will feature keynote speaker…

Florida College System Earns “A” From U.S. Chamber

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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for a Competitive Workforce has recently awarded the Florida College System with an “A” grade in the categories of Student Access & Success and Efficiency & Cost-Effectiveness, a finding…

Polk State to Launch Entrepreneurship Certificate Program

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A new certificate program at Polk State College will equip aspiring entrepreneurs to be successful in their ventures, helping them to contribute to the county’s economic recovery. With the support of area entrepreneurs, the Polk…

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.  

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