Polk State student Johnson Olaitan recently traveled to China as part of the International Scholar Laureate Program. There, he and other delegates from around the world brainstormed alternative energy solutions.

Polk State Student Helps Develop Energy Alternatives in China

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Polk State student Johnson Olaitan recently traveled to China as part of the International Scholar Laureate Program. There, he and other delegates from around the world brainstormed alternative energy solutions.

A Polk State student who plans to dedicate his career to helping the environment recently traveled to China, where he toured a controversial dam and brainstormed energy alternatives with like-minded students from around the world.…

About 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday at the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, learning about STEM degree programs and career options.

Heartland Consortium Students Visit Clear Springs

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About 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday at the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, learning about STEM degree programs and career options.

Instead of sleeping late or playing video games — the sort of weekend things kids their age usually do — 100 students from the Heartland Educational Consortium spent Saturday visiting Polk State’s newest center and learning about…

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 Helps Students Learn About Possibilities in Manufacturing

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More than 150 high school students recently toured a variety of Polk County-based manufacturing operations, and in the process learned how Polk State College can help them start their careers in the manufacturing industry. The…

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