Black History Month

Polk State College events celebrate Black History Month

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Black History Month

Polk State College is hosting a variety of events in honor of Black History Month, giving students, faculty, staff, and members of the community the opportunity to experience ethnic heritage, cuisine, music, art, and more.…

MLK scholarship

Polk State students receive MLK scholarships for inspiring essays

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MLK scholarship

The Polk State College Foundation presented two students with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream the Dream Scholarship awards at the 15th annual MLK Celebration for their academic achievements and inspiring essays on the civil…

Annual event honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Polk State celebrated the life, dream, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at its 15th annual MLK Celebration luncheon Jan. 9 in Winter Haven. Guests enjoyed food and fellowship and heard from keynote speaker…

Polk State honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with annual event

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Polk State College will celebrate the life, dream, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during its annual MLK Celebration luncheon – a community tradition that is 15 years strong. The luncheon titled “The…

Lakeland campus holds Scholarship Fiesta

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To mark the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, Polk State held a Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fiesta Oct. 18 on the Lakeland campus. Student Andrea Gutierrez received the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship, and the celebration of Hispanic culture included…

Disability Awareness Month

Disability Awareness Month events to focus on mental health

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Disability Awareness Month

Polk State College’s Office of Equity and Diversity will host two Disability Awareness Month events in October with focuses on mental health. As part of the Courageous Conversation open dialogue series, Lakeland psychologist Dr. Jeanene…

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff

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To celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, Polk State held the Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Sept. 12 in Winter Haven. The celebration of Hispanic culture included speakers, dancers, and food.

Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates The Essence of Music: La Música

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Hispanic Heritage

Polk State College is kicking off its annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month on Wednesday, Sept. 12, with a variety of events that will allow students, faculty, staff, and guests to experience “The Essence of…

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