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…

SALO

SALO celebrates 10 years of engaging Polk State students

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SALO

When Melvin Thompson signed up to be part of Polk State College’s inaugural ELITE class, coming up with a project to enhance the Polk State experience for students was a no-brainer for the Florida State…

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month Celebration Kicks Off

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Women's History Month

Polk State College is kicking off its celebration of Women’s History Month this week with events at both the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses. The Office of Equity and Diversity, Polk State College Foundation, Student…

Black History Month

Polk State Celebrates Black History Month With Cultural Events

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Black History Month

Polk State College has a slate of events planned through February in honor of Black History Month. The month-long celebration will include ethnic cuisine, African literature and music, movies with historically important themes, STEM activities…

MLK Celebration

Annual MLK Celebration Honors And Inspires

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MLK Celebration

Dr. Alzo J. Reddick, Sr. only played hooky twice – first in 1948 to see Jackie Robinson play ball and again in 1968, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Dr. Reddick was the…

MLK: The Dream, The Vision, The Reality

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Polk State held its 14th annual celebration of the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 10, 2017, at the Student Center in Winter Haven. The ceremony featured remarks from keynote speaker Dr.…

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