Polk State celebrates 50th anniversary of Title IX

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Women’s athletics has been a mainstay at Polk State College and academic institutions across the country for as long as most can remember, but there was a time when opportunities for women in sports were…

Black History Month celebrations are underway at Polk State

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Polk State College is hosting a variety of virtual events in honor of Black History Month. The series of events kicked off in January with the College’s 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual…

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Polk State College receives national Hispanic-Serving Institution designation

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The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) recently designated Polk State College as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as the College’s Hispanic student population has reached 26 percent and continues to grow. Additionally, Polk State…

Polk State Celebrates 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 16th annual MLK Luncheon Jan. 8, 2020, in Winter Haven. This year’s theme was “Justice and Equality for All: Building…

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Polk State MLK scholarship winners inspire with their words

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Polk State College students Sylvia Andrade and Fryda Contreras inspired with their words and received Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream the Dream Scholarship awards for their academic achievements and service to the community. Both…

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. 16 in Winter Haven. The celebration of Hispanic culture included guest speaker Congressman Darren Soto, dancers, and food.

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Polk State College celebrates Women’s History Month

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Women's History Month

Polk State College kicked off its celebration of Women’s History Month this week and will host events at the Winter Haven and Lakeland campuses to honor and empower women. The Office of Equity, Diversity, and…

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