Community Honors Holden With Key To City Of Lakeland

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After a day of art and education, community members came together for a special reception honoring Polk State College President Emerita Eileen Holden with kind words from fellow leaders and a key to the City…

Lake Wales Proclaims Polk State JD Alexander Center Recognition Day

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The City of Lake Wales recognized Polk State College, the Polk State JD Alexander Center, and Director Andy Oguntola for their commitment to the community during the Tuesday, Sept. 19, City Commission meeting. Mayor Eugene…

Community Service Fair

Lakeland Collegiate Community Service Fair Connects Students, Organizations

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Community Service Fair

Students from Polk State Lakeland Collegiate High School’s junior class eagerly swarmed the Student Center, where they met representatives from local volunteer organizations during the school’s first Community Service Fair. They learned about United Way…

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrates La Familia

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Although Hurricane Irma postponed the Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-off event that has traditionally marked the beginning of the a month-long celebration, events are scheduled through Oct. 28 to celebrate the 13th annual Hispanic Heritage Month…

DACA

SALO To Hold DACA Info Sessions

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DACA

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday, Sept. 5, that the Trump Administration is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by the Obama Administration in 2012. Under DACA, those who immigrated…

Learning Lounge

Learning Lounge: Snacks, Swag, And Tips For Students

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Learning Lounge

Students popped in for some popcorn and left with some knowledge Tuesday at the Lakeland Student Center. They participated in the semester’s first “Learning Lounge” session, which focused on ways students can obtain their degrees…

Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State Collecting Items For Harvey Victims

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Eagles for Texas Donation Drive

Polk State College’s Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO) is leading the Eagles for Texans Donation Drive to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. SALO is collecting bottled water, nonperishable foods, toiletries, clothes, and bedding…

Students at First Flight Convocation.

Polk State College Sees Steady Increase In Enrollment

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Students at First Flight Convocation.

Fall enrollment is up this year from last at Polk State College, and a focus on engaging and retaining first-year students is to thank. Enrollment is 1.1 percent higher for the start of the 2017-18…

First Flight logo

First Flight Welcomes Students to Polk State College

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First Flight logo

On Friday, August 18, more than 1100 new freshmen attended Polk State’s First Flight Convocation, themed The Flavor of College. Incoming students were welcomed by the entire College community, inspired to learn interesting facts and…

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