118th graduating class

Polk State to celebrate 118th commencement ceremony

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118th graduating class

Nearly 700 students with Polk State College’s 118th graduating class will walk the stage Thursday, May 3, at the RP Funding Center to receive their diplomas. The upcoming commencement ceremony, which will start at 6:30…

President Falconetti with students and representatives

Polk State College Victorious in 2018 Legislative Session

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President Falconetti with students and representatives

Senate Bill 540 is dead, the Polk State JD Alexander Center is safe, and Polk State College is victorious in securing funding for operational support this Legislative Session. Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed the…

Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men

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The Polk State College Foundation’s 12th annual Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men events March 15 and 16 on the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses entertained and inspired more than 400 guests who came together…

Amy Dee

Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men Event Inspires

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Amy Dee

The Polk State College Foundation’s 12th annual Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men events this week entertained and inspired more than 400 guests who came together in celebration of Women’s History Month and…

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…

Ashley Bell Barnett

Governor Appoints Ashley Bell Barnett To District Board Of Trustees

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Ashley Bell Barnett

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Ashley Bell Barnett, a dedicated community advocate, to the Polk State College District Board of Trustees. Barnett, 33, a fifth-generation Floridian who has worked tirelessly as a public educator, workforce…

Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

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Polk State College Foundation Scholarships

The Polk State College Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year through March 15. The Foundation awards more than $1.5 million in scholarships each year. To apply for a scholarship, a…

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