Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

Creative Writing Club To Host Florida Poet Laureate

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Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

Polk State College’s Creative Writing Club will host a special guest on February 1 in the Lakeland Student Center – Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke. He is only the fourth poet laureate in the history…

Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Collegiate High Schools No. 1 In State For Graduation Rates

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Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate and Lakeland Collegiate high schools rank No. 1 out of 448 public high schools in Florida for four-year graduation rates. Gov. Rick Scott recently notified Polk State College’s charter…

Shaun Harris

USF Advisor Provides Pathways For Polk State Students

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Shaun Harris

When students become a part of the Eagle family at Polk State College, they also have the opportunity to become Bulls or Knights in training. Through the College’s partnerships with University of South Florida’s FUSE…

Ben Pila

Five Questions With Music, Humanities Professor Ben Pila

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Ben Pila

Julliard-trained guitarist Ben Pila joined Polk State in 2014 as a Music instructor, but this is his first semester as a full-time professor teaching Humanities. This new responsibility isn’t slowing Pila down, though. He has…

Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Collegiate High Schools To Host Info Sessions

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Polk State Collegiate High Schools

Polk State Lakeland Collegiate and Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate high schools will host informational sessions for current sophomores interested in attending one of Polk State College’s charter schools. Polk State’s collegiate high schools…

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…

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