Walt Disney World honors Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden

Walt Disney World Recognizes Polk State President Emerita

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Walt Disney World honors Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden

Walt Disney World Resort cast members who are alumni of Polk State College recently hosted a surprise reception to recognize Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden for her decade-long service to both the College and…

Allan Hall

Student Finds Opportunities in Internships

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Allan Hall

Allan Hall knows how to seize an opportunity. He’s still a year out from receiving his Associate in Science in Supply Chain Management from Polk State College, but already landed a job in the industry he…

Lakeland Student Government Association

Meet the Officers: Lakeland SGA Leads With Diversity

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Lakeland Student Government Association

The Student Government Association (SGA) provides Polk State College students with an active voice in administrative and legislative matters concerning the student body.  The SGA serves as the liaison between students and administrators, organizes campus…

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College Opens Arms to Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Polk State College is offering support to students displaced from their homes in Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria. Gov. Rick Scott asked Florida state colleges and universities this week to provide support by offering in-state…

Lend Me a Tenor

50 Years Of Theatre: ‘Lend Me A Tenor’ to Open Season

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Lend Me a Tenor

Polk State College continues to celebrate 50 years of theatre and is opening its theatre season next week with “Lend Me a Tenor.” The play, directed by Mark Graham, opens Thursday, Oct. 5, with performances…

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School

Students, Faculty, and Staff Aid Puerto Rico

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Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School senior Kiara Adorno recently heard from her brother in Puerto Rico. He hasn’t eaten in four days. Adorno’s entire family lives in Puerto Rico. Since Hurricane Maria…

Community Supports Students At 8th Annual Wine For Wisdom

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Nearly 400 members of the community journeyed to “South Africa” on Friday for Polk State College Foundation’s eighth annual Wine for Wisdom – the premier fundraiser for student scholarships. The College gym was converted for…

Hurricane Heroes

Polk State Thanks Its Hurricane Heroes

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Hurricane Heroes

When students, faculty, and staff returned to Polk State College after Hurricane Irma closed campuses for 10 days, it was like the Category 2 storm with 115 mph wind gusts never came through. That’s because…

Collegiate High Schools’ Calendars Unaffected By Hurricane Irma

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After a thorough review of Polk State College’s collegiate high schools’ calendars and instructional hours, principals and College administration determined that students will not need to make up any school days from the closure caused…

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