Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Polk State College and the collegiate high schools will resume classes Monday, Sept. 18. To ensure a safe and comfortable return to classes following Hurricane Irma, the College asks that students continue to check polk.edu,…

Hurricane Recovery Resources

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Many of Polk State College’s students and their families continue to repair damages to their homes and businesses, and wait for utilities to be restored. As the community works its way back to some degree…

Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts On Campus

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Robbie Manikis, Project Engineer and Lt. Bobby Neil, Security Coordinator, clear tree debris on Winter Haven Campus.

A sunny sky on Wednesday presented a stark contrast to the violent winds and rain from just two days before, as Hurricane Irma tore through Polk County as a Category 2 storm.  With wind gusts…

Classes To Resume Monday, Sept. 18

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Due to widespread power outages and challenges with safe access to some of Polk State College’s campuses and centers, College officials have extended the closure of the College and the collegiate high schools for classes…

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…

Girls participating in STEM activity.

Polk Girls In STEM Will ‘Break Barriers’ And ‘Build Bridges’

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Girls participating in STEM activity.

Fourth- to eighth-grade girls from Lake Wales schools will have the opportunity to learn Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) from female scientists at Polk State College in the Polk Girls in STEM program. Polk…

graphic of solar eclipse

Be Prepared for Two Major Events on Monday, August 21

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graphic of solar eclipse

Monday, August 21 is a big day for Polk State College! The fall semester is starting, with students bustling to prepare for their first day of classes. But, there is another big event taking place…

Polk State College President Says the Fight Isn’t Over

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Eileen Holden, President of Polk State College, issued a call-to-action today directed at the residents of Polk County. “I am pleading with everyone who lives in Polk County, and especially those who live in Lake…

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