Polk State To Celebrate 117th Commencement Ceremony

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Polk State College’s 117th commencement ceremony will take place Thursday, Dec. 14, at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland and it will be President Angela Garcia Falconetti’s first. Falconetti and nearly 500 graduating students are…

Rally in Tally

Rally in Tally: SGA Members Learn Politics, Leadership & Needs of State Colleges

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Rally in Tally

Students learned about politics, leadership, and the needs of Florida’s state colleges at the Florida College System Student Government Association’s (FCSSGA) Advocacy Conference & Rally in Tallahassee. Ten members of Polk State’s Student Government Associations…

Rally in Tally: SGA Members Meet With Polk Legislators

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Members of Polk State College’s three Student Government Associations (SGA) recently had the opportunity to visit Florida’s Capitol and meet with members of the Polk County legislative delegation. Students from the Winter Haven and Lakeland…

PAL to Canvas

Students Encouraged to Learn Canvas, Replacing PAL in Spring

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PAL to Canvas

Starting spring 2018, students will no longer use PAL and will instead navigate their traditional, online, and hybrid courses by receiving course updates, submitting assignments, and communicating with professors through Canvas. Students will gain access…

Spring registration

Spring Registration Opens

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Spring registration

Open registration is underway at Polk State College for the spring semester, which begins January 5. Currently enrolled students may register through PASSPORT. They should also check PASSPORT for possible holds on their accounts that…

Puerto Rico flag

College Opens Arms to Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Puerto Rico flag

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…

President Falconetti with student

President Wants to Hear From Students, Faculty, and Staff

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President Falconetti with student

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti is visiting each of the College’s six campuses and centers this week to get answers to some very important questions. She wants to hear from students, faculty, and…

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…

Post-Hurricane Irma FAQ For Students

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Here are answers to frequently asked questions about the affects of Hurricane Irma on classes, testing, financial aid, and more. Q: I missed the deadline to register for a 12-week class. What can I do?…

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