Polk State presents Human Library

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The Polk State Human Library made its debut April 3 at the Lakeland Campus Library and April 4 at the Winter Haven Campus Library. In the Human Library, the “books” are people who share their…

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…

FL-SARA

Polk State Joins National Distance Education Agreement

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FL-SARA

Polk State College is now a participating member of the Florida-State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (FL-SARA), part of a national collaboration that expands online learning options for students and significantly reduces the costs for institutions to…

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…

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…

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