From left, Tom Hagerty, Geoff Hoskins, Ana Maria Sanchez, are new employees in Polk State's Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

Polk Has New Staff Members in Office of Communications and Public Affairs

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From left, Tom Hagerty, Geoff Hoskins, Ana Maria Sanchez, are new employees in Polk State's Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

Polk State College has made a handful of strategic hires within its Office of Communications and Public Affairs. Among the additions are Tom Hagerty, sports information coordinator, Geoff Hoskins, designer, and Ana Maria Sanchez, director…

Polk Administrator Headed to State Agency

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Today the Florida Department of Citrus announced the appointment of David Steele as director of public relations. Steele currently serves as associate vice president for communications and public affairs at Polk State College, a position…

Show Your Polk Pride on College Colors Day

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Polk State fans will join the country in a nationwide celebration of school spirit on Aug. 30, which has been designated as this year’s College Colors Day. The Collegiate Licensing Company invented College Colors Day…

Classes are back in session at Polk State College, the only Florida College System institution to show continued enrollment growth.

Classes Resume at Polk State, Enrollment Continues to Grow

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Classes are back in session at Polk State College, the only Florida College System institution to show continued enrollment growth.

Campuses and centers are abuzz this week as students return to classes at Polk State College, the only public college in Florida where enrollment is still growing, according to a recently released report. According to…

A pair of killdeers have made their nest in the Polk State Winter Haven Administration Building parking lot.

Polk State Employees Unite to Protect Nesting Killdeers

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A pair of killdeers have made their nest in the Polk State Winter Haven Administration Building parking lot.

The Eagle will always be Polk State’s favorite bird, but as the story of two killdeers proves, the College is a place where all feathered creatures will find a safe home. In mid-May, Sports Information…

Passage of Senate Bill 1720 Presents New Opportunities, Challenges

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Everything changed for Christina Urbina in an eighth-grade algebra class. Up until then, she’d been an Honor Roll student whose high grades earned her special privileges, like going on field trips and listening to guest…

Polk State Sports Information Coordinator Lisa Coffey

Polk State’s Coffey Covers State Baseball Tournament

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Polk State Sports Information Coordinator Lisa Coffey

Polk State Sports Information Coordinator Lisa Coffey, a seasoned sports reporter with more than 20 years experience, recently lent her talents to the Florida College System Activities Association, covering the state’s junior-college baseball tournament. Coffey…

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