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…

Polk State graduate Alexander Price is interning in Rep. John Wood's office this semester.

Experience, Hard Work Helped Eagle Land Capitol Internship

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Polk State graduate Alexander Price is interning in Rep. John Wood's office this semester.

Polk State student Alexander Price is in the final days of a life-changing internship at the state Capitol, working in the office of Rep. John Wood. Price, 20, graduated with his Associate in Arts from…

Polk State Launches New Website

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Earlier today Polk State College significantly upgraded its web presence, with the re-launch of polk.edu, the official College website. The new site was designed and developed in collaboration with local design firm Clark/Nikdel/Powell (CNP) and transforms…

Make sure you show your Polk State pride on College Colors Day this Friday, Aug. 31.

Friday is College Colors Day: Get Your Soar On!

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Make sure you show your Polk State pride on College Colors Day this Friday, Aug. 31.

This week Polk State College and its growing fan-base will be participating in a nationwide celebration of school spirit. “College Colors Day 2012” has been set for Friday, Aug. 31. College Colors Day is an…

Polk State Really Is Polk

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We really are Polk — like, officially. As part of its 2011 rebranding, Polk State College adopted the slogan, “We Are Polk” to express its deep connection with and tradition of serving Polk County. On…

Retirees Honored at Fourth-Annual Luncheon

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Polk State College retirees swapped stories and shared memories with those who have followed in their footsteps during the fourth-annual Retiree Luncheon on April 12. Each spring, the College hosts the Retiree Luncheon to connect…

Polk State Employees Get New Name Badges

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Polk State’s Office of Human Resources has recently begun rolling out new name badges for College employees. The new design features the College shield on the left and the employee’s name centered in a dominant…

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