118th graduating class

Polk State to celebrate 118th commencement ceremony

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118th graduating class

Nearly 700 students with Polk State College’s 118th graduating class will walk the stage Thursday, May 3, at the RP Funding Center to receive their diplomas. The upcoming commencement ceremony, which will start at 6:30…

President Falconetti with students and representatives

Polk State College Victorious in 2018 Legislative Session

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President Falconetti with students and representatives

Senate Bill 540 is dead, the Polk State JD Alexander Center is safe, and Polk State College is victorious in securing funding for operational support this Legislative Session. Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed the…

Stoneman Douglas High School

A Message From The President: Campus Safety & Support For All

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Stoneman Douglas High School

It is with a heavy heart that I write this following the horrific event that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County. On behalf of Polk State College, I send my…

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In-State Tuition Offered To Puerto Rico’s Displaced Students

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Puerto Rico flag

Polk State College continues to provide support for students displaced from Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria and is again offering in-state tuition to those individuals. Gov. Rick Scott asked Florida state colleges and universities this…

Senator Stargel Visits Polk State to Discuss College’s Needs

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Senator Kelli Stargel visited Polk State College on Monday to meet with College leaders, strengthen collaboration, and discuss how she can best advocate for the institution. Stargel met with President Angela Garcia Falconetti, Provost Steve…

Walt Disney World honors Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden

Walt Disney World Recognizes Polk State President Emerita

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Walt Disney World honors Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden

Walt Disney World Resort cast members who are alumni of Polk State College recently hosted a surprise reception to recognize Polk State President Emerita Eileen Holden for her decade-long service to both the College and…

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