Community Honors Holden With Key To City Of Lakeland

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After a day of art and education, community members came together for a special reception honoring Polk State College President Emerita Eileen Holden with kind words from fellow leaders and a key to the City…

Falconetti Gets To Know Campuses, Staff By Shadowing Workers

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President Angela Garcia Falconetti swapped her dress pants for blue jeans this week to change air filters, go on a snake hunt and drive a John Deere Gator utility vehicle in an effort to let…

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti poses with the District Board of Trustees during her first DBOT meeting August 28.

District Board of Trustees Appoints New Leadership

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Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti poses with the District Board of Trustees during her first DBOT meeting August 28.

Polk State College’s District Board of Trustees elected a new chairman and vice-chairman during its annual reorganization meeting Monday, which was also President Angela Garcia Falconetti’s first Board meeting. Mark Turner, who previously served as…

Students at First Flight Convocation.

Polk State College Sees Steady Increase In Enrollment

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Students at First Flight Convocation.

Fall enrollment is up this year from last at Polk State College, and a focus on engaging and retaining first-year students is to thank. Enrollment is 1.1 percent higher for the start of the 2017-18…

Polk State To Host Public Forums for Presidential Search

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The Polk State College District Board of Trustees Presidential Screening Committee invites the public to participate in community forums to gather input on the desired characteristics for the next Polk State College president. “Community involvement…

Polk State Vice President for Academic Affairs Kenneth Ross signs the FUSE agreement at USF Tampa on Friday alongside representatives from other FUSE partner institutions.

Polk State Joins FUSE Partnership, Guaranteeing Students Admission to USF

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Polk State Vice President for Academic Affairs Kenneth Ross signs the FUSE agreement at USF Tampa on Friday alongside representatives from other FUSE partner institutions.

Polk State College students will be guaranteed admission to the University of South Florida after the signing of an agreement described as “groundbreaking” on Friday. “The FUSE program guarantees our students a pathway to select…

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