Polk State Breaks Ground on Center for Public Safety

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The ground has been broken and Polk State’s Center for Public Safety is officially underway. Polk State hosted the groundbreaking event for the new location Thursday morning. More than 300 local and state officials, alumni,…

U.S. Congressman Dennis Ross visited the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center on Wednesday to present a flag flown in honor of the building to President Eileen Holden.

Congressman Visits Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center

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U.S. Congressman Dennis Ross visited the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center on Wednesday to present a flag flown in honor of the building to President Eileen Holden.

  U.S. Congressman Dennis Ross (R-Fla.) visited the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center on Wednesday. During his visit, he presented Polk State President Eileen Holden with a flag that flew over the U.S.…

Polk State Student Services employees, from left, Joshua and Sarah Plazak and Sandra Walker do the "Eagle Shuffle at the recent Student Services Retreat.

“Eagle Shuffle” Energizes Student Services Retreat

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Polk State Student Services employees, from left, Joshua and Sarah Plazak and Sandra Walker do the "Eagle Shuffle at the recent Student Services Retreat.

Breaking News Alert: Part electric slide, part chicken dance, the “Eagle Shuffle” is the latest dance sensation sweeping Polk State’s Student Services staff. OK, so that’s how this story would begin if this were a…

Martha Santiago

Polk State Selects Martha Santiago as Winter Haven Provost

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Martha Santiago

After a nationwide search, Polk State College has selected Martha Santiago as its Winter Haven campus provost. In her position, Santiago will oversee all aspects of the campus, including faculty, facilities, and Polk State Chain…

County Commissioner Edwin Smith (L) presents Polk State Lakeland Provost Steve Hull with the Best Workplaces for Commuters award on Tuesday.

Polk State Again Named a Best Workplace for Commuters

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County Commissioner Edwin Smith (L) presents Polk State Lakeland Provost Steve Hull with the Best Workplaces for Commuters award on Tuesday.

Universal access to public transit, parking spots especially for carpoolers, and programs that encourage biking and walking have earned Polk State its second consecutive Best Workplaces for Commuters award. The College received the national recognition during…

Polk State President Speaks at SAAB National Conference

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Polk State College President Eileen Holden was a guest speaker at the Student African American Brotherhood’s 10th annual national conference. The convention took place March 28 and 29 in Dearborn, Mich. SAAB was founded in…

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