Reindeer Run Toy Drive 2019

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The Employee Wellness Program and the Student Wellness Club sponsored the annual Reindeer Run on Dec. 4, 2019, on the Winter Haven campus. Participants in the informal run/walk contributed toys or cash to be donated…

Polk State Theatre presents ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

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Polk State Theatre’s production of  Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” ran Nov. 14-17 and 21-24 at the Fine Arts Theatre on the Winter Haven Campus. The comedy explores love and deception in the 16th century…

Polk State honors veterans

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Polk State held Veterans Day events on the Lakeland Campus (Nov. 5, 2019) and the Winter Haven Campus (Nov. 7, 2019) to recognize veterans of the armed forces and salute them for their service. Students,…

Students perform fall concerts

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Polk State Music showcased its students’ skills this fall in a pair of concerts on the Winter Haven campus. The Polk State College Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Society performed October 17, and the Symphonic Band and…

FallFest 2019

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Hundreds of visitors enjoyed Polk State’s annual FallFest on Oct. 19 at the Winter Haven campus. The event featured crafts, food, a haunted house and kids zone, a pumpkin patch, and more. Proceeds from FallFest…

Joggin’ for the Noggin 2019

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More than 550 people ran, jogged, or walked in the 8th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin 5K presented by Regal Lakeland in partnership with Florida Blue on Oct. 18 at the Polk State Lakeland Campus.…

Polk State holds first forensics tournament

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The Polk State College Speech and Debate Team held its first forensics tournament Oct. 11-12 on the Lakeland campus.  More than a hundred students from across the state took part in speech and debate competitions, including communication…

Congressman Soto visits Winter Haven campus

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U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, whose district includes part of Polk County, held a Town Hall meeting Oct. 9 at the Winter Haven campus for students, faculty, and staff.

Polk State holds Countywide Career Fair

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Polk State Career Development Services held a Countywide Career Fair on September 27 on the Lakeland Campus. More than 40 employers discussed career opportunities with 185 students from 11 schools.   

Eagles hold 3-on-3 basketball tournament

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Polk State basketball held its inaugural 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Sept. 28 on the Winter Haven campus. Thirteen teams and more than 65 players competed in the event, which raised money to support Eagles basketball. 

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