Polk State opens Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom

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Polk State unveiled its Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom on Dec. 7 on the Lakeland Campus, offering tours of the transformed makerspace that uses design and technology to boost student engagement. Polk State is one…

Over 55 Show Band performs seasonal favorites

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The Over 55 Show Band presented a selection of holiday favorites in concert at Polk State Winter Haven on Dec. 9. Directed by Professor Don West, Polk State director of bands, the ensemble featured guest…

Polk State presents Winter Gala

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Polk State Music held its annual Winter Gala Dec. 1-2 in Winter Haven. The concert featured performances by the Polk State College Concert Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Women’s Choir, Women’s Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and the…

Reindeer Run Toy Drive

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The Employee Wellness Program and the Student Wellness Club sponsored the annual Reindeer Run on Nov. 28 on the Winter Haven campus. Participants in the informal run/walk contributed toys or cash that will be donated…

Dr. Falconetti inaugurated as fifth president

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Polk State inaugurated Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti as its fifth president Nov. 15, 2018, in Winter Haven. The day began with a reception at the Polk State JD Alexander Center in Lake Wales, continued with…

Inauguration Week

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Prior to the inauguration of Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti as the fifth president of Polk State on Nov. 15, 2018, the College held Coffee with the President and Pizza with the President events on the…

Polk State salutes veterans

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Polk State held Veterans Day events on the Lakeland campus (Nov. 6, 2018) and the Winter Haven campus (Nov. 8, 2018) to recognize veterans of the armed forces and salute them for their service. Students,…

Red Night Madness kicks off basketball season

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To kick off the 2018-19 basketball season, Polk State basketball held the second annual Red-Night Madness pep rally on Oct. 27. Students, faculty, staff, and community members had the chance to meet the team, enjoy…

Eagles soccer wins annual United Way game

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After a scoreless first half, the Eagles soccer team defeated the Faculty and Staff 3-0 in the ninth annual United Way soccer game Oct. 24 on the Polk State Lakeland campus.

FallFest 2018

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Thousands of visitors enjoyed Polk State’s annual FallFest on Oct. 20 at the Winter Haven campus. The event featured crafts, music, food, a haunted house and kids zone, a pumpkin patch, and more. Proceeds from…

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