may 2019 polk state graduation

Polk State celebrates 120th graduating class

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may 2019 polk state graduation

Polk State College celebrated nearly 700 graduates May 2 during the College’s 120th commencement ceremony, including Polk State’s first Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education class. Graduates, their families, and guests listened to motivational messages…

nursing Pinning Ceremony May 2019

Pinning Ceremony May 2019

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nursing Pinning Ceremony May 2019

Polk State held its annual Pinning Ceremony on May 1, 2019, for nursing graduates.   The candlelight processional represents the traditional “Light of Knowledge” and “Ray of Hope” associated with the lamp that Florence Nightingale carried…

SALO Spring Splash

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Polk State’s Lakeland campus turned into a water park April 23 as students enjoyed food, music, and fun in the sun at the SALO Spring Splash.  

polk state foundation JOHN R. ALEXANDER MEMORIAL CLAYS CLASSIC

John R. Alexander Memorial Clays Classic

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polk state foundation JOHN R. ALEXANDER MEMORIAL CLAYS CLASSIC

The Polk State College Foundation presented the John R. Alexander Memorial Clays Classic April 18, 2019, at Polk Sporting Clays in Haines City. Previously known as Clays for Courts, the annual event, presented by Regal…

"A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum." Winter Haven, Fla. April 19, 2019. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

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"A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum." Winter Haven, Fla. April 19, 2019. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)

Polk State Theatre presented “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” April 11-14 and 18-21 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. Directed by Professor Mark Hartfield, the classic musical…

Polk State presents Human Library

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The Polk State Human Library made its debut April 3 at the Lakeland Campus Library and April 4 at the Winter Haven Campus Library. In the Human Library, the “books” are people who share their…

Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men

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The Polk State College Foundation’s 13th annual Wise and Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men events March 21 and 22 on the Winter Haven and Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses entertained and inspired more than 400 guests…

Polk State hosts Suit-Up career fair

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In partnership with the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and local universities, Polk State hosted the fifth annual Suit-Up career fair and networking event March 20 on the Lakeland campus. Suit-Up aims to facilitate the networking…

Annual golf event benefits Eagles baseball

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Eighty golfers teed off in the Polk State College Foundation’s 27th annual William N. Ryan Memorial Golf Classic, presented by A.D. Morgan Corporation in partnership with BaseballCloud. Proceeds from the event, held January 17 at Lone Palm Golf Club…

Annual event honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Polk State celebrated the life, dream, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at its 15th annual MLK Celebration luncheon Jan. 9 in Winter Haven. Guests enjoyed food and fellowship and heard from keynote speaker…

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