Lakeland campus holds Scholarship Fiesta

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To mark the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, Polk State held a Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fiesta Oct. 18 on the Lakeland campus. Student Andrea Gutierrez received the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship, and the celebration of Hispanic culture included…

Polk State hosts first Countywide College Career Fair

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Polk State’s Lakeland campus hosted the first Countywide College Career Fair on Sept. 28. Organized by a Polk Vision/Central Florida Development Council Talent Pipeline Team subcommittee in partnership with Polk County’s colleges and universities, the…

OTA Recognition and Pinning Celebration

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Polk State Health Sciences held an Occupational Therapy Assistant Recognition and Pinning Celebration on Sept. 21, 2018, in Winter Haven. At the event, 19 program graduates received an OTA pin and white lab coat. Speakers…

Eagles put “Heart and Sole” into annual Heart Walk

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Polk State faculty, staff, students, family, and friends helped raise money to fight heart disease and stroke by taking part in the 2018 Heart Walk on Sept. 29 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in…

Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff

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To celebrate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, Polk State held the Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Sept. 12 in Winter Haven. The celebration of Hispanic culture included speakers, dancers, and food.

First Flight 2018

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Incoming Polk State freshmen started the fall semester by taking part in First Flight convocations Aug. 10 and 17, 2018, on the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses.

Convocation 2018

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Polk State faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year at the 2018 Convocation on Aug. 15 on the Winter Haven Campus.

ELPS Class III Symposium

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The Emerging Leaders Professional Series (ELPS) Class III held a symposium July 27, 2018, at the Polk State Advanced Technology Center.  Class members presented research results and received Personal Achievement certificates from Dr. Angela Garcia Falconetti.

Kids at College 2018

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Polk State held two sessions of Kids at College this summer on the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses. Children ages 5-14 chose from a variety of classes on topics such as Rocketry, Art, Robotics, Science, Pottery,…

Brandon Giles Skills Camp

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More than 90 first- through 12th-graders attended the Brandon Giles Skills Camp June 18-22, 2018, on the Winter Haven campus.

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