Commencement May 2018

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Polk State College held its 118th commencement ceremony May 3, 2018, at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. Nearly 630 students filled the arena, which broke a record set in May 2013 when 580 students participated…

Pinning Ceremony May 2018

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Polk State held its annual Pinning Ceremony on May 2, 2018, for nursing graduates. The candlelight processional represents the traditional “Light of Knowledge” and “Ray of Hope” associated with the lamp that Florence Nightingale carried…

Polk State presents Criminal Justice Teach-In

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Polk State held its Fifth Annual Criminal Justice Teach-In on April 27 at the Polk State Center for Public Safety. Speakers from the fields of investigations, K-9, courts, corrections, probation, and human trafficking gave students…

Honors Program Recognition

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The Polk State College Honors Program held a ceremony for May 2018 graduates on April 26 on the Winter Haven campus. The event included remarks from President Angela Garcia Falconetti and individual recognition of each…

Clays for Courts

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The Polk State College Foundation presented the annual Regal Lakeland Clays for Courts in partnership with The A.D. Morgan Corporation on April 20, 2018, at Catfish Creek Sporting Clays in Haines City. The event benefits the…

Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men

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The Polk State College Foundation’s 12th annual Wise & Witty Women and Many Magnificent Men events March 15 and 16 on the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses entertained and inspired more than 400 guests who came together…

Dr. Falconetti Shows Skills on the Basketball Court

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Polk State President Angela Garcia Falconetti took time February 16 to practice with the Eagles basketball team. Taking part in some drills, she impressed the coaches and players with her ball-handling and shooting skills.

Donor appreciation luncheon

Donor Appreciation Luncheon

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Donor appreciation luncheon

The Polk State College Foundation held its annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon on February 2 in Winter Haven. During the program, volunteer leadership, faculty, staff, and students thanked donors for their generous support of the Foundation. The…

Polk State College Foundation’s 26th annual gol tournament participants

Golfers Tee Off for Polk State Baseball

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Polk State College Foundation’s 26th annual gol tournament participants

More than 90 golfers teed off January 18 in the Polk State College Foundation’s 26th annual William N. Ryan Memorial Golf Classic, presented by The A.D. Morgan Corporation in partnership with MidAmerica and supported by…

Eagles Walk in Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

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Thirty-five Polk State Eagles walked in the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade on Jan. 13, 2018, in Winter Haven. Taking part were members of the Black Student Union, Public Service Scholars, and the basketball…

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