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. 

Eagles walk for healthy hearts

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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 2019 Heart Walk on Sept. 21 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium…

Upward Bound Kickoff

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Polk State’s Upward Bound program welcomed new participants Sept. 21, 2019, at a Kickoff on the Winter Haven campus. Upward Bound prepares high-school students for college and professional success and helps them recognize and tap into…

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. 16 in Winter Haven. The celebration of Hispanic culture included guest speaker Congressman Darren Soto, dancers, and food.

Eagles enjoy Flying Tigers on Polk State Night

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Take me out to the ball game!  Students, faculty, and staff enjoyed Polk State Night Aug. 22, 2019, as the Lakeland Flying Tigers beat the Jupiter Hammerheads 4-0 at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium…

Convocation 2019

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  Polk State faculty and staff kicked off the new academic year on August 15 at the 2019 Convocation on the Winter Haven Campus.

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