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…

MLK: The Dream, The Vision, The Reality

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Polk State held its 14th annual celebration of the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 10, 2017, at the Student Center in Winter Haven. The ceremony featured remarks from keynote speaker Dr.…

Commencement December 2017

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Polk State College held its 117th commencement ceremony Dec. 14, 2017, at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. The ceremony featured remarks by Polk State District Board of Trustee Cindy Hartley Ross, who also received…

Pinning Ceremony December 2017

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Polk State held its annual Pinning Ceremony on Dec. 13, 2017, for nursing graduates. The candlelight processional represents the traditional “Light of Knowledge” and “Ray of Hope” associated with the lamp that Florence Nightingale carried…

The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience

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Voices of the People presented The Last Partials: A Jazz Experience featuring Shawn Edmonds and the Polk State Jazz Ensemble Dec. 9 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theater. A trumpeter, Edmonds made…

Polk State Machining Programs Receive NIMS Accreditation

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Polk State’s Computer Numeric Control and Manual Machining programs were recognized Dec. 6 with accreditation by the National Institute for Metalworking Skills, Inc. (NIMS) for Machining Level 1 credentials. Polk State has met rigorous national…

Winter Gala Concert

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Polk State Music presented a Winter Gala Concert of Holiday Favorites Dec. 2 and 3 at the Polk State Winter Haven Fine Arts Theatre. The event featured student performances by vocal and instrumental groups  

United Way Soccer Game 2017

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As part of Polk State’s annual United Way campaign, the Eagles soccer team played a game against faculty, staff, and administrators on the Lakeland campus Nov. 8.

red night madness basketball game 2017

Red-Night Madness ‘17

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red night madness basketball game 2017

Polk State basketball held Red-Night Madness ’17 on Oct. 28. Students, faculty, staff, and community members had the chance to meet the team, enjoy musical performances, and take part in contests and other fun events.

Polk State Joggin' for the Noggin event

Joggin’ for the Noggin 2017

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Polk State Joggin' for the Noggin event

More than 550 people ran, jogged, or walked in the 6th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin 5k presented by Regal Lakeland in partnership with Florida Blue on Oct. 20 at the Polk State Lakeland campus.  This…

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