Jeanette Perez travels from Orlando to study in Polk State's EMS program. Here, she practices intubating on an infant mannequin.

Polk State EMS Students Among the State’s Best on Exams

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Jeanette Perez travels from Orlando to study in Polk State's EMS program. Here, she practices intubating on an infant mannequin.

To look at it in terms of time and money, it doesn’t make much sense for Jeanette Perez to study in Polk State College’s Emergency Medical Services program. The round-trip commute from her east-Orlando home…

Police Explorers Visit Polk State

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More than 60 high-school students were on Polk State’s Winter Haven campus Friday morning, learning about what the College has to offer as they pursue careers in law enforcement. The students are participants in Explorers…

Governor Rick Scott, at today's budget signing ceremony, with (L-R) Senate President Haridopolos, Polk State alumna & House Budget Chair Denise Grimsley and Sen. JD Alexander, Senate budget chief.

Governor Signs Budget, Funding Phase One of Public Safety Center

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Governor Rick Scott, at today's budget signing ceremony, with (L-R) Senate President Haridopolos, Polk State alumna & House Budget Chair Denise Grimsley and Sen. JD Alexander, Senate budget chief.

Earlier this afternoon Governor Rick Scott signed HB 5001, also known as “the state budget,” into law. All appropriations associated with Polk State College met with the Governor’s approval, including an appropriation of $9.2 million…

Polk State to Host Kathleen High Criminal Justice Academy Students

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Polk State College will host students from Kathleen High School’s Criminal Justice Academy on Dec. 8, a morning that will be jam-packed with law enforcement demonstrations and information. The 40 visiting students will begin their…

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