3 Polk State students named to All-Florida Academic Team

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A trio of Polk State College students were recognized as members of the 2022 All-Florida Academic Team. Jhon Mendoza Paredes, David Umanzor, and Mallory Anderson are the three recipients from Polk State. Statewide, 144 Florida…

Polk State graduate finishes what she started 40 years later

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After five tries and four decades, Helen Hill graduated from Polk State College with a four-year degree. A 1982 graduate of Lake Wales High School, Hill, 58, of Babson Park, first attended Polk State in…

OTA students help with stress relief in time for exams

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As final exams approach, Polk State College students in the Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Program want their fellow students to do something critically important – relax. Each year, students from the program take part in…

Clay shooting event connects Polk State athletes and donors

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Polk State College student-athletes had the opportunity to meet some of the donors who support them on Friday at the John R. Alexander Memorial Clays Classic. The sponsoring Polk State Foundation reached its goal of…

Polk State students and faculty to be surveyed on college experience

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What constitutes quality in the community college experience? Research shows that for many groups of students, the more actively engaged they are the more likely they are to learn, to persist with their studies, and…

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