Polk State Rotaract Will Be Inaugurated Thursday

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Polk State’s new Rotaract Club will have an inauguration ceremony on Thursday at noon at Garden Ballroom of Olde Towne Square, 323 3rd St. N.W., in Winter Haven. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for…

Polk State’s Phi Beta Lambda Shines at State Conference

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Polk State College students recently competed in the Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference — where they earned numerous accolades. Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) is the nation’s oldest and largest education…

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Polk State Student Ryan Darley Named Newman Civic Fellow

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Polk State College student Ryan Darley has been named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow, an honor given to students who have demonstrated a commitment to bettering their communities. Darley is one of 181 students from…

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Polk State Student Publishes Book About Childhood Abuse, Forgiveness

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With the help of inspiration she found at Polk State, student Kathy Leigh Berkowitz has published a book titled, “The Brighter Side of a Darker Thing” — an apt name for a work that has its beginnings in childhood sexual abuse, but that ends with forgiveness and new happiness.

New Clothes Closet Helps Students Dress for Success

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As a small business owner, Nathan Herbig has seen for himself how bad wardrobe choices can unravel a job candidate’s chances of being hired. A rumpled shirt? For Herbig, that’s a sign of sloppiness. Scuffed…

Rep. Seth McKeel Visits Polk State, Takes Students’ Questions

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State Rep. Seth McKeel spent part of the afternoon on Tuesday at Polk State Winter Haven, where he took students’ questions on everything from the fiscal cliff to his priorities for education in the state.…

Polk State Now Offering Free Kayaking to Students

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Starting this Saturday, Polk State students can kayak for free on Winter Haven’s Lake Elbert. Organized by Polk State Winter Haven’s Student Activities and Leadership Office, Saturday Morning Kayaking begins this Saturday at 8 a.m.…

Polk State Students Hit the Water With New Fishing Club

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Polk State College consistently underscores the institution’s “perfect fit” with the region it serves, and the newest club at Polk certainly fits a county with well over 500 lakes perfectly. Polk State College anglers and…

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