Marc Saint Fort

Injured football player finds new path helping other athletes

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Marc Saint Fort

Marc Saint Fort dreamed of being a football star, and he was well on his way when he played wide receiver and defensive back at the University of Southern Mississippi. He attended the college on…

Polk State's Bass Fishing Club

Polk State Bass Fishing Club to compete in national championship

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Polk State's Bass Fishing Club

Two teams will represent Polk State College’s Bass Fishing Club in the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) 2019 YETI College Fishing Championship. Austin Bell and Kyle Stafford, and Jerod Gadd and Trever Stephens will compete in…

Gonzalo Gutierrez

Gonzalo Gutierrez named Florida College System SGA President of the Year

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Gonzalo Gutierrez

The Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA) has named Polk State College Winter Haven SGA President, Gonzalo Gutierrez, President of the Year. Gutierrez, who is working on a Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision…

SGA Elections Underway: Vote Today!

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Students can vote today and Tuesday for Student Government Association (SGA) officers on the Winter Haven Campus. The election for Lakeland Campus SGA officers will take place April 3 and 4. SGA provides Polk State…

Women's History Month

Women’s History Month Celebration Kicks Off

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Women's History Month

Polk State College is kicking off its celebration of Women’s History Month this week with events at both the Lakeland and Winter Haven campuses. The Office of Equity and Diversity, Polk State College Foundation, Student…

Alberto Camargo

Speech & Debate Team Member Named FCSAA Forensics Student Of The Month

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Alberto Camargo

Polk State College student and Speech & Debate Team member Alberto Camargo was named the Florida College System Activities Association’s (FCSAA) Forensics Student of the Month for February. Camargo, who is pursuing an Associate in…

Best Workplace for Commuters

Polk State Again Named Best Workplace For Commuters

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Best Workplace for Commuters

Universal access to public transit, green initiatives, and designated parking spots for carpoolers have earned Polk State College its sixth consecutive Best Workplaces for Commuters award. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) recently notified Polk…

Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

Creative Writing Club To Host Florida Poet Laureate

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Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke

Polk State College’s Creative Writing Club will host a special guest on February 1 in the Lakeland Student Center – Florida Poet Laureate Peter Meinke. He is only the fourth poet laureate in the history…

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