Hurricane Relief

Eagles are always willing to lend a hand

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Hurricane Relief

Polk State College students are always willing to help others, especially when disaster hits. Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10 with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. It was the…

Students, alumni spearhead Breast Cancer Awareness events

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Polk State College’s Honors Program and Student Government Associations (SGA) have partnered to host Breast Cancer Awareness events on both campuses and at the Polk State JD Alexander Center that will bring the community together…

SALO

SALO celebrates 10 years of engaging Polk State students

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SALO

When Melvin Thompson signed up to be part of Polk State College’s inaugural ELITE class, coming up with a project to enhance the Polk State experience for students was a no-brainer for the Florida State…

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…

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