POLKcast: Mark Lillquist uses the force for good

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Director of Purchasing Mark Lillquist joins POLKcast to talk about Star Wars and how he uses his interest in the epic space opera media franchise for good. As part of Star Wars costuming group 501st…

Commencement

Polk State celebrates graduates and first Education baccalaureate class

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Commencement

Polk State celebrated nearly 400 graduating students, including the first Education baccalaureate class, on Thursday during the College’s 119th commencement ceremony. Graduates heard inspirational messages from Polk State President Angela Garcia Falconetti and Distinguished Alumnus…

Stephanie Cooper-Stewart

Single mom overcomes “culture shock” to achieve Polk State degree

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Stephanie Cooper-Stewart

Stephanie Cooper-Stewart emigrated from Jamaica in May 2009, leaving behind a good job, her family, and everything she once knew in her home country. After nearly a year of unemployment and becoming a single mother,…

Breaking news

UPDATE: Internet restored at campuses and centers

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Breaking news

UPDATE: Internet is restored at Polk State College’s campuses and centers. ORIGINAL POST: Internet, including WiFi, is down for all of Polk State College’s campuses and centers. Staff is working diligently to resolve the issue…

Polk State opens Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom

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Polk State unveiled its Steelcase Education Active Learning Classroom on Dec. 7 on the Lakeland Campus, offering tours of the transformed makerspace that uses design and technology to boost student engagement. Polk State is one…

Over 55 Show Band performs seasonal favorites

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The Over 55 Show Band presented a selection of holiday favorites in concert at Polk State Winter Haven on Dec. 9. Directed by Professor Don West, Polk State director of bands, the ensemble featured guest…

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