Polk State Joggin' for the Noggin event

Joggin’ for the Noggin 2017

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Polk State Joggin' for the Noggin event

More than 550 people ran, jogged, or walked in the 6th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin 5k presented by Regal Lakeland in partnership with Florida Blue on Oct. 20 at the Polk State Lakeland campus.  This…

Polk State Fallfest 2017 activities

FallFest 2017

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Polk State Fallfest 2017 activities

Thousands of visitors enjoyed Polk State’s annual FallFest Oct. 21 on the Winter Haven campus. The event featured crafts, music, food, a haunted house and kids zone, a pumpkin patch, and more. Proceeds from FallFest…

Arts Day 2017

Arts Day features Student Ensembles

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Arts Day 2017

In celebration of Arts Day at Polk State, the Music Department featured student ensembles on the Winter Haven Student Center Lawn on Oct. 19. Students, faculty, and staff enjoyed the sounds of the Concert Choir,…

Sujena Koilpillai

Chain of Lakes Collegiate Student Named National Merit Semifinalist

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Sujena Koilpillai

Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School senior Sujena Koilpillai is one of 16,000 students in the U.S. who is a 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist. Nearly 1.6 million high school juniors tested…

Senator Stargel Visits Polk State to Discuss College’s Needs

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Senator Kelli Stargel visited Polk State College on Monday to meet with College leaders, strengthen collaboration, and discuss how she can best advocate for the institution. Stargel met with President Angela Garcia Falconetti, Provost Steve…

Polk State Public Safety

Public Safety Students Get Real-Life Lessons Thanks to Local Businesses

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Polk State Public Safety

Polk State Kenneth C. Thompson Institute of Public Safety Law Enforcement Academy cadets participated one recent morning in traffic-stop simulations – lessons that are now more realistic thanks to some local donors. Rick’s Bar-B-Q  of…

The Arts

Events Celebrate Art, Music, and Students

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The Arts

October is filled with art and music events at Polk State College, from this weekend’s “Music from Around the World,” to upcoming Arts Day at Polk State. On Sunday, Oct. 15, the Music Department’s choirs…

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