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Dallas Brass visits Polk State

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Dallas Brass, a professional ensemble that teaches and performs throughout the country, spent Feb. 15-16 at Polk State, where its members have given master classes and workshops to College and area music students from middle…

Dallas Brass Michael Levine speaks with Polk State Music students during the ensemble's masterclass on Tuesday.

Dallas Brass to Polk State Music Students: Follow Your Passions

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Dallas Brass Michael Levine speaks with Polk State Music students during the ensemble's masterclass on Tuesday.

Dallas Brass, a professional musical ensemble that teaches and performs throughout the country, spent Tuesday morning encouraging Polk State Music students to pursue their passions, even as those around them may be telling them otherwise. “It…

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Donor Appreciation Luncheon

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The Polk State College Foundation held its annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon on February 12 in Winter Haven. Volunteer leadership, faculty, staff, and students thanked donors for their generous support of the Foundation throughout the program.

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Downtown College Town

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The theme of February’s First Friday in downtown Lakeland was Downtown College Town, and Polk State representatives were on hand Feb. 5, passing out free popcorn and providing information on the College’s programs and activities.

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Middle Schoolers Visit Advanced Technology Center

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A group of 40 students from Crystal Lake Middle School in Lakeland visited the Polk State Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center on Feb. 2 to learn about career opportunities in supply chain and engineering.

From left, ExpressJet First Officer Dano Pebler, Captain Joey Cook, Polk State Aerospace students Aaron Poidevin, Eric Martin, John Reichert, Nathan Calhoun, ExpressJet First Officer Peter Ryan, and First Officer Jack Eastes. A total of seven Polk State Aerospace students were extended conditional job offers during ExpressJet's first hiring visit to the College last week.

ExpressJet Offers Jobs to Seven Polk State Aerospace Students

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From left, ExpressJet First Officer Dano Pebler, Captain Joey Cook, Polk State Aerospace students Aaron Poidevin, Eric Martin, John Reichert, Nathan Calhoun, ExpressJet First Officer Peter Ryan, and First Officer Jack Eastes. A total of seven Polk State Aerospace students were extended conditional job offers during ExpressJet's first hiring visit to the College last week.

  Seven Polk State Aerospace students now know where they will land after graduation: in jobs with ExpressJet, one of the world’s largest regional airlines. “It’s a relief. Two years ago, I didn’t know what…

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