Category Archives: Polk State College

Celebration of Winter Haven 2013-2014

This past Tuesday the Chamber held the 2014 Annual Meeting and the theme was It’s a New Dawn… It’s a New Day… It’s a New Life… And We’re Feeling Good! And after taking a look back at everything that has happened … Continue reading

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Register Now: East Polk Economic Summit 2013

You’re Invited … November 6, 7:30 a.m. The 10th Annual East Polk Economic Summit is an excellent chance to learn the latest national and local economic indicators. The Summit takes place in the Student Center on the Winter Haven campus of … Continue reading

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10th Annual East Polk Economic Summit

Save the date:  November 6, 2013        7:30 a.m. Polk State College – Winter Haven Campus Student Center Start your day with both national and local perspectives on the economy and enjoy the beautiful campus at Polk State … Continue reading

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Polk State to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Sciences

Polk State College has received approval for its fourth baccalaureate degree, the Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Sciences. The State Board of Education on Tuesday granted unanimous approval for the new degree. The College plans to launch the new degree in … Continue reading

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Five Emerging Young Professionals Honored …

The Winter Haven Chamber Foundation honored five young professionals from throughout Polk County at the Third Annual Polk Emerging Leaders Banquet held August 26 at the Polk State College Lakeland Campus. The five were selected by a committee of judges … Continue reading

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Polk State Makes First-ever M-List

The Manufacturing Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think-tank affiliated with the National Association of Manufacturers, has published its first M-List. The list comprises community colleges, technical schools, high schools, four-year colleges and universities that are considered “manufacturer-endorsed.” Institutions named to the … Continue reading

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Forum for Leadership Video Preview

There’s just two weeks left to register for the inaugural Chain of Lakes Forum for Leadership to be held at the Polk State College Student Center (Winter Haven) on May 10. The day-long program features Bill Graham, a nationally recognized … Continue reading

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Polk State: Half $ Billion Annual Impact

Polk State College boosts the economy of Polk County by nearly half a billion dollars each year, a study released Monday has found. Idaho-based Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl., (EMSI), conducted the study, as part of a broader examination of the … Continue reading

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Chain of Lakes Forum for Leadership: May 10 at Polk State

The Winter Haven Chamber Foundation is proud to partner with Polk State College in presenting the inaugural Chain of Lakes Forum for Leadership. The day-long forum will feature Bill Graham – an engaging keynote speaker and valuable training lecturer. He challenges … Continue reading

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Graduate Polk … Taking Care of Unfinished Business …

Help Make a better workforce for our county … and your business! Graduate Polk, an initiative to increase college completion rates in the Lakeland/Winter Haven metro area, is being coordinated by Polk Vision and chair Dr. Naomi Boyer. In the … Continue reading

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