Health Care With a Heart At the May 30th Polk State College District Board of Trustees meeting in Winter Haven, the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center Auxiliary presented the Board with a $99,000 gift for scholarships. The donation will honor in perpetuity the important contributions that the Auxiliary made throughout its 50 year history to the hospital, its patients and the community. Learn More →
Donor Spotlight: Jeanne Wagner When I was recently asked why I donate to the Polk State Foundation through the Employee Giving Program, I instantly became emotional. Perhaps I was already teary-eyed from having just been honored for my 20 years of service to the College, Learn More →
Alumni Spotlight: Jenny Nguyen Traveling to see a giant blue safety pin in New Orleans might sound like an odd thing to put on one’s bucket list, but for Jenny Nguyen, seeing “Safety Pin” by Dutch-American sculptor Coosje van Bruggen is part of a growing list of important art to visit and study. Learn More →
Student Spotlight: Kelly Mutis Hope is a central part of Kelly Mutis’ life these days, but for many years she felt she lacked the circumstances to merit having any. Kelly attributes her former despair to her family situation – her father was a drug addict and her mother worked to provide for the family; she also became a mother herself at a tender age. Learn More →
Scholarships Available! February 1 - March 15 is the annual scholarship application period for the Polk State College Foundation. The online process allows students to apply for scholarships through the Foundation. Scholarships would be utilized during the Fall 2017 school year. Learn More →

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Making a Difference Mondays, March 6

Monday, March 6, 2017

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Courtlann Thomas Director of the Lakeland Campus TLCC and Learning Resources I…

March Check Presentation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

On Monday, March 27, the Polk State College Foundation recognized Duke Energy Foundation for their…

Clays for Courts Set for April 21, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

On April 21, the Polk State College Foundation once again returns to Tenoroc…