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Making a Difference Mondays, August 20

Monday, August 20 2018

Donor Spotlight: Holly Scoggins Professor of Art, Polk State College At one time or another, each of us has encountered a student who struggles to determine his or her career path, but still understands that…

Making a Difference Mondays, February 5

Monday, February 5 2018

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Angela M. Garcia Falconetti, CFRE President, Polk State College There is no greater gift to our students than supporting them in their Polk State journey. By donating to the Polk State College…

Making a Difference Mondays, December 11

Monday, December 11 2017

Donor Spotlight: Tracy Porter Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director, Foundation When I was getting ready to graduate from high school, I was debating whether to go into the Air Force or attend…

Making a Difference Mondays, June 26

Monday, June 26 2017

Donor Spotlight: Patrick Phillips Professor of Radiography Education has been a tremendous part of my life, so I am beyond grateful to have both the opportunity and the ability to donate to the Polk State…

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 love contributing to the Foundation, knowing that giving helps our students succeed and our community flourish. Working in the Polk…

Making a Difference Mondays, December 12

Monday, December 12 2016

Donor Spotlight: Brenda Bracewell Enrollment Services Specialist Growing up, I developed a love of learning that was fostered within a loving family. After I got married and had children, my husband and I put such…

Making a Difference Mondays, November 14

Monday, November 14 2016

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Terrance Hays Senior Program Specialist – BAS Programs Born and raised in Biloxi, Mississippi, my mother and father instilled in me the value of putting God first, getting a good education, respecting…

Making a Difference Mondays, August 29

Monday, August 29 2016

Donor Spotlight: Jeanne Wagner Continuing Workforce Education Specialist 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…

Making a Difference Mondays, June 6

Monday, June 6 2016

Donor Spotlight: Dr. Ken Ross Vice President for Academic Affairs When I was in school, I never received a scholarship. I understand how much it costs to go to school—not just in terms of money,…

Making a Difference Mondays, March 7

Monday, March 7 2016

Donor Spotlight: Tina Feleccia Professor of Computer Science The Polk State Basketball Team just concluded an outstanding 2015-2016 season. Before their departure to the “March Madness” playoffs at the 2016 Florida College System Athletics Association/National…