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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…

Thank you, Foundation Donors!

Saturday, November 11 2017

An open letter from Dr. Falconetti to The Ledger: November is a time for giving and thanks, and as we recognize National Philanthropy Day and near Thanksgiving, I want to extend my gratitude to Polk…

June 2017 Check Presentation

Thursday, June 29 2017

During the June Polk State College District Board of Trustees (DBOT) meeting, the Trustees completed a major feat— surprising retiring President Eileen Holden. In honor of Dr. Holden’s eleven and a half years of service…

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…

Canceled – A Time to Celebrate Polk State

Monday, June 26 2017

Given the extremely bleak outlook that Polk State had of the very real possibility that we were going to have to close both Centers in Lake Wales,

April 2017 Check Presentation

Wednesday, April 26 2017

At the April 2017 District Board of Trustees, Pobjecky & Pobjecky LLP was recognized and thanked for their longtime support of the Polk State College Foundation. Over the past several years, approximately $21,000 has been…

March 2017 Check Presentation

Tuesday, March 28 2017

On Monday, March 27, the Polk State College Foundation recognized Duke Energy Foundation for their contribution of $20,000 for the Bachelors in Education Program STEM Classroom Learning Lab. Duke Energy has been a committed partner to Polk…

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…

February 2017 Check Presentation

Wednesday, March 1 2017

On Monday, February 27, the Foundation presented to the District Board of Trustees a gift of $22,700 to benefit Educator Preparation Institute scholarships. Polk State is extremely fortunate to have employees who go above and beyond their daily…

January 2017 Check Presentation

Friday, January 27 2017

On Monday, January 23rd the Foundation presented two special gifts at the District Board of Trustees meeting which was held at the Polk State Center for Public Safety. The first presentation will prove to be…