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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…

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…

November Check Presentation

Wednesday, December 7 2016

At the November District Board of Trustees meeting, the Polk State College Foundation was presented with a check for $26,000 from Furr & Wegman. Furr & Wegman is multi-disciplined firm of architects, designers, CADD specialists and support…

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…

5th Annual Joggin’ the Noggin! 5K

Friday, October 28 2016

On Friday, October 21 Polk State College welcomed over 550 participants to the Lakeland campus for the 5th Annual Joggin’ for the Noggin! 5K. Participants and spectators joined us in their finest Halloween costumes.  Silent judges…

October Check Presentation

Friday, October 28 2016

During the District Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, October 24, Florida Blue was recognized for their longtime support of Polk State College students. Florida Blue’s purpose is to help people and communities achieve better health.…