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Postponed to September 22: Wine for Wisdom – South Africa!

Friday, September 8 2017

POSTPONED! Given the imminent storm looming and the threat to our community, Polk State College will be closed through Monday, September 11.  The next date all vendors were able to provide their talented services to…

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…

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…