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Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Our Mission: To lead the collaborative economic development efforts of the Polk Technology Region by promoting and growing an economy based on high-skill, high-wage sustainable and evolutionary businesses.

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For almost 50 years, Polk State College has been responsive precisely because we are engaged and invested. As we have grown, so has our county’s economic potential.

Dr. Eileen Holden
Polk State College

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Frostproof Gets $1 Million Grant for Water Supply

City Council members voted Monday night to accept a $1 million grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to connect a recently purchased well to the city's water supply. "I'm confident we have enough money…

Filed in: Agribusiness & Agri-technology, Business Expansion, Frostproof, News, Polk County

Polk State College's LaTrice Moore Receives National Award for Her Work to Promote Entrepreneurship

LaTrice Moore

Polk State College’s LaTrice Moore is one of two educators in the nation who have received the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship’s (NACCE) Intuit Impact Award. Moore, entrepreneurship director and professor of business administration, received her award…

Filed in: Demographics & Research, Education & Workforce, News, Polk County, Winter Haven