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Welcome to Polk State College's official podcast, POLKcast, where listeners have the opportunity to hear the stories of students, faculty, and staff. In Season 1, POLKcast explores the hobbies of Polk State faculty and staff, giving students an inside look into the lives of their professors and College employees.
||CleanPOLKcast: Larry Pakowski shares his True Colors||When Dean of Student Services Larry Pakowski isn’t assisting students with navigating their college journeys, he’s helping others determine their “true colors” through the personality-identification system used by educational institutions, busin||12/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Mark Lillquist uses the force for good||Director of Purchasing Mark Lillquist joins POLKcast to talk about Star Wars and how he uses his interest in the epic space opera media franchise for good. As part of Star Wars costuming group 501st…||12/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Jet-setting with Annette Hutcherson||Dr. Annette Hutcherson, Director of Polk State’s Nursing Program, takes listeners on a world tour in this episode of POLKcast. While many know Dr. Hutcherson for her expertise in Nursing education, some may not be…||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: John Fynn’s fabulous fascinators||At Polk State, John Fynn is known for his passion for mentoring and motivating students, but many may not know that outside of the College he is popular for his hat- and fascinator-making skills. Inspired…||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Shark tagging with Joey Maier||A man of many hobbies, Polk State Biology Professor Joey Maier joins POLKcast to talk about shark tagging and how students can get their feet wet in Guadeloupe this spring break on a study abroad…||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Madness, Murder & Murals with Holly Scoggins||The work of Polk State Professor of Art Holly Scoggins is described as a Southern Gothic memoir that leaves viewers with something “beautifully haunted.” In this Halloween-inspired episode, POLKcast delves into the creepy, thought-provoking experien||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Melvin Thompson’s totally tubular toy collection||Melvin Thompson may be the POLKcast guest that students know best. Thompson serves as the Director of the Student Activities and Leadership Office (SALO), but some may not know that he is an avid 80s…||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLKcast: Peter Preston & Zen Fuse Box||Dive into POLKcast with Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School Guidance Counselor Peter Preston, lead singer of rock band Zen Fuse Box, credited with POLKcast’s catchy theme music. Read the transcript …||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|