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Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing, Fall Illnesses and Other COVID-19 Data

October 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing, Fall Illnesses and Other COVID-19 Data

Lakeland, FL – While the number of COVID-19 cases has risen slightly in the last seven days, Lakeland Regional Health has seen a decrease in the volume of COVID-19 patients over the last week at its Medical Center. Right now, we have 50 COVID-19 positive patients in our Medical Center and 18 COVID-19 patients awaiting…

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New National Security Partnership Benefits Florida’s State University System, Talent Pipeline

October 7, 2020 | Comments Off on New National Security Partnership Benefits Florida’s State University System, Talent Pipeline

TALLAHASSEE, Sept. 30, 2020 — A new partnership between the State University System of Florida, the Florida Defense Alliance and the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) gives students real-world opportunities to develop innovative solutions to national security challenges, strengthening the talent pipeline for government and industry. NSIN is a program of the U.S. Department of…

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SEU Announces Land Donation & Completion of Capital Campaign

September 30, 2020 | Comments Off on SEU Announces Land Donation & Completion of Capital Campaign

LAKELAND, Fla – Southeastern University started off the 2020–2021 academic year with the announcement of a $2.6 million land donation and the completion of a $6 million capital campaign.  “Through these generous donations, we are able to provide premier experiences for our students and invest in the next generation,” said Southeastern University president, Dr. Kent…

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Staples Deal for Chamber Members Extended Through January 2nd, 2021

September 30, 2020 | Comments Off on Staples Deal for Chamber Members Extended Through January 2nd, 2021
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Polk State College to Host Commencement Ceremonies in May 2021, Virtual Graduation Celebration in December 2020

September 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Polk State College to Host Commencement Ceremonies in May 2021, Virtual Graduation Celebration in December 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 — Polk State College will hold commencement ceremonies this academic year and invites the graduates of 2020 and spring 2021 to participate on May 6, 2021. The College will host a virtual celebration on December 10, 2020, for fall 2020 graduates. The in-person fall commencement ceremony that was scheduled for Thursday,…

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Florida Poly Launches Innovative STEM Support for High Schools

September 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Florida Poly Launches Innovative STEM Support for High Schools

LAKELAND, FL. – Florida Polytechnic University has taken on a new initiative to support high schools throughout the state by providing a virtual network of trained learning assistants. More than a dozen Florida Poly students are now working as virtual tutors to help high school students stay on track in their studies, specifically in calculus…

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Lakeland Regional Health First in Florida And 11th in World to Achieve Analytics Milestone

September 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health First in Florida And 11th in World to Achieve Analytics Milestone

Lakeland, FL – Lakeland Regional Health is the first health system in Florida and one of only 11 in the world to achieve Stage 7 of the HIMSS Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity (AMAM). A Stage 7 validation on a HIMSS Maturity Model is an internationally recognized symbol of an organization’s dedication to digital transformation…

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Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing, Treatment and Other COVID-19 Data

September 29, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland Regional Health Provides Updates On Testing, Treatment and Other COVID-19 Data

Lakeland, FL – While COVID-19 testing in the community has increased and the positivity rate has remained steady, Lakeland Regional Health has seen a steady volume in COVID-19 patients over the last week at its Medical Center. Right now, we have 56 COVID-19 positive patients in our Medical Center and 15 COVID-19 patients awaiting testing…

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Belk Charity Sale – Calling All 501(c)3 Organizations

September 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Belk Charity Sale – Calling All 501(c)3 Organizations

Belk’s Fall Charity Sale is set for Friday, October 9 through Sunday, October 11. They are reaching out to 501(c)3 organizations in the community so you can consider including Belk’s Charity Sale in your upcoming fundraising plans. The Charity Sale is a shopping event dedicated to supporting local 501(c)3 non-profit organizations. Participating charities will have the…

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Lakeland BOO BASH!

September 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Lakeland BOO BASH!

Explorations V Children’s Museum is bringing Boo Bash to you! For years, little super heroes and chefs have come to the Museum for a safe and kid-friendly Halloween event. The Museum’s professional trick-or-treaters want to bring a twist to our annual event to keep the fun going in 2020. Everyone is invited to the trick-or-treat…

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