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SEU Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Program Development

July 27, 2022 | Comments Off on SEU Receives Lilly Endowment Grant for Program Development

LAKELAND, Fla. — Southeastern University (SEU) has recently been awarded a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., as a part of its Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative. SEU was one out of 21 theological schools across the United States and Canada to be approved for a grant, and the university will be using the funds to…

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Watson Clinic Welcomes Additional Physician and Medical Provider

July 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Watson Clinic Welcomes Additional Physician and Medical Provider

Lakeland, FL – Watson Clinic is pleased to welcome the latest additions to their team of expert physicians and medical providers.  Sumita Chandran, MD is a board-certified Internal Medicine specialist who treats patients from Watson Clinic Main at 1600 Lakeland Hills Boulevard in Lakeland. Dr. Chandran received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Chennai, India.…

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SEU Faculty Member & Doctoral Students Publish Book

July 27, 2022 | Comments Off on SEU Faculty Member & Doctoral Students Publish Book

LAKELAND, Fla. — Four students from Southeastern University’s (SEU) Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership program will have their work featured in the publication of “Biblical Organizational Spirituality: New Testament Foundations for Leaders and Organizations” through Palgrave Macmillan.  The project was led by Associate Professor of Leadership Dr. Joshua Henson, who edited the book. Two of the contributing…

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Lakeland City Commission Will Appoint Interim City Commissioner

July 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Lakeland City Commission Will Appoint Interim City Commissioner

LAKELAND, FL (July 20, 2022) – The Lakeland City Commission will be appointing an Interim City Commissioner to replace Commissioner Phillip Walker who must vacate his seat because he is running for state office. Interested candidates must live in District A (Northwest District) and must have lived in the area for at least one-year prior to November…

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Up Up And Away Hot Aire Balloon Festival Makes Donation to Flight to Honor

July 27, 2022 | Comments Off on Up Up And Away Hot Aire Balloon Festival Makes Donation to Flight to Honor

Lakeland, Florida: Up Up and Away Florida, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non-profit, proudly presented Polk County Veterans Council a donation for their upcoming Flight to Honor Mission #8. The Up Up and Away Florida Hot Air Balloon Festival held this past May 2022 was a 3-day event that included hot air balloons, bands, attractions, and vendors.…

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Summit Parking Garage Open to Public Nights and Weekends Starting August 8

July 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Summit Parking Garage Open to Public Nights and Weekends Starting August 8

LAKELAND, FL (July 19, 2022) – Construction on Summit Consulting’s new nine-story, 135,000 square foot office building and 450 space parking garage located at 117 N. Massachusetts Avenue, has been completed and employees are now occupying the space. As part of the Sale and Purchase Agreement, the City of Lakeland pre-paid $2.5 million toward a 30-year…

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Fundraising Efforts Underway: Decorative Lights for Grand Oak at Main Library

July 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Fundraising Efforts Underway: Decorative Lights for Grand Oak at Main Library

LAKELAND, FL (July 18, 2022) – The Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts Department recently partnered with the Historic Lake Morton Neighborhood Association to raise money to install decorative lights on one of the grand oaks located on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library (100 Lake Morton Drive). The goal is to raise $35,000 to equip…

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SEU Named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction

July 19, 2022 | Comments Off on SEU Named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction

LAKELAND, Fla. — In recognition of its commitment to helping students learn, grow and succeed, Southeastern University (SEU) has been named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction. In addition, SEU received national endorsement for its undergraduate programs in nursing, business and education. The university was also honored for its student support initiatives in career development. Colleges of Distinction is…

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Watson Clinic Foundation Arts in Medicine Program Introduces Breast Cancer Survivorship Workshop Series

July 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Watson Clinic Foundation Arts in Medicine Program Introduces Breast Cancer Survivorship Workshop Series

Lakeland, FL —According to the American Cancer Society, there are currently 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. Learning how to lead your healthiest and most fulfilled life following breast cancer treatment can be challenging, but it’s essential to thriving on your journey through survivorship. The Watson Clinic Foundation’s Arts in Medicine (AIM) program…

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Rick Parnell Named Interim Fire Chief Beginning July 30

July 19, 2022 | Comments Off on Rick Parnell Named Interim Fire Chief Beginning July 30

Bartow, Fla. (July 15, 2022) — County Manager Bill Beasley has named Rick Parnell to be the interim Fire Chief for Polk County Fire Rescue, pending Board approval at their Commission Meeting on Tuesday, July 19. Parnell, who is currently the Assistant Fire Chief, will step into the interim role on Saturday, July 30, 2022 when…

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