Ablaze Award Categories

Excellence in Research

The Excellence in Research Award recognizes and encourages excellence in academic research, creative activity, scholarship, and contributions to expanding knowledge or its application in their field by faculty at Florida Polytechnic University.

Excellence in Teaching

The Excellence in Teaching Award is designed to encourage, reward, and publicly acknowledge sustained excellence in teaching by members of the University’s faculty.

Exemplary Service to Others

This award recognizes staff, faculty, and/or a university department whose service has consistently made a significant positive impact within their department, the University as a whole, with students, or with external stakeholders.

Phoenix Spirit Award

This award recognizes employees who consistently demonstrate a genuine interest in others and are a continual source of encouragement in a positive and inclusive manner to co-workers and students at Florida Poly.

Pinnacle Award

This award is the highest honor a Florida Polytechnic University employee can receive. Consideration of names are welcome through the online portal. The University President and his Cabinet select the award recipient.