Graduate Profiles

Graduating Tech Leaders

Four years and 35,000 hours later Florida Poly will graduate its inaugural (and largest) senior class on May 4, 2018.  On that day, more than 200 graduates will walk across the stage and become the next generation of high-tech leaders. Read the stories below to learn more about a few of our Class of 2018 graduates.

 

Lindsey Schwemmin: Chasing unexpected dreams

Lindsey Schwemmin

Lindsey Schwemmin embraced the unexpected when she found her passion for logistics and switched her major from engineering to science and technology management.

Peter Moran: A dream realized

Peter Moran

After spending a day with his father learning about container shipping for the marine industry, Peter Moran set his sights toward a career in supply chain management.

Laura Wemple: Going back to get ahead

Laura Wemple

On May 4, Laura Wemple is graduating from Florida Poly magna cum laude with a degree in mechanical engineering, as part of the university’s first four-year class.

Andre Goode: The ‘magic’ of a STEM education

Andre Goode Senior Graduate

“Florida Poly helped me obtain the skills to succeed in the always-changing tech industry,” said senior, Andre Goode. “The faculty are supportive, and my classmates were all passionate about learning, all of which helped me grow.”

Calvin Ingram: Unafraid of the unknown

For Calvin Ingram, a mechanical engineering senior at Florida Polytechnic University, the idea of beginning his college experience as part of the university’s inaugural graduating class was one emotion only: excitement.

Michelle Holzemer: Engineering an excellent educational experience

Senior Michelle Holzemer will begin her new position at a job with Northrup Grumman in the systems engineering field.

Senior Michelle Holzemer knew she was taking a risk when she joined the inaugural class at Florida Poly and committed to attend a university that hadn’t yet finished construction on its signature academic building and wasn’t yet accredited.

Danya Rubio: Local student has a big career ahead of her working with little things

Danya Rubio will begin her career as an engineer with Sofidel, the nation’s second largest tissue paper distributor located in nearby Haines City.

Danya Rubio will begin her career as an engineer with Sofidel, the nation’s second largest tissue paper distributor located in nearby Haines City.

Alex Kiss: Building a career on computer passion

Growing up, Alex Kiss watched his uncle build computers for neighbors and friends. About to graduate with a degree in computer science, Kiss is looking forward to starting his job as a cyber-security analyst at global manufacturing service company located in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Marshall Bassford: A twist of fate

Marshall Bassford, an electrical engineering major, is preparing to graduate as part of Florida Poly’s inaugural class and reflects back on an academic career he has certainly made the most of both on and off campus.

Marshall Bassford, an electrical engineering major, is preparing to graduate as part of Florida Poly’s inaugural class and reflects back on an academic career he has certainly made the most of both on and off campus.