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  • Florida Poly Writing Services certified as tutor training program

    Feb 24, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University announced this week that its Department of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences' Writing Services program has been awarded certification as a Level 1 tutor training program by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

  • Students shift into high gear to build Florida Poly's first solar vehicle

    Feb 23, 2022

    An interdisciplinary team of Florida Polytechnic University students is revving up to build the University's first competition-worthy solar vehicle and take on some of the biggest schools in the country.

  • International autonomous vehicle conference set to roll into Florida Poly

    Feb 22, 2022

    Connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology will take center stage at Florida Polytechnic University on March 7-9 at an international conference focusing on advances in this rapidly evolving field. Global leaders in transportation, CAV innovation, and infrastructure will take part in the event.

  • Financial aid makes dream a reality for first-generation student

    Feb 21, 2022

    As Ivelisse Rodriguez progressed through high school and the time to enter college neared, she wondered how she'd pay for the education she always dreamed of. While she aspired to be the first in her family to go to college, the path toward her dreams was unclear.

  • Florida Poly director named Bartow Chamber Board president

    Feb 18, 2022

    Early in her career, Shannon Medley turned to Leadership Bartow, a program of the Greater Bartow Chamber of Commerce, to help her enhance her civic participation as an emerging community leader.

  • Polk County leader joins Florida Poly Foundation Board

    Feb 17, 2022

    Ana Wood, waste and recycling director for the Polk County Board of County Commissioners for more than 20 years, has joined the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors. Her appointment was confirmed unanimously by the Florida Poly Board of Trustees during its meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

  • Tech, business leader urges students to "go big"

    Feb 16, 2022

    The adaptability, technological know-how, and big dreams of Florida Polytechnic University students make them poised to be the creators of the world's next big thing. That was the message Adrian Muhammad, managing partner of Jackson | Shah & Company, had for students during the return of the Innovation Speaker Series at the University on Tuesday, Feb. 15.

  • Middle schoolers discover STEM possibilities at Florida Poly

    Feb 14, 2022

    Addisen Cannoy, an eighth grader at Academy Prep Center of Lakeland, was excited to learn about the possibilities available to her one day as a student at Florida Polytechnic University.

  • Students find exciting opportunities at spring career fair

    Feb 9, 2022

    Resume in hand and decked out in a slick business suit, Florida Polytechnic University senior Zane Sheets worked to make a great first impression on potential employers during the Spring 2022 Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

  • Florida Poly sees 30% surge in applications for the second year in a row

    Feb 8, 2022

    The number of freshmen applying to Florida Polytechnic University has leapt 30% ahead of the same point in 2021 while out-of-state applications are up 61%. The surge comes as many higher education institutions across the country continue to struggle with enrollment.