News

  • Move-in begins at Florida Poly with new COVID-19 precautions

    Aug 18, 2020

    Juan Forero pulled into the Florida Polytechnic University campus on Aug. 17 eager to settle into his residence hall room and get started on his senior year.

  • Student life returns with all eyes on COVID-19 prevention

    Aug 14, 2020

    As students arrive on campus for the start of the fall semester, they will be able to enjoy Florida Polytechnic University's campus facilities and services - with a few changes to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.

  • Florida Poly expands student health resources for fall 2020 semester

    Aug 14, 2020

    Student health is a critical priority, particularly as the novel coronavirus continues making its way through our communities. Florida Polytechnic University has created an all-new respiratory clinic for the University community and extended the hours of its existing student Health Clinic.

  • University updates aim to minimize COVID-19 spread on campus

    Aug 13, 2020

    When students return to Florida Polytechnic University for classes on Aug. 20, they'll find that the campus has been transformed into an environment that prioritizes physical distancing and other COVID-19 prevention best practices, without sacrificing the rich university experience.

  • Internship crystallizes the future for mechanical engineering student

    Aug 13, 2020

    When Blake Cervone was only an eighth-grader in Davie, Florida, he decided a future in engineering was the right path for him.

  • Research team finds new ways to clean up landfill leachate

    Aug 10, 2020

    The clean rainwater that seeps into the mountains of trash at Florida's landfills mixes with liquids in the waste and absorbs chemicals, toxins, and organic materials before exiting as leachate that can potentially pollute waterways.

  • Research aims to keep critical services humming after disaster

    Aug 6, 2020

    When disaster strikes, critical facilities like hospitals, police stations, and military bases can't afford to be without power for long.

  • Combat robotics team ready to take on international rivals

    Aug 4, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Combat Robotics Division of Florida Polytechnic University's Purple Fire Robotics club is ready for a challenge unlike any it has ever faced.

  • Internship sparks excitement for remote coding work

    Jul 31, 2020

    The technical know-how that senior Arthur Gelman sharpened in his computer science courses at Florida Polytechnic University is being put into practice this summer in a remote internship with MMG Fusion, a marketing and technology company based in Severna Park, Maryland.

  • Autonomous golf cart gets rolling at Florida Poly

    Jul 30, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - A team of researchers at Florida Polytechnic University is turning a disused golf cart into a solar-powered autonomous vehicle that will be used to advance cutting-edge research for years to come. The project is funded by the University's Advanced Mobility Institute and will be used to support a $350,000 National Science Foundation award to develop a large-scale Hardware-in-the-Loop simulation facility for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV).