• Entrepreneur and tech funder to speak at Florida Poly's 2020 commencement

    Feb 26, 2020

    Renowned Florida entrepreneur Tom E. Wallace has been named commencement speaker for Florida Polytechnic University's spring 2020 graduation on May 3. Wallace said he's excited with this new role because the University is exactly what the state was lacking to elevate its tech potential to the likes of Silicon Valley.

  • Florida Poly students stand together against proposed UF merger

    Feb 25, 2020

    A student-led effort to express support for Florida Polytechnic University and opposition to a proposed merger with the University of Florida transformed the serene Oak Grove into a setting of boisterous unity on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

  • Students celebrate at Florida Poly's Degree Declaration Day

    Feb 24, 2020

    Freshman Timothy Honeycutt strode up to a kiosk in the center of the Saddle Creek Logistics Commons on Feb. 24 to grab a cupcake and officially declare electrical engineering as his major during Florida Polytechnic University's first Degree Declaration Day.

  • Dozens of companies seek high-skilled STEM talent at Florida Poly career fair

    Feb 21, 2020

    Fifty companies gathered at the Innovation, Science, and Technology building in Lakeland this week for the annual spring career fair, looking to fill countless positions with the high-tech, high-skilled talent Florida Polytechnic University produces.

  • Florida Poly partnership enhances training of Latin American business execs

    Feb 18, 2020

    CEOs, owners, and other business leaders from five Latin American countries explored the Florida Polytechnic University campus and learned tools to improve their corporate operations on Feb. 14 as part of Experiencia Set.

  • Career services director fosters Florida Poly student success

    Feb 18, 2020

    Editor's Note: This story is part of a series of feature stories that highlight diversity on Florida Poly's campus and celebrate Black History Month. As associate director of career services at Florida Polytechnic University, Pairris Jones revels in her front-row seat to student success.

  • Florida Poly students work to revolutionize palm tree trimming

    Feb 14, 2020

    Pruning Florida's towering palm trees is a tough, dangerous job, but a team of Florida Polytechnic University seniors is working to make the task faster, safer, and more cost effective.

  • Florida Poly students engage business leaders at Synapse Summit

    Feb 13, 2020

    A group of Florida Polytechnic University students seized the opportunity to network with business leaders, learn about career possibilities, and teach the Central Florida business community about what Florida Poly has to offer at an annual event hosted by Synapse, an entrepreneurship support organization.

  • Alum driven to improve access to health care

    Feb 12, 2020

    Florida Polytechnic University alumnus Dieff Vital '17 has dedicated his educational career to ensuring poor and underserved communities can access the care and services they need to thrive.

  • Student entrepreneurs wow industry at eMerge Americas Pitch Night

    Feb 12, 2020

    Student entrepreneurs showed off their big ideas to a panel of Florida business leaders Feb. 10 during the first Florida Polytechnic University and eMerge Americas Startup Pitch Night in Lakeland, Florida, at the Innovation, Science, and Technology Building.