• Florida Poly commemorates 10-year anniversary with dazzling celebration

    Mar 24, 2024

    Florida Polytechnic University, the state's only all-STEM public institution, shone a spotlight on 10 years of pioneering innovation and educational excellence on March 23, when it hosted a grand gala to celebrate its remarkable achievements and promising path for the future.

  • Boost in state funding fuels Florida Poly's extensive growth

    Mar 13, 2024

    Florida Polytechnic University received essential funding in the state budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year, which was passed by state legislators on March 8.

  • Florida Poly President Randy Avent to step down after decade of growing success

    Jul 24, 2023

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Dr. Randy K. Avent, president of Florida Polytechnic University, announced today that he is stepping down from the position at the end of the 2023-24 academic year, 10 years after he began leading the all-STEM institution to remarkable accomplishments.

  • Florida Poly again achieves top ranks for performance and value

    Oct 19, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University continues to stand out as it maintains its No. 3 ranking within the State University System for offering a top-notch education at an affordable price, according to WalletHub's 2022's Best Universities Ranking. The University also ranked No. 4 among all higher education institutions in Florida.

  • Florida Poly gets approval for high-tech research partner on campus

    Sep 1, 2021

    The Florida Board of Governors has given the green light to a public-private partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and Fortune 500 company International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) during its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Florida International University.

  • Florida Poly professor makes cover of nationwide diversity magazine

    Jul 14, 2021

    Dr. Grisselle Centeno, a professor at Florida Polytechnic University, is featured on the cover of the July 2021 edition of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. The reputable nationwide publication is exclusively dedicated to providing news and information about issues concerning diversity in American higher education.

  • Tropical Storm Elsa Updates

    Jul 5, 2021

    Florida Poly is closely watching the trajectory of Tropical Storm Elsa as it approaches the state of Florida. At this time, all University operations will continue as normal. However, we know things can change quickly and the safety of our University community is always our top priority.

  • Fully funded, Florida Poly's new research building moves full steam ahead

    Jun 2, 2021

    The new Applied Research Center (ARC) being built at Florida Polytechnic University has received full funding by the state Legislature to complete its construction by next spring. The state-of-the-art facility will serve as a research hub for the Central Florida region and a magnet for economic development around campus.

  • Prepare now for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

    Jun 1, 2021

    Forecasters predict a very busy 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1 and ends on Nov. 30. Florida Polytechnic University urges its students and employees to take early actions to prepare for possible storm impacts.

  • Former Sen. LeMieux visits Florida Poly and inspires next generation of trailblazers

    Apr 21, 2021

    Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux visited Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland and encouraged students to become the next generation of impactful leaders charged with driving Florida's economy forward.