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.
As the leader of the Florida Polytechnic University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), Catherine Abraham is thrilled to play a role in helping Black students on campus feel welcome and supported.
Physical therapist Mike Ryan had a bright idea to improve his industry, so he turned to Florida Polytechnic University students to make his dream of a bionic physical therapy machine a reality.
Identical twins Carl-Edwin and Marc-Edwin Rigaud have a bond that can't be broken. The Florida Polytechnic University alumni have spent their entire lives side by side, and now as software engineers at FIS Global in St. Petersburg, Florida, their path continues - together.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University has been ranked as No. 25 in the United States among the 100 most affordable computer engineering programs by University HQ, an independent educational organization.
Ricardo Kenzo Ota's summer internship at one of the world's largest tech companies is opening his eyes to a world of possibilities.
The computer engineering degree sophomore Widler Noel is pursuing at Florida Polytechnic University is a world away from the computer education he received as a young student in Haiti.
Beginning his freshman year, Phelippe Souza-Herod '21 networked across campus, expanding his skills inside and outside the classroom. The Sarasota Military Academy graduate followed his passion for math and engaged with his professors as mentors. He also invested himself in clubs, programs, and organizations that helped him learn from others and become a better communicator and leader. The computer engineering graduate was an SGA justice and senator, as well as a Presidential Ambassador. And as a member of IEEE, he led workshops to help other students improve their programming skills.
Florida Polytechnic University students Karun Mackoon '20 and Vanessa Townsend '21 will spend their summer helping the military devise solutions to real-world problems as part of the 2021 cohort of National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) X-Force fellows.
LAKELAND, Fla. - An entrepreneurial team of Florida Polytechnic University students earned funding for their development of an innovative gesture-control device for electric longboards at the 2021 Catapult LAUNCH Pitch Night in Lakeland.