Although Andre Ripley '19 only graduated from Florida Polytechnic University a year ago, he has already launched three growing companies and landed a $1 million annual partnership with Facebook.
Florida Polytechnic University senior Kendon Ricketts lives out a childhood dream every time he heads into work.
LAKELAND, Fla. - A team of Florida Polytechnic University faculty, staff, and students is working to build critical personal protection equipment for clinicians treating patients amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. The effort is in partnership with AdventHealth and will help address the shortage of protective supplies facing healthcare organizations nationwide.
The knowledge that cancer eventually touches everyone in some way drives a group of Florida Polytechnic University students to do all they can to raise money and awareness to battle the disease.
For Andre Ripley '19, Facebook provides much more than a way to stay connected to friends and family.
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. When sophomore Ritchel Calvaire began his studies at Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida, he knew he needed to find a way to get involved and give back.
The results of 24 hours of ingenuity, innovation, and hard work were on display after a fun and challenging hackathon competition on Jan. 26 at the Florida Polytechnic University Campus.
Driving down Florida's highways during lovebug season can be irritating, distracting, and even dangerous. Swarms of the insects can engulf vehicles, rapidly leading to poor visibility once they hit the windshield.
A group of Florida Polytechnic University students has found work with a great company that offers hands-on experience, flexible hours, fun co-workers, and the kind of boss most people only dream of - themselves.