• Budding game designer embraces his passion on Video Games Day

    Sep 10, 2021

    Mark Ellis was only in kindergarten when he picked up a Nintendo GameCube controller and discovered a technology that would shape his life. He embraced the world of Lego Star Wars and soon dove headfirst into new and exciting games every chance he could get.

  • Alumna flying high in Lockheed Martin engineering career

    Jun 23, 2021

    As a software engineer associate at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and an on-air technology podcast host, Daniele Mendez '19 is fulfilling her dreams and pursuing passions for engineering and journalism.

  • Florida Poly professor shaping the future of rhinoplasty

    Jun 22, 2021

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Dr. Oguzhan Topsakal, assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic University, is employing cutting-edge technology to help plastic surgeons achieve better outcomes when performing rhinoplasty.

  • Phoenix Flight helps students turn business ideas into reality

    Jun 14, 2021

    An entrepreneurial internship program at Florida Polytechnic University has helped guide about 70 students toward greater business innovation during its first year. With a structured method of support, the Phoenix Flight program helps student teams develop their entrepreneurial ideas and advance them toward potential business success.

  • Florida Poly graduate project aims to transform traffic in Brazilian city

    May 27, 2021

    LAKELAND, Fla. - A new partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and the prestigious Centro Universitário Facens in Brazil is off to a strong start with the completion of a project that promises to improve traffic congestion in the bustling Brazilian city of Sorocaba.

  • Grounded in family, Phoenix strives for high-tech success

    May 21, 2021

    Growing up in The Villages, Florida, Benjamin Dinal found himself straddling two worlds. Before he was born, his parents had immigrated to the United States from the Philippines in search of better opportunities for their family.

  • Alum thrives in successful career with major supply chain company

    May 17, 2021

    Early in his college days at Florida Polytechnic University, Travis Hills '19 began an internship at Saddle Creek Logistics Services that changed the trajectory of his professional life.

  • IEEE-HKN students get their hands dirty to beautify Lakeland

    Apr 29, 2021

    Just off Interstate 4 near the Florida Polytechnic University Campus, a group of students is working to ensure a long stretch of road remains clean and reflects the University's commitment to the community.

  • Q&A: Isabela Rangel ready to take on the future of AI

    Apr 26, 2021

    When Isabela Rangel '21 receives her bachelor's degree in computer science this May, she will be ready to charge toward the next chapter of her life, pursuing a career in project management. The graduate of West Orange High School in Winter Garden, Florida, has been active on campus during her time at Florida Polytechnic University participating in organizations such as InterVarsity, Baptist College Ministry, and the Art Club. Rangel, who was born in Brazil, now hopes to find new ways to use automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to benefit society.

  • Spring Game Expo brings Florida Poly projects to gamers around the world

    Apr 23, 2021

    Innovative, student-designed video games were showcased to the world on April 23 at the semi-annual student Game Expo at Florida Polytechnic University.