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  • 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.

  • Students cook up new way for Red Lobster to access recipes

    Apr 22, 2021

    Chefs inside Red Lobster kitchens across the country may one day be able to easily access the restaurant chain's latest recipes with a simple voice or touchscreen command thanks to work started by a team of Florida Polytechnic University senior capstone design students.

  • Alum grows into tech-forward career with Publix Super Markets

    Apr 1, 2021

    When Greg Willard '20 took a high school job packing and bagging grocery items at Publix Super Markets, he never imagined his time with the company would evolve from the supermarket floor to its website's technological infrastructure.

  • Students get taste of tech start-up life at Embarc Collective

    Mar 30, 2021

    Embarc Collective, a Tampa Bay education nonprofit that helps startup businesses build scalable, successful companies, opened its doors to Florida Polytechnic University students recently and offered them a peek at the possibilities for those considering an entrepreneurial future.

  • Capstone team creates next-generation risk assessment tool

    Mar 18, 2021

    In business, it's important to know whether potential partners have hidden risks that could one day affect either company's operations. A team of Florida Polytechnic University senior capstone design students are developing a tool to assess this risk and help companies make more informed decisions.