• Internship blooms into programming career for 2020 Florida Poly grad

    May 15, 2020

    One of the first times Daniel Rentfro laid his hands on a computer was when he was only 4 years old. The preschooler sat with his father in their Clearfield, Utah home, opening the case to a contraption that would change his life.

  • Florida Poly computer science team works to transform surgical training

    May 5, 2020

    When surgeons learn to perform arthroscopic surgery on a patient's shoulder area, navigating around the confined area and tight structures with instruments inserted through small incisions can be challenging. Adding unintuitive camera orientation and constrained motions further complicates the task.

  • 2020 graduate ready to make impact in computer science

    May 4, 2020

    When Michael Perez transferred to Florida Polytechnic University in 2018, he uncovered a talent that would transform his life.

  • New class of Presidential Ambassadors ready to represent

    Apr 23, 2020

    For Florida Polytechnic University freshman Benjamin Dinal, leadership is rooted in a true desire to serve others. It's a desire he knows well.

  • Florida Poly grad uses digital skills to catch criminals

    Apr 14, 2020

    A childhood spent watching TV police dramas beside her family in Ruskin, Florida, left senior Delaney Jester with a fascination for digital forensics and justice.

  • Florida Poly alum drives students to academic and career success

    Mar 9, 2020

    Editor's note: This story is part of a series of feature stories that highlight diversity on Florida Poly's campus and celebrate Women's History Month. The desire to be part of something bold and new drove Lindsey Schwemmin '18 to join Florida Polytechnic University as part of its inaugural class of students in 2014.

  • Emerging leader finds her voice at Florida Poly

    Feb 27, 2020

    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. Senior Bria Smith arrived at Florida Polytechnic University from her native Bahamas in 2016 knowing she wanted to build her future by studying computers, and nothing would get in her way.

  • Students celebrate at Florida Poly's Degree Declaration Day

    Feb 24, 2020

    Freshman Timothy Honeycutt strode up to a kiosk in the center of the Saddle Creek Logistics Commons on Feb. 24 to grab a cupcake and officially declare electrical engineering as his major during Florida Polytechnic University's first Degree Declaration Day.

  • Florida Poly students work to revolutionize palm tree trimming

    Feb 14, 2020

    Pruning Florida's towering palm trees is a tough, dangerous job, but a team of Florida Polytechnic University seniors is working to make the task faster, safer, and more cost effective.

  • Student entrepreneurs wow industry at eMerge Americas Pitch Night

    Feb 12, 2020

    Student entrepreneurs showed off their big ideas to a panel of Florida business leaders Feb. 10 during the first Florida Polytechnic University and eMerge Americas Startup Pitch Night in Lakeland, Florida, at the Innovation, Science, and Technology Building.