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  • US News: Florida Poly ranked #1 public college in the region for 2nd straight year

    Sep 12, 2022

    For second year in a row, Florida Polytechnic University is ranked the No. 1 public college by U.S. News and World Report in the Southern region of the United States. In its 2022-2023 Best Colleges list, the University also ranked third among all top colleges in the region - both public and private.

  • Florida Poly boosts global impact with Fulbright Italy agreement

    Sep 1, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University leaders have solidified an agreement with the U.S-Italy Fulbright Commission to provide educational opportunities between the University and Italy.

  • Florida Poly welcomes standout incoming class

    Aug 23, 2022

    The new class of freshmen beginning their studies at Florida Polytechnic University this fall is more well-rounded and academically advanced than any class in the school's history.

  • Florida Poly's new state-of-the-art research building opens its doors

    Aug 18, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University today unveiled its new Applied Research Center, a cutting-edge facility that will strengthen Florida Poly's position as a premier STEM institution and an engine for economic development. The $47 million building substantially expands the University's research capabilities and will be instrumental to Florida Poly's mission to serve students and industry through excellence in education, discovery, and application of engineering and applied sciences.

  • Talented international Fulbright cohort ready to work at Florida Poly

    Jul 26, 2022

    Outstanding international students and researchers are slated to arrive at Florida Polytechnic University in the 2022-2023 academic year to pursue their academic goals and advance research at the University as part of the United States' Fulbright Program. A Florida Poly student and assistant professor also will travel abroad as part of the program.

  • Iconic Florida Poly building featured on international TV show

    Jul 21, 2022

    The jaw-dropping Innovation, Science, and Technology Building at Florida Polytechnic University is featured on the latest episode of the international TV show "How Did They Build That?" on the Smithsonian Channel.

  • Professor's app to create one of the largest 3D facial scan libraries

    Jul 14, 2022

    Dr. Oguzhan Topsakal, assistant professor of computer science at Florida Polytechnic University, has developed a cutting-edge, easy-to-use iOS app to collect detailed 3D facial scans. He aims to create one of the largest 3D facial scan libraries in the world.

  • Florida Poly expands European footprint with presidential visit to Spain

    Jun 20, 2022

    Dr. Randy K. Avent, president of Florida Polytechnic University, strengthened European ties and shared the University's approach to producing career-ready STEM graduates in a visit to Spain that concluded on Monday, June 20.

  • Florida Poly to help improve access to high-speed internet in Polk County

    Jun 8, 2022

    Researchers at Florida Polytechnic University are working to help close the gaps in broadband connectivity in Polk County through a $250,000 feasibility study recently approved by the Polk County Board of County Commissioners.

  • Florida Poly launches two new master's degree programs

    May 17, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University is introducing two new Master of Science degrees this fall in data science and engineering management. The two leading-edge graduate programs were created in response to growing University enrollment and high industry demand.