Students who dream of one day joining the world that brings their favorite video games to life had an opportunity to hear directly from a professional in the field.
The U.S. military is turning to interdisciplinary teams of students from Florida Polytechnic University to help solve some of its most pressing challenges.
Proud Phoenixes will show off the Florida Polytechnic University way of life - virtually - on Saturday, Oct. 17, during Phoenix Family Day.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Polytechnic University Police Department is now an accredited law enforcement agency in the state of Florida. The department received the award from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) on Thursday, Oct. 15, recognizing its policies, procedures, and processes as meeting or exceeding industry standards.
For a third consecutive year, Florida Polytechnic University's Procurement Department received the prestigious Achievement of Excellence in Procurement® (AEP) Award from the National Procurement Institute, Inc. (NPI). The award recognizes public and nonprofit agencies that demonstrate a commitment to procurement excellence by embracing innovation, professionalism, productivity, leadership, and e-procurement.
A bachelor's degree from Florida Polytechnic University positions students to succeed in many of today's fastest-growing fields. However, many students have dreams that only a master's degree or a Ph.D. can help them achieve.
As Florida Polytechnic University grew from a vision to a nationally recognized STEM institution in just eight years, Ford Heacock remained steadfast as one of its staunchest supporters.
The search for jobs and internships got more complicated after the COVID-19 pandemic pushed many companies to shift their interview and hiring processes online. But Pairris Jones, Florida Polytechnic University's associate director of career development, said Phoenixes are well positioned to do well in today's employment landscape.
While the COVID-19 pandemic stopped in-person outreach and campus visits by Central Florida's K-12 schools, Florida Polytechnic University's Office of Educational Outreach created new ways to take close-up STEM demonstrations and discussions directly to these students.
Vicente Ramos was only 3 when his parents decided to leave everything behind in Mexico in pursuit of better opportunities in the United States. Now, almost 30 years later, he is less than a year away from earning a high-demand degree in computer science from Florida Polytechnic University. His future is bright.