News

  • Annual toy drive benefits children in Lakeland and Honduras

    Dec 9, 2021

    The Florida Polytechnic University community mustered its spirit of charity and goodwill this season and stepped up to donate toys, books, and other gifts to children who could use a little extra cheer this holiday season. The donations will be delivered to pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center and to children in an impoverished community in Honduras.

  • Three Florida Poly professors among world's top 2% of scientists

    Dec 7, 2021

    With research interests in nanomedicine, energy systems, and rare earth element recovery, three Florida Polytechnic University professors have been named to the prestigious global list of top scientists compiled annually by Stanford University.

  • Student-created video games draw big crowds

    Dec 6, 2021

    For the first time in two years, the Florida Polytechnic University Fall Game EXPO returned to in-person gameplay on Saturday, Dec. 4, energizing student game developers and attracting hundreds of game-loving high schoolers to campus.

  • Autonomous car arrives at Florida Poly to enhance research at new facility

    Nov 30, 2021

    Researchers at Florida Polytechnic University's Advanced Mobility Institute are beginning a new phase in their work on autonomous vehicle testing and verification. The research is shifting gears from software to hardware testing at a new simulation facility on campus, funded in part by a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.

  • Capstone design team brings bionic physical therapy machine to life

    Nov 29, 2021

    Physical therapist Mike Ryan had a bright idea to improve his industry, so he turned to Florida Polytechnic University students to make his dream of a bionic physical therapy machine a reality.

  • Thanksgiving holiday campus services and closures

    Nov 23, 2021

    Florida Poly wishes the entire University community a happy Thanksgiving. As students and employees reflect on what they're thankful for, it's important to remember there will be no classes from Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Friday, Nov. 26. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 29.

  • Florida Poly grows international opportunities with Fulbright Spain pact

    Nov 22, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University has signed an agreement with the U.S.-Spain Fulbright Commission to expand educational opportunities for American and Spanish scholars.

  • Inaugural Impact Summit and Presidential Speaker Series take flight

    Nov 17, 2021

    Business and community leaders joined Florida Polytechnic University leadership, faculty, students, and alumni on Tuesday, Nov. 16, to discuss the state of cybersecurity during the inaugural Florida Poly Impact Summit and Presidential Speaker Series.

  • Alum builds his future as burgeoning tech entrepreneur

    Nov 16, 2021

    Doran Alberti '20 is determined to make a difference in the world. The award-winning Florida Polytechnic University alumnus has founded Alberti Revolutionary Creations, or ARC LLC, to advance the progress of technologies aimed at making life better.

  • International master's student flourishes at Florida Poly

    Nov 15, 2021

    Graduate student Somayeh Sadeghizadeh is no stranger to going after what she wants. The international student from Tehran, Iran, holds a master's degree in urban management, and enjoyed a 10-year career working in sales and marketing in her home country.