Florida Polytechnic University celebrated the graduation of more than 200 bachelor's and master's degree candidates on Sunday, May 7, at its 2023 commencement ceremony.
U.S. News & World Report has once again named Florida the top state in the country for higher education. Florida's higher education system has held the top spot since the inception of the rankings in 2017. Florida Polytechnic University is one of 12 public institutions within the State University System.
Mykell Spencer '23 was a collector of friends and experiences during his four years at Florida Polytechnic University. He will receive his bachelor's degree in computer science with a concentration in game development and simulation on May 7. During his time at Florida Poly, he was involved in many campus activities, including serving as chief justice of the Student Government Association, Presidential Ambassador, orientation leader, and vice president and president of the Mu Omega Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) academic honor society.
Florida Polytechnic University inducted 72 graduates and alumni into the Order of the Engineer, an association for graduate and professional engineers and an important annual tradition created to foster a sense of pride and responsibility in those entering an engineering career.
Adriana Pinto '23 will receive her bachelor's degree in business analytics with a concentration in intelligent mobility on Sunday, May 7. The student from Irvine, California, worked as an admissions ambassador during her time at Florida Poly. She is excited to put her education to work after graduation as a technology consultant for global consulting firm Protiviti in New York City.
Work by an interdisciplinary team of Florida Polytechnic University researchers helped Polk County, Florida, officials apply for two grants totaling more than $41.5 million grant to close the gap in broadband connectivity
Twenty-nine teams of Florida Polytechnic University students displayed their completed industry-sponsored, leading-edge projects at the fifth annual Capstone Design Showcase on Wednesday, April. 26.
Networked student-created video games took center stage at the annual Spring Game Expo at Florida Polytechnic University on Saturday, April 22. Prospective students and their families arrived on campus to check out the games, learn about the computer science major and career paths, and explore campus in an accompanying open house event.
Madison Yonash, a junior at Florida Polytechnic University and captain of the women's powerlifting team, competed at the 2023 USA Powerlifting Collegiate Nationals in Arlington, Texas, on April 14. She placed 20th in her 60-kilo weight class.
Standout Florida Polytechnic University employees were recognized for their outstanding efforts on Wednesday, April 19, at the University's sixth annual Ablaze awards ceremony.