In the face of a pandemic that challenged the way the world operates, Florida Polytechnic University worked throughout 2020 to support students, improve academic opportunities, and help the surrounding community. Among the events that stood out in an unprecedented year were national recognitions, new programs, and advances in innovation.
Florida Polytechnic University junior Bruce Hicks has taken a giant step toward achieving his goal of representing the United States in the 2024 Olympic Games in archery.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Muhammad Rashid has been listed among the top 2% of scientists in a global list compiled by Stanford University. At number 617, Rashid was ranked in the top 1% of the 87,611 scientists in his field of electronics and electrical engineering in the study.
As the number of intubated COVID-19 patients began increasing across the country this spring, an employee at Lakeland Regional Health whose family member was ill with the disease realized there was a need to make communication easier between these patients and the medical professionals caring for them.
The holiday season will be a little brighter for pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. The Florida Polytechnic University community once again rallied behind an effort of the University's Police Department to donate toys to children who are hospitalized and may need some extra cheer.
A new agreement between Florida Polytechnic University and the prestigious Centro Universitário Facens in Brazil promises to help both institutions expand their work and advance technological and economic success.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University has been named one of the five best universities in the Southern states for tech students by Deep South Magazine.
Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering (HSE) program.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University is paving the way for ambitious, patriotic students to earn their STEM degree before continuing on to serve their county in a notable career as high-tech officer in the U.S. Navy.
Unique, student-designed video games were on full display at Florida Polytechnic University's fall 2020 Virtual Game Expo.