• Florida Poly alum helping smart cities be smarter

    Mar 3, 2020

    As metropolitan areas continue transitioning to the "smart cities" of tomorrow, Florida Polytechnic University alum Mitchell Mefford '18 is working with community and industry leaders to help ensure their organizations are wise when it comes to energy.

  • Florida Poly grows international partnerships with Dominican Republic alliance

    Mar 2, 2020

    A new partnership between the Dominican Republic and Florida Polytechnic University is designed to contribute to stronger economies and better opportunities for the Caribbean nation, Polk County, and the state of Florida.

  • Purple Fire Robotics battles to number one in statewide competition

    Feb 28, 2020

    For the first time, the Purple Fire Robotics Club got to enjoy the sweet taste of victory. The Florida Polytechnic University team not only grabbed its first win in a statewide combat tournament, but they crushed their competitors on their way to becoming undeniable battle champions.

  • Spring break travel guidance announced

    Feb 27, 2020

    The health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Visit this webpage for resources and additional information. February 27, 5 p.m. Dear faculty and staff, The health and safety of our entire University community is our top priority. As spring break approaches, many of you may have plans to travel throughout the state, the nation, and the world for personal or professional reasons, or to visit with loved ones who have just returned from a trip. We urge everyone to take the ongoing global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak seriously and take precautions to remain healthy and prevent the spread of disease.

  • Emerging leader finds her voice at Florida Poly

    Feb 27, 2020

    Editor's Note: This story is part of a series of feature stories that highlight diversity on Florida Poly's campus and celebrate Black History Month. Senior Bria Smith arrived at Florida Polytechnic University from her native Bahamas in 2016 knowing she wanted to build her future by studying computers, and nothing would get in her way.

  • Entrepreneur and tech funder to speak at Florida Poly's 2020 commencement

    Feb 26, 2020

    Renowned Florida entrepreneur Tom E. Wallace has been named commencement speaker for Florida Polytechnic University's spring 2020 graduation on May 3. Wallace said he's excited with this new role because the University is exactly what the state was lacking to elevate its tech potential to the likes of Silicon Valley.

  • Florida Poly students stand together against proposed UF merger

    Feb 25, 2020

    A student-led effort to express support for Florida Polytechnic University and opposition to a proposed merger with the University of Florida transformed the serene Oak Grove into a setting of boisterous unity on Tuesday, Feb. 25.

  • Students celebrate at Florida Poly's Degree Declaration Day

    Feb 24, 2020

    Freshman Timothy Honeycutt strode up to a kiosk in the center of the Saddle Creek Logistics Commons on Feb. 24 to grab a cupcake and officially declare electrical engineering as his major during Florida Polytechnic University's first Degree Declaration Day.

  • Dozens of companies seek high-skilled STEM talent at Florida Poly career fair

    Feb 21, 2020

    Fifty companies gathered at the Innovation, Science, and Technology building in Lakeland this week for the annual spring career fair, looking to fill countless positions with the high-tech, high-skilled talent Florida Polytechnic University produces.

  • Florida Poly partnership enhances training of Latin American business execs

    Feb 18, 2020

    CEOs, owners, and other business leaders from five Latin American countries explored the Florida Polytechnic University campus and learned tools to improve their corporate operations on Feb. 14 as part of Experiencia Set.