• Budding game designer embraces his passion on Video Games Day

    Sep 10, 2021

    Mark Ellis was only in kindergarten when he picked up a Nintendo GameCube controller and discovered a technology that would shape his life. He embraced the world of Lego Star Wars and soon dove headfirst into new and exciting games every chance he could get.

  • Six steps to prepare for the peak of hurricane season

    Sep 7, 2021

    As hurricane season nears its peak on Sept. 10 and the National Hurricane Center continues monitoring potential storm systems in the Atlantic, it's important for everyone at Florida Polytechnic University to make sure they are prepared. September is National Preparedness Month, and the annual campaign encourages all Americans to prepare for disasters and other emergencies through the end of hurricane season on Nov. 30 and beyond.

  • Students find their niche at annual Club Row event

    Sep 2, 2021

    New and returning students explored opportunities to get involved, build connections, and make a difference during the annual Club Row event on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Florida Polytechnic University.

  • Florida Poly gets approval for high-tech research partner on campus

    Sep 1, 2021

    The Florida Board of Governors has given the green light to a public-private partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and Fortune 500 company International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) during its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Florida International University.

  • Chemistry practice wins national award for lab innovation

    Aug 31, 2021

    An effort to shift chemistry lab practices and reduce the amount of hazardous waste produced during the completion of student lab experiments has won Florida Polytechnic University Environmental Health and Safety a national award for innovation.

  • Focused on student involvement, new SGA president is ready to lead

    Aug 30, 2021

    With an agenda that includes strengthening student organizations, increasing student resources, and helping the University community move beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, Samantha Ashby has hit the ground running in her new position as Student Government Association president at Florida Polytechnic University.

  • New dining options, leadership invigorate campus food choices

    Aug 27, 2021

    Phoenixes seeking to satisfy a craving for tasty, healthy food are finding a pleasant slate of updates across the Florida Polytechnic University campus.

  • Florida Poly incoming class skyrockets 25% becoming largest class yet

    Aug 26, 2021

    The fall 2021 class of incoming students is the largest in Florida Polytechnic University's history with more than 625 new students joining the University from an applicant pool of almost 2,000.

  • Purple Fire rallies students during first week of class

    Aug 25, 2021

    When Rikkote Benfele made his way across Florida Polytechnic University's campus on the first day of class on Tuesday, Aug. 24, he said he knew he'd made the right decision when it came to choosing a college.

  • Move-in and orientation weekend sets successful tone for new semester

    Aug 23, 2021

    New and returning Florida Polytechnic University students took part in busy move-in and orientation activities on campus on Aug. 21-23 just before classes begin on Tuesday, Aug. 24.