• Wrap up 2022 with these top 10 stories

    Dec 30, 2022

    So many big things happened for Florida Polytechnic University in 2022. We launched degrees, opened the long-awaited Applied Research Center, and saw the return of a beloved campus tradition. The students, faculty, and staff at Florida Poly worked hard to make possible all of the achievements of the past year. As we look ahead, 2023 is poised to be better than ever.

  • Capstone team designs critical planetary rover component for NASA

    Dec 22, 2022

    A senior capstone design team at Florida Polytechnic University worked at a lightning speed throughout the fall semester to design and build an updated shoulder for a marsupial planetary rover.

  • Passionate about aerospace, students design self-correcting rocket engine

    Dec 20, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University seniors Mac Feilmeier and Austin Rumancik spent the last several weeks of the fall semester designing and building a thrust vectored rocket, or a rocket that self-corrects its direction if it detects any deviation from its planned flightpath.

  • 5 Florida Poly researchers among world's top scientists

    Dec 16, 2022

    Five researchers from Florida Polytechnic University have been recognized as being among the top 2% of scientists globally on a prestigious annual list compiled by Stanford University. The findings are published in PLOS Biology.

  • Winter break campus hours and closures

    Dec 13, 2022

    The 2022 winter break begins on Saturday, Dec. 17. As Florida Polytechnic University prepares for its winter break, please note the operating hours of some campus services may be affected through the end of the month. The list below outlines the affected services.

  • New physics society offers educational, networking opportunities

    Dec 12, 2022

    Florida Polytechnic University members of Sigma Pi Sigma and the Society of Physics Students are taking advantage of opportunities that expose them to internationally recognized scholars, new research, and specialized educational events.

  • Florida Poly powerlifters muscle their way to spring national championship

    Dec 9, 2022

    Ten members of the Florida Polytechnic University Women's Powerlifting team competed in the USA Powerlifting Collegiate State Championship in Orlando, Florida, on Dec. 3-4. Madison Yonash, the team's captain and coach, and Breanne Menikheim qualified for the national powerlifting championship competition to be held next April in Texas.

  • Fulbright Finland pact broadens global opportunities at Florida Poly

    Dec 8, 2022

    Officials from Florida Polytechnic University and the Fulbright Finland Foundation have signed an agreement to provide educational opportunities between the University and Finland.

  • Annual police toy drive boosts seasonal cheer in Lakeland and beyond

    Dec 6, 2022

    Deep into each fall semester, the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department starts preparing for one of its biggest outreach efforts of the year. The department is the mischievous group behind the annual toy drive benefitting children at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center and a small rural community in Honduras.

  • Fall Game Expo spotlights student-created video games

    Dec 3, 2022

    High school students from across the region flocked to Florida Polytechnic University on Saturday, Dec. 3, to try out student-created video games and learn about education and career paths in computer science during the annual Fall Game EXPO.