News

  • Florida Poly aims to advance diversity and inclusion in 2021

    Jan 15, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion is laser focused on ensuring the entire campus community feels accepted, comfortable, and included, regardless of race, gender, nationality, religion, or other characteristics.

  • Florida Poly Police build safety through community

    Jan 8, 2021

    With a commitment to campus safety and a friendly attitude, the Florida Polytechnic University Police Department prides itself on connecting with students and building relationships with those they serve and protect.

  • Professor's research featured in WHO COVID-19 database

    Jan 5, 2021

    Dr. Ajeet Kaushik, assistant professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, joined scientists around the world in shifting his attention in 2020 toward addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 2020 Florida Poly look back

    Dec 18, 2020

    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.

  • Phoenix earns national archery ranking and advances Olympic goals

    Dec 17, 2020

    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.

  • Rashid listed among top 2% of world's leading scientists

    Dec 17, 2020

    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.

  • COVID-19-inspired app to help patients communicate through gaze tracking

    Dec 16, 2020

    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.

  • Annual Florida Poly toy drive brings cheer to Lakeland pediatric patients

    Dec 14, 2020

    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.

  • Florida Poly announces state's first undergraduate Health Systems Engineering concentration

    Dec 1, 2020

    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.

  • Florida Poly builds first pipeline to elite US Navy officer program

    Nov 24, 2020

    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.