Purple Fire Week has become one of Florida Polytechnic University's most beloved traditions. And although the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the event to embrace some changes this year, it is back and bigger than ever.
As students return to campus for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, Connor Coddington is getting ready to tackle far more than a busy course schedule.
Juan Forero pulled into the Florida Polytechnic University campus on Aug. 17 eager to settle into his residence hall room and get started on his senior year.
As students arrive on campus for the start of the fall semester, they will be able to enjoy Florida Polytechnic University's campus facilities and services - with a few changes to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
Student health is a critical priority, particularly as the novel coronavirus continues making its way through our communities. Florida Polytechnic University has created an all-new respiratory clinic for the University community and extended the hours of its existing student Health Clinic.
When students return to Florida Polytechnic University for classes on Aug. 20, they'll find that the campus has been transformed into an environment that prioritizes physical distancing and other COVID-19 prevention best practices, without sacrificing the rich university experience.
When Blake Cervone was only an eighth-grader in Davie, Florida, he decided a future in engineering was the right path for him.
The clean rainwater that seeps into the mountains of trash at Florida's landfills mixes with liquids in the waste and absorbs chemicals, toxins, and organic materials before exiting as leachate that can potentially pollute waterways.
When disaster strikes, critical facilities like hospitals, police stations, and military bases can't afford to be without power for long.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Combat Robotics Division of Florida Polytechnic University's Purple Fire Robotics club is ready for a challenge unlike any it has ever faced.