In the three years since Christopher Krenek '18 graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Florida Polytechnic University, he has become an accomplished process engineer and manages a team of 20 at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies in Saint Augustine, Florida.
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.
When Peter Moran '18 joined the Navy in 2019, his thoughts were of his grandfather who served in the Marine Corps during World War II.
A bachelor's degree from Florida Polytechnic University positions students to succeed in many of today's fastest-growing fields. However, many students have dreams that only a master's degree or a Ph.D. can help them achieve.
When the COVID-19 crisis began, Sam Trappen '18 knew his work helping ensure the health of medically fragile patients was going to be more critical than ever.
Although Andre Ripley '19 only graduated from Florida Polytechnic University a year ago, he has already launched three growing companies and landed a $1 million annual partnership with Facebook.
When the emergence of COVID-19 led to overnight changes in the restaurant industry, Florida Polytechnic University alum Matthew Giallourakis and his family sprang into action.
The work Bryan Urias '20 does as an information security analyst for tech start-up JustProtect is the culmination of years of dedication and hard work. And he couldn't be happier.
One of the first times Daniel Rentfro laid his hands on a computer was when he was only 4 years old. The preschooler sat with his father in their Clearfield, Utah home, opening the case to a contraption that would change his life.
For a long time, Joshua Santos '20 listened to everyone else while trying to achieve the goals others had for him. As a consequence, after three years struggling to complete an engineering degree at a larger state university, his effort fell short. His passion for aerospace ran dry.