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.
Editor's note: This story is part of a series of feature stories that highlight diversity on Florida Poly's campus and celebrate Women's History Month. The desire to be part of something bold and new drove Lindsey Schwemmin '18 to join Florida Polytechnic University as part of its inaugural class of students in 2014.
As metropolitan areas continue transitioning to the "smart cities" of tomorrow, Florida Polytechnic University alum Mitchell Mefford '18 is working with community and industry leaders to help ensure their organizations are wise when it comes to energy.
Florida Polytechnic University alumnus Dieff Vital '17 has dedicated his educational career to ensuring poor and underserved communities can access the care and services they need to thrive.
For Andre Ripley '19, Facebook provides much more than a way to stay connected to friends and family.