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  • Alum thrives as Microsoft software engineer

    Jan 5, 2024

    Phelippe Souza-Herod '21 is rocketing toward his professional goals as a software engineer at Microsoft in Atlanta, Georgia. The computer engineering graduate has found success in the dynamic world of technology, working with Microsoft's Azure division.

  • Alum works on autonomous vehicle technology at NVIDIA

    Jul 13, 2023

    Mihir Lad '22 is living out his dream of working on autonomous vehicle (AV) technology as a part of the fleet engineering team at NVIDIA, a leader in AI and accelerated computing, based in Santa Clara, California.

  • Alum's dream career in aerospace blasts off

    Jun 20, 2023

    From the time Austin Adams '22 was a child, thoughts of humans making discoveries and charting new paths in space captivated his imagination.

  • Alum thrives in engineering career with global manufacturing services company Jabil

    May 24, 2023

    Sinead Fernandes '19, '21 is forging a successful path as a test development engineer at Jabil, a global manufacturing services company headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, and one of the largest companies in the Tampa Bay area.

  • The face behind the Phoenix - meet Florida Poly's first mascot

    May 8, 2023

    When Solaris, Florida Polytechnic University's life-size Phoenix mascot, was unveiled in the fall of 2020, one of the biggest questions on campus was who was the lucky student who got to wear the vibrant purple suit?

  • Florida Poly celebrates STEM grads at 2023 commencement

    May 7, 2023

    Florida Polytechnic University celebrated the graduation of more than 200 bachelor's and master's degree candidates on Sunday, May 7, at its 2023 commencement ceremony.

  • Q&A: Computer science grad to fulfill beloved promise at graduation

    May 3, 2023

    Mykell Spencer '23 was a collector of friends and experiences during his four years at Florida Polytechnic University. He will receive his bachelor's degree in computer science with a concentration in game development and simulation on May 7. During his time at Florida Poly, he was involved in many campus activities, including serving as chief justice of the Student Government Association, Presidential Ambassador, orientation leader, and vice president and president of the Mu Omega Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) academic honor society.

  • Q&A: Business analytics grad ready to launch into high-tech career

    Apr 28, 2023

    Adriana Pinto '23 will receive her bachelor's degree in business analytics with a concentration in intelligent mobility on Sunday, May 7. The student from Irvine, California, worked as an admissions ambassador during her time at Florida Poly. She is excited to put her education to work after graduation as a technology consultant for global consulting firm Protiviti in New York City.

  • Q&A: Master's grad reflects on making his mark at Florida Poly

    Apr 18, 2023

    Jake Greenberg '22, '23 is thrilled to walk across the stage and receive his master's degree in engineering management at Florida Polytechnic University just one year after earning his bachelor's degree in data science with a concentration in big data analytics at the University. During his time as a student, Greenberg was chair and vice chair of Florida PolyCon, treasurer for the Student Government Association, president, vice president, and treasurer of the Rhythm Game Club, and a member of the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society (IEOM). Florida Poly's commencement is May 7.

  • Q&A: Phoenix proud to be one of Florida Poly's first applied mathematics grads

    Apr 12, 2023

    David Schindler '23 is excited to receive his bachelor's degree in applied mathematics with a concentration in data science from Florida Polytechnic University on May 7. Schindler, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was part of the Campus Activity Board and Math Club, and also worked for the Office of Residential Life during his time at the University. He is a graduate of George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science in Philadelphia and is looking forward to starting his high-tech career.