Dr. Randy K. Avent, president of Florida Polytechnic University, has been recognized as one of Florida's most influential business leaders for the third consecutive year by Florida Trend magazine. The publication released its annual Florida 500 list on Monday, Oct. 4, highlighting the state's top leaders in several economic sectors.
Thick Florida wildland with steep, muddy slopes and rough, rocky terrain is the perfect setting for Dr. Randy K. Avent to strap on his helmet and indulge in his lifelong passion.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Dr. Randy K. Avent, president of Florida Polytechnic University, has been selected as a correspondent academician to the Royal European Academy of Doctors. He will travel to Barcelona, Spain, this fall for an inauguration ceremony, during which he will deliver an inaugural address.
Yesterday's chaotic events at the US Capitol were unequivocally wrong and do not represent our country's fundamental role as a civilized and educated society. Florida Polytechnic University supports the democratic expression of all freedoms, but the conduct we all witnessed was deplorable.
A virtual forum designed to elicit honest opinions about race and diversity both nationally and within the Florida Polytechnic University community drew more than 100 attendees on Wednesday, June 17.