Born and raised in a Cuban American family, the values of hard work, courage, and dedication are an integral part of sophomore Ani Unzueta's heritage. She also inherited a profound thirst to succeed that carries her every day through the Florida Polytechnic University campus.
As a first-generation American, Florida Polytechnic University alumna Jamie Blanco '18 is driven to excel in every aspect of her life. It's a motivation to succeed inspired by her parents.
With a passion for helping people, a love of figuring out how things work, and a deep interest in medicine, Florida Polytechnic University sophomore Moisés Elías Muñoz Salazar hopes to one day design the world's next lifesaving medical device.
Growing up in Cali, Colombia, Dr. Rei Sanchez-Arias was laser focused on succeeding in school and building a successful career in bustling the South American city.
Vicente Ramos was only 3 when his parents decided to leave everything behind in Mexico in pursuit of better opportunities in the United States. Now, almost 30 years later, he is less than a year away from earning a high-demand degree in computer science from Florida Polytechnic University. His future is bright.
Dr. Edwar Romero-Ramirez knows his successes and his very presence as a faculty member at Florida Polytechnic University can affect the future of Hispanic students at the institution.
The Latin American Studies Association (LASA) at Florida Polytechnic University creates an environment where students with Latin American ancestry or curiosity can gather for friendship and connection to Hispanic cultures, traditions, and fun.