News

  • Virtual orientation to give new Phoenixes a soaring start

    Jul 2, 2020

    Restrictions on in-person gatherings won't stop incoming freshmen and transfer students from getting to know the Florida Polytechnic University campus and way of life before their first day of classes this fall.

  • Google account executive shares path to success with Florida Poly students

    Jul 1, 2020

    A persistent voice urging Lavendar Phan not to settle pushed her to chart her own course to professional success. Unafraid to pivot and try something new, Phan has gone from governmental consultant to Google account executive in 10 short years, discovering new strengths and passions along the way.

  • Former Saddle Creek CEO named Florida Poly Board of Trustees chair

    Jun 30, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees has a new chair. Trustee Cliff Otto, former CEO of Saddle Creek Logistics Services, has been named chair for a two-year term. Trustee Mark Bostick will serve as vice chair.

  • 6th annual Florida Poly Pi Run goes virtual for July 4 weekend

    Jun 29, 2020

    Florida Polytechnic University students, faculty, and staff are ready for one of the school's most popular traditions, and this time the action goes virtual. The annual Florida Poly Pi Run, which traditionally takes place on March 14 to celebrate the mathematical constant of pi, was delayed as COVID-19 forced the cancellation of on-campus events this spring.

  • New Phoenix rises into existence at Florida Poly

    Jun 26, 2020

    A bolder, more energized Florida Polytechnic University Phoenix was unveiled on June 26, culminating a thoughtful design process that incorporated student opinions and guidance.

  • Internship fuels student's passion for engineering

    Jun 25, 2020

    Senior Alan Longfellow is spending the summer gaining valuable real-world research experience that will help fuel his aerospace dreams.

  • Compliance assessment for CFA law enforcement accreditation

    Jun 24, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - The Florida Polytechnic University Police Department is scheduled for a compliance assessment as part of an effort to achieve law enforcement accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards administered by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA).

  • University ready to restart vibrant campus life

    Jun 23, 2020

    ORLANDO, Fla. - On Tuesday, the Florida Board of Governors approved Florida Polytechnic University's plan for resuming its on-campus operations in the fall.

  • Alum entrepreneur shares $1m success story with Florida Poly community

    Jun 22, 2020

    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.

  • Update for Students on Fall 2020 Plans

    Jun 19, 2020

    The Florida Poly Blueprint for Returning to Campus was delivered to all students last week. This message provides some key summary details.