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  • Scholarship helps Florida Poly freshman forge a path toward success

    Sep 1, 2020

    When it came time for freshman Nelson Suárez to choose a university, he was drawn to Florida Polytechnic University because of its strong computer science program, its innovative spirit, and the feeling that he mattered.

  • Data science student creates nanoHUB tool to enhance remote education

    Aug 27, 2020

    Cindy Nguyen, a senior data science student at Florida Polytechnic University, recently completed an Undergraduate Research Experience (URE) with the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) at Purdue University. As part of the URE program, she developed an interactive learning tool for scientific computing and data analysis applications in science and engineering.

  • New Office of Diversity and Inclusion expands support for minorities on campus

    Aug 25, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University is starting the academic year with a strong commitment to an environment of respect, support, and adequate representation of minorities on campus. The University created the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to play a critical role in supporting students and employees of all races, ethnicities, genders, faiths, sexual orientations, and cultural backgrounds.

  • Hybrid Club Row helps students connect and get involved

    Aug 24, 2020

    One of the cornerstones of the University experience is involvement in student clubs and organizations. Club Row, an event that connects students with these academic and recreational groups each semester, kicks off on Aug. 24 with both virtual and in-person environments.

  • Presidential Ambassadors adapt, take flight for new academic year

    Aug 21, 2020

    As Florida Polytechnic University starts the fall 2020 semester under new guidelines and safety measures due to COVID-19, a group of 12 students is adapting to the changes and ready to take flight as campus leaders.

  • Purple Fire Weekends welcome students back to campus

    Aug 20, 2020

    Purple Fire Week has become one of Florida Polytechnic University's most beloved traditions. And although the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the event to embrace some changes this year, it is back and bigger than ever.

  • Student body president gears up for busy and unusual academic year

    Aug 19, 2020

    As students return to campus for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year, Connor Coddington is getting ready to tackle far more than a busy course schedule.

  • Move-in begins at Florida Poly with new COVID-19 precautions

    Aug 18, 2020

    Juan Forero pulled into the Florida Polytechnic University campus on Aug. 17 eager to settle into his residence hall room and get started on his senior year.

  • Florida Poly's incoming class grows despite unprecedented times

    Aug 17, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University is ready to begin the new academic year with gains in both quantity and quality of its incoming class, despite unprecedented challenges caused by COVID-19 and the economic downturn.

  • Student life returns with all eyes on COVID-19 prevention

    Aug 14, 2020

    As students arrive on campus for the start of the fall semester, they will be able to enjoy Florida Polytechnic University's campus facilities and services - with a few changes to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.