News

  • Statement on recent events in Washington, D.C.

    Jan 7, 2021

    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.

  • Professor's research featured in WHO COVID-19 database

    Jan 5, 2021

    Dr. Ajeet Kaushik, assistant professor of chemistry at Florida Polytechnic University, joined scientists around the world in shifting his attention in 2020 toward addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 2020 Florida Poly look back

    Dec 18, 2020

    In the face of a pandemic that challenged the way the world operates, Florida Polytechnic University worked throughout 2020 to support students, improve academic opportunities, and help the surrounding community. Among the events that stood out in an unprecedented year were national recognitions, new programs, and advances in innovation.

  • Phoenix earns national archery ranking and advances Olympic goals

    Dec 17, 2020

    Florida Polytechnic University junior Bruce Hicks has taken a giant step toward achieving his goal of representing the United States in the 2024 Olympic Games in archery.

  • Rashid listed among top 2% of world's leading scientists

    Dec 17, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Muhammad Rashid has been listed among the top 2% of scientists in a global list compiled by Stanford University. At number 617, Rashid was ranked in the top 1% of the 87,611 scientists in his field of electronics and electrical engineering in the study.

  • COVID-19-inspired app to help patients communicate through gaze tracking

    Dec 16, 2020

    As the number of intubated COVID-19 patients began increasing across the country this spring, an employee at Lakeland Regional Health whose family member was ill with the disease realized there was a need to make communication easier between these patients and the medical professionals caring for them.

  • Annual Florida Poly toy drive brings cheer to Lakeland pediatric patients

    Dec 14, 2020

    The holiday season will be a little brighter for pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center. The Florida Polytechnic University community once again rallied behind an effort of the University's Police Department to donate toys to children who are hospitalized and may need some extra cheer.

  • Florida Poly cements partnership with prestigious Brazilian university

    Dec 7, 2020

    A new agreement between Florida Polytechnic University and the prestigious Centro Universitário Facens in Brazil promises to help both institutions expand their work and advance technological and economic success.

  • Florida Poly named top 5 tech university in the South

    Dec 4, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University has been named one of the five best universities in the Southern states for tech students by Deep South Magazine.

  • Florida Poly announces state's first undergraduate Health Systems Engineering concentration

    Dec 1, 2020

    Students with a love of STEM and an interest in health care can prepare for a career that prioritizes both with Florida Polytechnic University's new Health Systems Engineering (HSE) program.