When Greg Willard '20 took a high school job packing and bagging grocery items at Publix Super Markets, he never imagined his time with the company would evolve from the supermarket floor to its website's technological infrastructure.
Embarc Collective, a Tampa Bay education nonprofit that helps startup businesses build scalable, successful companies, opened its doors to Florida Polytechnic University students recently and offered them a peek at the possibilities for those considering an entrepreneurial future.
Four women who have made an indelible impact on Florida Polytechnic University were honored at the University's 2021 Women in STEM Awards on Thursday, March 25.
LAKELAND, Fla. - An entrepreneurial team of Florida Polytechnic University students earned funding for their development of an innovative gesture-control device for electric longboards at the 2021 Catapult LAUNCH Pitch Night in Lakeland.
In business, it's important to know whether potential partners have hidden risks that could one day affect either company's operations. A team of Florida Polytechnic University senior capstone design students are developing a tool to assess this risk and help companies make more informed decisions.
When Elise Araiza arrived at Florida Polytechnic University in fall 2018, the mechanical engineering major sought out people and organizations with likeminded goals and a desire to support one another.
When Florida Polytechnic University senior Stacie Akinyi was a student at boarding school in her native Kenya, she started a side hustle selling snacks and sundries to her peers. She soon discovered she had a knack for entrepreneurship that she couldn't ignore.
When female students begin pursing a mechanical engineering degree at Florida Polytechnic University, they can quickly see the world of opportunities available to women in the male-dominated field.
In the three years since Christopher Krenek '18 graduated with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Florida Polytechnic University, he has become an accomplished process engineer and manages a team of 20 at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies in Saint Augustine, Florida.
Growing up, Florida Polytechnic University junior Lillian Frometa was fascinated by her electrician father's projects around their Miami home.