News

  • Financial aid opens doors of opportunity to hundreds of Florida Poly students

    Feb 26, 2021

    While a student at Tampa Bay Technical High School, Maricelly Nascimento knew she'd need extra financial help to make her academic dreams become a reality.

  • Trustee inspired to improve equity among all students

    Feb 26, 2021

    Honoring the experiences of those who came before her, Florida Polytechnic University Trustee Lyn Stanfield is driven to make an impact for underrepresented groups. From her service in the community to her role as an Inclusion and Diversity leader at Apple, Stanfield feels strongly that she has "a charge to keep."

  • Strong campus involvement drives student to success

    Feb 23, 2021

    As Florida Polytechnic University senior Antonio Hendricks aspires toward a future in innovative technologies and engineering, particularly surgical robotics, he grabs hold of every educational opportunity that comes his way. He is active on campus and strives to improve the University experience for his fellow students.

  • Ready to grow: Florida Poly recruiting dozens of faculty

    Feb 22, 2021

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University, the only state university dedicated entirely to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), is poised for unprecedented growth as it seeks to add 25 new faculty members for the fall 2021 semester.

  • Phoenix Lacrosse shines in inaugural season opener

    Feb 22, 2021

    The Phoenix Lacrosse Team took the field for the first time on Friday, Feb. 19, in a Purple and White exhibition game. The spirited event drew a crowd of more than 100 Florida Polytechnic University students and other supporters eager to cheer on the student athletes in their debut game despite the cold, rainy weather.

  • Students share high-tech project experience with future collegians

    Feb 16, 2021

    Middle and high school students at dozens of schools across the state learned about the culture of hands-on, high-tech learning at Florida Poly University on Thursday, Feb. 11.

  • New partnership with FSC to provide 4+1 MBA opportunities to Florida Poly grads

    Feb 15, 2021

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University and Florida Southern College announced today an exclusive public-private partnership that will allow Florida Poly students to earn a STEM bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Southern in five years or less.

  • Florida Poly celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    Feb 12, 2021

    The possibilities for girls and women who choose to pursue careers in science were on full display on Thursday, Feb. 11, at a daylong virtual event celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science at Florida Polytechnic University.

  • Phoenix committed to education and giving back

    Feb 12, 2021

    When Cedriss Saint-Louis receives his master's degree in computer science this spring, he will be taking a major step toward fulfilling his personal goals and living up to his family's ambitions.

  • Students design next generation of high-tech, sentimental jewelry

    Feb 11, 2021

    For centuries, lockets have allowed people to keep precious memories close to their hearts. A team of Florida Polytechnic University capstone students is modernizing the traditional sentimental accessory, infusing it with advanced technology and limitless possibilities.