News

  • Family, thirst for knowledge drive Phoenix to succeed

    Sep 22, 2021

    With a passion for helping people, a love of figuring out how things work, and a deep interest in medicine, Florida Polytechnic University sophomore Moisés Elías Muñoz Salazar hopes to one day design the world's next lifesaving medical device.

  • Florida Poly wins NSF grant to research durability of 3D-printed jet engine materials

    Sep 21, 2021

    With the advanced technology of today's rockets and jet engines, these powerful devices require metal parts that are stronger than ever. An engineering professor at Florida Polytechnic University has received a National Science Foundation grant to research the durability and longevity of the critical metals now used in these ever-changing machines.

  • Florida Poly Foundation Board welcomes members with finance, governmental expertise

    Sep 15, 2021

    Investment executive Cady Johnson and government relations professional Justin Hollis have joined the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors. Their membership was confirmed unanimously by the Florida Poly Board of Trustees during its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 15.

  • Lifelong love of learning inspires Dr. Sanchez-Arias to help students succeed

    Sep 15, 2021

    Growing up in Cali, Colombia, Dr. Rei Sanchez-Arias was laser focused on succeeding in school and building a successful career in bustling the South American city.

  • Florida Poly debuts as #1 public college in the South in US News ranking

    Sep 13, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University has been ranked the number one public college in the Southern region of the United States by U.S. News and World Report. It is Florida Poly's first appearance on that list.

  • Budding game designer embraces his passion on Video Games Day

    Sep 10, 2021

    Mark Ellis was only in kindergarten when he picked up a Nintendo GameCube controller and discovered a technology that would shape his life. He embraced the world of Lego Star Wars and soon dove headfirst into new and exciting games every chance he could get.

  • Six steps to prepare for the peak of hurricane season

    Sep 7, 2021

    As hurricane season nears its peak on Sept. 10 and the National Hurricane Center continues monitoring potential storm systems in the Atlantic, it's important for everyone at Florida Polytechnic University to make sure they are prepared. September is National Preparedness Month, and the annual campaign encourages all Americans to prepare for disasters and other emergencies through the end of hurricane season on Nov. 30 and beyond.

  • Students find their niche at annual Club Row event

    Sep 2, 2021

    New and returning students explored opportunities to get involved, build connections, and make a difference during the annual Club Row event on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Florida Polytechnic University.

  • Florida Poly gets approval for high-tech research partner on campus

    Sep 1, 2021

    The Florida Board of Governors has given the green light to a public-private partnership between Florida Polytechnic University and Fortune 500 company International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) during its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Florida International University.

  • Chemistry practice wins national award for lab innovation

    Aug 31, 2021

    An effort to shift chemistry lab practices and reduce the amount of hazardous waste produced during the completion of student lab experiments has won Florida Polytechnic University Environmental Health and Safety a national award for innovation.