News

  • 2019 Florida Poly look back

    Dec 31, 2019

    The Florida Polytechnic University community celebrated many milestones and achievements in 2019. New accreditation, degrees, partnerships, grants, and victories marked 12 successful months in the University's history.

  • Phoenixes fly home for winter break relaxation

    Dec 23, 2019

    Florida Polytechnic University students were eager to begin their winter break from classwork, projects, and testing this December. With plans ranging from quiet nights with family to martial arts training, Phoenixes are making the most of their winter break.

  • Alum's creativity combines art and tech

    Dec 18, 2019

    The marriage of art and technology is shown in vivid detail in the work created by Florida Polytechnic University alumnus Austin Lubetkin '19.

  • Improv comedy troupe finds its quirky niche

    Dec 15, 2019

    The stress of classwork and the rules of everyday life are quickly replaced by zany unpredictability when the Baked Bean Bois settle in to begin their warm-up. The Florida Polytechnic University improv troupe is finding comedic release while building friendships and gaining important life skills.

  • Florida Poly bands together to spread joy to Lakeland pediatric patients

    Dec 14, 2019

    A table overflowing with toy robots, dragons, princess dolls, and building blocks took center stage inside the Wellness Center on Dec. 13 at the culmination of the fourth annual holiday toy drive benefitting pediatric patients at Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center.

  • Winter break campus services and closures

    Dec 13, 2019

    We wish you a very pleasant winter break and holiday season. We look forward to seeing you back on campus on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. The list below outlines the closures and services available at Florida Polytechnic University through the winter break.

  • Florida Poly's FIPR Institute to donate megalodon and other fossils to local schools

    Dec 12, 2019

    BARTOW, Fla. - Children at schools and libraries in Polk and Hillsborough counties soon will be able to uncover real, prehistoric megalodon teeth, whale vertebrae, seashells, and mollusks - all between 5 million and 24 million years old.

  • Florida Poly Foundation Board brings student and alumni to the table

    Dec 11, 2019

    LAKELAND, Fla. - For the first time, students and alumni will have representation on the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors. Travis Hills '19 and senior Ryan Perez are the new members of the Foundation Board after the University's Board of Trustees confirmed the appointments on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

  • Florida Poly becomes an Engineering University of Distinction

    Dec 11, 2019

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University is on a path toward excellence by producing a highly skilled STEM workforce, fostering an innovation economy, and providing a return on investment to the state. This makes it an Engineering University of Distinction.