• Tech, defense business leaders join Florida Poly Foundation Board

    Jul 11, 2023

    Johnnie Curls, Jr., owner and CEO of Barney's Pumps, and Alen Tomczak, a national director for digital intelligence company Cellebrite, have been named to the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Florida Poly Foundation names Jack Harrell board chair

    Jun 1, 2023

    Longtime Lakeland businessman Jack Harrell III has been appointed chair of the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board of Directors. Harrell has been a member of the board since 2018.

  • Annual STEM awards luncheon celebrates STEM standouts

    Mar 15, 2023

    Three outstanding leaders who are making a big impact on Florida and the world were honored at Florida Polytechnic University Foundation's 2023 Women in STEM Awards on Thursday, March 2. The event was part of annual Women's History Month celebrations.

  • Student entrepreneurs get their shot at Startup Pitch Night

    Feb 14, 2023

    Four teams of Florida Polytechnic University students put their best foot forward at the eMerge Americas and Florida Poly Startup Pitch Night on Monday, Feb. 13.

  • IFF and Florida Poly celebrate construction of state-of-the-art Global Citrus Innovation Center

    Oct 25, 2022

    Today in a ceremonial presentation, IFF (NYSE:IFF) and Florida Polytechnic University laid the foundation for the new Citrus Innovation Center, located on the University's campus in Lakeland, Florida. The nearly 30,000-square-foot, standalone building will support global citrus research and development, and will include sensory and experience venues, research labs, processing, analytical departments, a fully equipped citrus garden and amenities for hosting customers and partners.