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Florida Poly Celebrates Second Commencement

LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Polytechnic University held its second-ever graduation during a spring commencement ceremony on campus Friday. Twenty-four students, including four who will finish courses over the summer, received degrees in either Innovation and Technology, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,LEARN MORE

Students Win Big at State Competitions

Florida Poly inventions and business plans took home top prizes at recent state competitions. Ten universities from across the state were represented at the Governor’s Cup in Tallahassee from March 30-31. The Governor’s Cup is an entrepreneurial competition hosted byLEARN MORE

Florida Poly students visit State Capitol for “Florida Poly Day”

Nearly 50 Florida Polytechnic University students and leaders filled the Florida State Capitol on Tuesday for “Florida Poly Day.” The annual event focuses on promoting the future of research and innovation at the state’s only university dedicated exclusively to STEMLEARN MORE

Students Present Ways to Cut Emergency Room Wait Time

The wait time in an emergency room can sometimes feel like an eternity, especially if you’re in pain. So what’s the solution? Two Florida Polytechnic University students think they have the answer. It’s called MELP, or Medical Expertise Location andLEARN MORE

Florida Poly Foundation Hosts Second Annual Women in STEM Summit

LAKELAND, Fla. – The Florida Polytechnic University Foundation held its second annual Women in STEM Summit on Tuesday, March 14, at the university’s Innovation, Science and Technology Building, celebrating women who are making their mark in STEM industries and pavingLEARN MORE

Nine Students Earn Recognition at Florida Academy of Sciences

Nine Florida Polytechnic University students took home awards for their presentations at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences (FAS). The annual meeting brings together students and industry professionals from across the state to present their researchLEARN MORE