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Polk County Declares March 14, 2017 “Women in STEM Day”

LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Polytechnic University has received a proclamation from the Polk County Board of County Commissioners designating March 14, 2017 as “Florida Polytechnic University Women in STEM Day.” On that date, the university will host its second annualLEARN MORE

University Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Improve Fog Prediction

LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Polytechnic University Professor Dr. Christina Drake has received a $1.5 million grant from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to study new methods of predicting fog on Florida roadways, helping forecasters better alert travelers of dangerousLEARN MORE

University Joins Top Research Labs With New Equipment

Florida Polytechnic University is now home to a collection of analytical instruments typically found in some of the top research labs in the country. While most of the general public has never heard of an X-ray diffractometer, they’ve certainly seenLEARN MORE

CFDC and Florida Polytechnic University Host Business Partnership Building Event

Lakeland, Fla, Feb. 6, 2017 – The Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce (CCQF) held its first trade mission in Central Florida on Wednesday, Feb. 1, highlighted by a visit to the campus of Florida Polytechnic University in Polk County. Hosted byLEARN MORE

Florida Poly Students Now Eligible to Apply for Federal Student Aid

LAKELAND, Fla. – Students at Florida Polytechnic University are now eligible to apply for Federal Student Aid after the University successfully completed a series of steps required by the US Department of Education. This new designation for Florida Poly meansLEARN MORE

Florida Poly Names Commons Area Inside IST Building After Industry Partner Saddle Creek Logistics Services

LAKELAND, Fla. – Florida Polytechnic University named the commons area inside the Innovation, Science and Technology (IST) Building after Saddle Creek Logistics Services on Monday. Saddle Creek has been an industry partner with Florida Poly since the University opened itsLEARN MORE