Florida Polytechnic University

Florida Polytechnic University is a public state university in Lakeland, Florida. It is the newest institution of the State University System of Florida and is the state’s only public polytechnic university. Florida Poly welcomed its inaugural class in August 2014.

Dr. G. Devin Stephenson

Maggie Mariucci
Assistant Vice President,
University Relations

4700 Research Way
Lakeland, FL 33805-8531
(863) 874-8462

“Florida Poly was created with a very specific mission and that is to be a catalyst for economic development in our state. This is why it is extremely important for the university to have a seat at this table and play a key role in our county’s economic growth.”

Maggie Mariucci, Florida Polytechnic University
Florida polytechnic University

In the News

U.S. News’ Best Jobs List Features Many Computer & Health Science Careers

July 15, 2024

Graduates from Polk County Institutions of Higher Education Enhance Talent Pipeline

July 1, 2024

Florida Polytechnic University Selects its Second President

May 1, 2024

Polk County Continues to Attract Talent Companies Need for Success

January 29, 2024

Strong Talent Pipeline One Reason Advanced Manufacturers are Locating in Polk County

October 29, 2023

Advanced Manufacturing has a Permanent Place in Polk County – Here’s Why 

October 24, 2023

CFDC Honors Small, Large Businesses with its Annual Awards, Recaps the Last Year

September 29, 2023

Florida Poly IST

Florida Poly Welcomes International Students to Further the Global Presence in Polk

August 25, 2023

College, Technical School Graduates Fill the Talent Pipeline in Polk County

June 12, 2023

More People + More Companies Locating & Expanding in Polk = Economic Prosperity

May 9, 2023

Florida Poly Ready to Offer Two New Engineering Degrees

April 14, 2023

Graduates in High-Tech Fields Make the most Money Early in Their Careers

March 13, 2023

Florida’s Opportunity as a Space Port is limitless and Polk County is in the Middle of it All

January 30, 2023

Three Polk Colleges Contribute to the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Pipeline

October 27, 2022

Celebrating Growth in Tech-Enabled Manufacturing in Polk County

October 17, 2022

Incoming CFDC Chair will Focus on Infrastructure, Wages, Investor Relationships

October 6, 2022

Florida Poly Opens New Building, Adding Labs and Research Space

August 30, 2022

Indie Atlantic Films, Producing on a Local and Global Scale

June 28, 2022

Innovation and Research Give Polk County a Competitive Edge

June 13, 2022

Companies Working to Hire and Retain the Best IT Talent

June 6, 2022

International Companies Are Finding Polk a Great Place to Do Business

May 31, 2022

College Graduates are Ready to Enter Polk County Workforce

May 25, 2022

Public-Private Partnership at Florida Poly Will Provide New Opportunities

May 19, 2022

Use Case: Suntrax-On Track

May 17, 2022

Growing Supply Chain Industry is Supported by Local Talent Pipeline

May 9, 2022

Saddle Creek Technology Center is Developing New Logistics Ideas

May 3, 2022

Florida Southern Professor Provides Insight on Supply Chain Problems

April 25, 2022

Autonomous Vehicle Conference has Clear Message: Safety First

February 21, 2022

Preparing Roads for Autonomous Vehicles

February 14, 2022

Building and Student Growth Spells 2022 Success for Florida Poly

January 24, 2022

Educational Institutions Prepare Students for Manufacturing Careers

October 29, 2021

Polk County Leaders Honored for Their Work

October 15, 2021

Florida Poly and CFDC Partner on Business Resiliency Series

March 31, 2021

Industry Innovation Expected through Florida Poly’s New Health Systems Engineering Program

December 14, 2020

New Pipeline Program Prepares Florida Poly Students for High-Tech Careers in the Navy

December 3, 2020

Florida Poly Breaks Top 75 on U.S. News List

September 21, 2020

Florida Poly Students Work on Technology for Mars Rovers

December 19, 2019

Florida Poly Professor Hopes to Prevent App Collusion

November 12, 2019

Florida Polytechnic Director Brings Prestige to University, Polk County

August 8, 2019

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