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Dec 4, 2013 at 2:50 AM

Lakeland, Florida -- Today is your first chance to set foot onto the campus of the Tampa Bay Area's newest university.

10 News will be part of a hard hat tour of Florida Polytechnic University on Wednesday morning.

The...
Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Dec 3, 2013 at 4:50 PM

Lakeland, Florida-- Prospective Florida Polytechnic University students and their families have an opportunity to preview the campus under construction, and learn more about the school as a part of Florida Poly's Purple Hard Hat...
Oct 28, 2013 at 1:49 PM

LAKELAND, Florida - Representatives from Florida Polytechnic University met with key Department of Defense (DoD) research leaders last week to establish relationships and discuss potential opportunities for Florida Poly to contribute to future...
Oct 21, 2013 at 8:02 AM

A concept that would have helped Florida Polytechnic University build its first dorm at little-to-no cost has been revived, according to the Tampa Tribune.

The state's newest university has no students yet and few structures on its...
Aug 26, 2013 at 5:05 PM

ORLANDO, Florida -- The University's Board of Trustees voted Monday to approve the scholarship program for the 2014 class and will consider extending the program for additional classes.

Incoming full-time undergraduate students to the...
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Aug 5, 2013 at 6:26 PM

LAKELAND, Florida - The Florida Polytechnic Board of Trustees has lost a member before the university even opened.

Joseph Caruncho, 54, was a Gov. Rick Scott appointee to the BOT, but resigned after missing a number of meetings. ...
Jun 27, 2013 at 8:41 AM

Lakeland, Florida - The leaders of Florida Polytechnic University (FPU) have taken the next steps forward in preparing for its first class. As a work plan and recruiting plans come together, so is the vision for the initial tuition cost:...
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Jun 14, 2013 at 9:23 AM

Lakeland, Florida -- Florida Polytechnic University has named its first faculty member.

Robert I. MacCuspie, Ph.D., a research chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, comes with more than seven years of...
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Jun 10, 2013 at 4:32 PM

The Florida Board of Governors (BOG) approved a recommendation by its Nominating and Development Committee to reappoint five members of Florida Polytechnic University's charter Board of Trustees in a conference call Monday afternoon....
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
May 7, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Lakeland, Florida - The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees approved several key recommendations Tuesday that will impact faculty and student recruitment.

Based on the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the...
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Apr 26, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Tallahassee, Florida - Frantic lobbying and friends in the right places have helped fledgling Florida Polytechnic University (FPU) steer clear of some potential hazards in the Capital.

As the 2013 legislative session nears its end,...
Apr 3, 2013 at 4:58 PM

LAKELAND, Fla. - The leaders who inherited a difficult situation at Florida Polytechnic University made it clear they wanted to move past the political turmoil that surrounded the institution's creation.

But another controversial new...
Apr 1, 2013 at 9:13 AM

TAMPA BAY, Florida - As part of the ongoing coverage of Florida Polytechnic University's creation, 10 News reached out to all eight members of the Polk County legislative delegation for their opinions on the institution's future.

Last...
Mar 29, 2013 at 5:56 PM

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida -- Florida Polytechnic University's trustees chairman, Robert Gidel, and Chief Operating Officer, Ava Parker updated the state's Board of Governors Thursday on progress at Florida's 12th university.

Among the...
Bartow, Winter Haven-Lake Wales, Lakeland
Mar 29, 2013 at 8:58 AM

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- On the heels of a 10 News Investigation into Florida Polytechnic's struggles to meet promises made by JD Alexander and new budget turmoil developing in the Capital, the Tampa Bay Times editorial board is calling for an...