WHAT: Florida Polytechnic University will hold its second graduation ceremony on April 28 at 3:30 p.m. inside the Innovation Science and Technology (IST) Building on the Florida Poly campus in Lakeland.
More than 20 graduates, including four students who will finish courses over the summer, will receive degrees in either Innovation and Technology, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology, or Science and Technology Management.
This is Florida Poly’s second graduating class since it opened its doors in August 2014. The first class graduated in January. Currently, the University has more 1,300 students enrolled.
WHO: The graduation ceremony will feature Florida Poly leadership, students, faculty, and staff – with remarks by:
· Florida Poly President Dr. Randy K. Avent
· Florida Poly Board of Trustees Chairman Frank T. Martin
· Florida Poly Provost Dr. Terry Parker
· Commencement speech by Former Member of the Florida House of Representatives Seth McKeel
· Florida Poly Graduate Constanze Knahl
WHEN: Friday, April 28, 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Florida Polytechnic University
4700 Research Way
Second Floor Commons
Lakeland, Fla. 33805-8531
VISUALS: Students, faculty, staff, commencement speakers and guests.
Photos of students receiving diplomas and leadership delivering remarks.
Interview opportunities with University leaders, students and speakers.
MEDIA CONTACT: Crystal L. Lauderdale
Director, Marketing and Communications