Author: Adam Lowenstein, Florida Tech News Bureau

Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center Receives New Small Business, Urban Development Grants

As the resurgent COVID pandemic rattles the economy once again, Florida Tech’s weVENTURE Women’s Business Center has received two doses of federal funding that will help it assist more small businesses in their time of need. […]

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Florida Tech’s Family Learning Program Marks 30 Years of Community Service

A Florida Tech program offering psychological services to children and families who have experienced sexual abuse that also provides graduate students powerful, hands-on educational opportunities in clinical training and evidence-based treatment is marking a milestone this year: 30 years of service. […]

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Florida Tech Forensic Psychology Major Francis Hidalgo Flores Wins Prestigious CIC/UPS Scholarship

Francis Hidalgo Flores, a sophomore majoring in forensic psychology, has been selected to receive a $3,200 CIC/UPS Scholarship provided by the Florida Independent College Fund and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges. […]

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Florida Tech Aerospace Engineering Student Elise Medhus Excited About Electric Plane’s Impact on Future of Aviation

A little airplane may have an outsized impact on Elise Medhus’s future. The cozy, two-seat Pipistrel Velis Electro was acquired by Florida Tech this year, making the university the first in the nation to own and fly an electric plane. […]

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Florida Tech to Name College of Aeronautics Classroom in Honor of Flight Instructor Michael Demchak

Florida Tech Board of Trustees member Bobbie Dyer has made a $50,000 commitment and established provisions in her estate for a permanent endowment for Florida Tech to name a College of Aeronautics classroom in honor of Michael Demchak, a former associate professor and flight instructor at Florida Tech. […]

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Florida Tech Cybersecurity Professor TJ O’Connor Named Head Coach for US Cyber Games

TJ O’Connor, the cybersecurity researcher and assistant professor who leads Florida Tech’s cybersecurity program, has been named head coach of the first-ever US Cyber Games team. […]

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Florida Tech Seniors Brian Murphy, Brooke Hursh Named 2021 Astronaut Scholars

Florida Tech seniors Brian Murphy and Brooke Hursh have been named 2021 Astronaut Scholars, the prestigious recognition from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation that signifies they are among the best and brightest STEM students in the country. […]

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Florida Tech Summer Commencement Included Students From 35 Countries, 37 U.S. States

Hundreds of Florida Tech students crossed the stage at the Charles and Ruth Clemente Center Saturday as Florida Tech held its summer commencement. […]

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Florida Tech Honors Aerospace Engineer Major Andy Traficante as 2021 Farmer Scholar

With his pilot’s license earned and a clear vision for a future career in aerospace engineering, Andy Traficante is coming to Florida Tech in the fall as the 2021 Farmer Scholar, the university announced today. […]

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