Category: Florida Tech

PREVIEW: Florida Tech Panthers Host No. 8 Valdosta State For Homecoming Today At 1 p.m.

Florida Tech (5-1, 2-1 GSC) hosts undefeated No. 8/9 Valdosta State (6-0, 4-0 GSC) on Saturday, Oct. 13, for what should be a highly-contested Homecoming Game at Florida Tech Panther Stadium. Kickoff between the Panthers and Blazers is set for 1 p.m.

African Drum and Dance, Kanga Cloth History on Tap from Funk Center at Florida Tech

The Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts will host an African drumming and dance workshop on Oct. 19 and a Friends of Textiles Lecture Series presentation on the history of kanga cloth Nov. 6 as the Florida Tech museum offers two events in conjunction with its current exhibition, Wandering Spirit: African Wax Prints.

FIT’s ‘Girls in Aviation Day’ Event Set Oct. 13 at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

Young girls interested in aviation and the possibilities of flight are invited to Girls in Aviation Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at F.I.T. Aviation, 801 Harry Goode Way at Orlando Melbourne International Airport.

WATCH HIGHLIGHTS: Florida Tech Comes From Behind to Defeat Mississippi College 31-24 at Panther Stadium

After falling behind by double-digits to Mississippi College (2-3, 0-3 GSC) moments into the third quarter, Florida Tech (5-1, 2-1 GSC) controlled the remainder of the second half and the Panthers walked away with a 31-24 victory in Gulf South Conference action Saturday night at Panther Stadium.

Florida Tech Launching Accelerated Business Programs, Bachelor and MBA in Four Years

Florida Tech’s Bisk College of Business is launching Accelerated Business Programs that will allow participants to finish degrees faster and get into their careers sooner – all while saving up to $55,000 in tuition and overall costs when compared with a standard-paced approach.

Don Platt Named Florida Institute of Technology’s Director of Spaceport Graduate Center

Don Platt, an aerospace entrepreneur, assistant professor and longtime director of the Space Systems Master’s Programs at Florida Tech’s School of Extended Graduate Studies, has been named director of the university’s Spaceport Graduate Center.

Florida Tech’s J.T. Hassell Earns Second Conference Defensive Player of the Week Honors

For the second time this season, Florida Tech football’s J.T. Hassell has been recognized by the Gulf South Conference as the league’s Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the GSC office on Monday. This is the second weekly honor in Hassell’s career.

Florida Tech Class of ‘87 Alumni Vik Verma to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

Vik Verma, who earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at Florida Tech in 1987 on his way to becoming a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur and executive, will receive the Jerome P. Keuper Distinguished Alumni Award at the university’s 60th Anniversary Homecoming Gala Oct. 13.