Student Stories

Aviation Planning and Professor Fin Bonset

Aviation Planning and Professor Fin Bonset

My passion for design originates from high school when I took my first technology classes. Classes like AutoCAD and architecture allowed my imagination and creativity to come alive. As an aviation management student, there was one [...]

Why Physics?

Why Physics?

In high school, I was having a hard time figuring out which branch of science I wanted to go down: biology or physics? Biology would be cool, particularly biotechnology and genetics, because I could learn about [...]

An Engineer’s Best & Worst Nightmare: Senior Design

An Engineer’s Best & Worst Nightmare: Senior Design

What happens when you give a group of last-year engineering students a minimal budget, nine months and an innovative, brand new engineering concept to be executed? Senior design, that’s what. If you decide to major in [...]

Hop on the FastTrack to Graduate School

Hop on the FastTrack to Graduate School

Not only did I just earn my Bachelor of Science in Aviation Management, but I also got a head start in graduate school while doing it. There are numerous awesome academic opportunities at Florida Tech, and [...]

Congratulations, Blogger Graduates!

In May, many of our student bloggers graduated from Florida Tech. We wish them all the best as they pursue their dreams! Christy Draghetti B.S. Marine Biology, ’14   In Christy’s blog, she wrote about the [...]

Post-Grad Extravaganza

Post-Grad Extravaganza

Throughout the last four years, I thought I was working so hard to earn a piece of paper. Fortunately, that was not the only thing I was working for. A few months before my college graduation, [...]

The Perks of Being Busy

The Perks of Being Busy

As a student at Florida Tech, you’ll be extremely busy. You’ll have labs and homework. You’ll probably be involved in many clubs and organizations. Perhaps you’ll be in a fraternity or a sorority, or perhaps you’ll [...]

Flying High in Aviation: Interview with Alumnus Dakota Meyer

Flying High in Aviation: Interview with Alumnus Dakota Meyer

  Dakota Meyer graduated from Florida Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management with Flight. Here is an interview about his career, Florida Tech memories and more!   Where have you worked since [...]

What Does a Crab Look Like Throughout Development?

What Does a Crab Look Like Throughout Development?

The stone crab fishery is very important in Florida, contributing close to $25 million a year to local economies. It is considered a renewable fishery because adult crabs are harvested only for their claws. Fishermen remove [...]

How to Network in a Professional Setting

How to Network in a Professional Setting

A group of us at Florida Tech had the opportunity to attend the Southeastern Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics this past semester. Similar conferences were held nation-wide the same weekend, and all of us were [...]