Student Stories

5 Reasons Why I Chose Florida Tech

5 Reasons Why I Chose Florida Tech

For all of you prospective students out there, I know picking a college to attend can be extremely overwhelming and stressful. I still didn’t know where I wanted to go by the time I reached the [...]

Applying Lessons Learned in Marketing Classes

Applying Lessons Learned in Marketing Classes

One of the joys of going to college is gaining knowledge in matters that you can actually apply to your desired field. In my case, the past two years I’ve learned a great deal in the [...]

Stress—Do’s and Don’ts

Stress—Do’s and Don’ts

We’ve all been there — “I have four exams, a quiz and two homework assignments due this week!” The list of things to study, assignments to complete, and projects/presentations to prepare are always a major conversation [...]

From Sailing to Space to Karate: Clubs at Florida Tech

From Sailing to Space to Karate: Clubs at Florida Tech

 Featured picture: SPS/SEDS members in front of Launch Pad A at the Kennedy Space Center as a part of our Spring 2013 VIP tour. I know trying to juggle classes, homework, labs and work can be [...]

From Sustainable Tourism to Sustainable Living

From Sustainable Tourism to Sustainable Living

Sustainable tourism is not a new brand of thinking regarding tourism and travel, but it is one that is really – finally – starting to take off. I think Jamie Lisse from USA Today describes it [...]

Coping with Loss

Coping with Loss

Death is a difficult subject for many people to discuss. Death is a part of life and should not be ignored; avoiding the topic of grief and death only complicates our everyday lives. During our lives, we [...]

Sky High Opportunities You Don’t Want To Miss

Sky High Opportunities You Don’t Want To Miss

So, what might possibly be better than a career fair for an aviation student to find jobs and internships? That’s easy, it’s an aviation career fair! Every semester, Florida Tech holds a Career Expo that many [...]

Magnetic Fields of Massive Stars

Magnetic Fields of Massive Stars

I am in the physics and space sciences senior seminar class this year, taught by Darin Ragozzine, Ph.D. The class focuses on preparing for graduation and opportunities available afterward for someone with a bachelor’s degree in [...]

Psych Student Profile: Kimberly Crum

Psych Student Profile: Kimberly Crum

Our second student spotlight is Kimberly Crum. She’s a sophomore pursuing a degree in forensic psychology with a side program to receive a Child Psychology Advocacy certificate. A very motivated student who is already actively working [...]

Growth as A Student: Freshman Year to Senior Year

Growth as A Student: Freshman Year to Senior Year

When I first entered Florida Tech as a wide-eyed, bushy-tailed, 17 year-old Freshman, I thought I was the pinnacle of maturity. Here I was, graduated from high school, 1300 miles away from home and living on [...]