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Florida Polytechnic University opens in ceremony

 Governor Rick Scott speaks at the Florida Polytechnic University's ribbon-cutting ceremony in Lakeland Saturday August 16, 2014. The event was to officially open the campus and it's main Innovation, Science and Technology Building to the public. The opening ceremony provided guest with refreshments, a tour of the Innovation, Science and Technology Building, and  included speakers from Florida Polytechnic University COO Ava L. Parker, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Representative Seth McKeel and Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava. Classes at the university will begin next Monday.

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Governor Rick Scott speaks at the Florida Polytechnic University's ribbon-cutting ceremony in Lakeland Saturday August 16, 2014. The event was to officially open the campus and it's main Innovation, Science and Technology Building to the public. The opening ceremony provided guest with refreshments, a tour of the Innovation, Science and Technology Building, and included speakers from Florida Polytechnic University COO Ava L. Parker, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Representative Seth McKeel and Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava. Classes at the university will begin next Monday.

DEMETRIUS FREEMAN | Times

Gov. Rick Scott speaks at Florida Polytechnic University's ribbon-cutting ceremony in Lakeland on Saturday. The event officially opened the campus and its main Innovation, Science and Technology Building to the public. The opening ceremony provided guests with refreshments and a tour of the building, and it featured speakers such as the school's chief operating officer, Ava L. Parker, Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Rep. Seth McKeel and architect Santiago Calatrava. The university, the newest member of the Florida State University System, will include two colleges and offer six degrees. Classes at the university will begin Aug. 25.

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