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Office of the PresidentT. Dwayne McCay, Ph.D.

President McCay In The News

Oct. 17, 2020: Dr. McCay featured in Florida Today's coverage of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Health Sciences Research Center. He spoke to reporter Bailey Gallion about Florida Tech's bright future:

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/education/2020/10/16/florida-tech-biomedical-engineering-sciences-health-research-center-building-facility/3680696001/


Aug. 21, 2020: Dr. McCay spoke to Florida Today reporter Rick Neale about Florida Tech’s proposed Health Sciences Research Center and how the university’s expanded educational programs will help respond to the growing need for biomedical engineers and medical professionals:

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2020/08/21/covid-19-new-florida-tech-biomedical-research-center-handle-spike-demand/5598662002/


Aug. 10, 2020: Dr. McCay speaks to Steve Wilson at Space Coast Daily TV about Florida Tech’s new partnership with Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine and Steward Health Care:

https://spacecoastdaily.com/2020/08/burrell-college-announces-new-partnership-with-florida-tech-and-steward-health-care/


July 12, 2020: Michel Martin, host of National Public Radio’s flagship news program All Things Considered, spoke to Dr. McCay about the impact of federal regulations on international students:

https://www.npr.org/2020/07/12/890253766/florida-tech-will-suffer-significantly-with-student-visa-changes


May 14, 2020: Dr. McCay was cited in Orlando Sentinel syndicated columnist Mike Bianchi’s column on sports program cuts:

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/coronavirus/os-sp-coronavirus-florida-tech-cutting-football-0515-20200514-k7foa3egtfab7k37ujuyxuhp3a-story.html


Oct 22, 2019: Florida Today interviewed Dr. McCay as part of the newspaper’s coverage of the university’s announcement of a new biomedical research center:

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/education/2019/10/22/florida-tech-build-18-million-state-art-biomedical-facility/4062860002/


Sept. 7, 2019: CNN interviewed Dr. McCay about Florida Tech’s extensive relief efforts for the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian:

https://www.fit.edu/president/bahama-relief/


Aug. 30, 2019: Dr. McCay discussed international students in the Education Dive article, “5 Issues College Leaders Will Confront This Year”:

https://www.educationdive.com/news/5-issues-college-leaders-will-confront-this-year/562057/


July 24, 2019: Dr. McCay’s Indian River Lagoon column later appeared in Space Coast Daily:

https://spacecoastdaily.com/2019/07/florida-tech-president-dwayne-mccay-lagoon-understanding-is-florida-techs-only-interest/


July 14, 2019: Florida Today published a guest column from Dr. McCay on the goals of the university’s Indian River Lagoon research:

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/opinion/2019/07/12/lagoon-understanding-florida-techs-only-interest/1716524001/


April 12, 2019: Launch of Florida Tech’s Commercial Space Studies program is covered by Space Coast Daily, including a video report featuring Dr. McCay:

https://spacecoastdaily.com/2019/04/florida-tech-inaugural-commercial-space-studies-program-announced-at-kennedy-space-center/


Nov. 21, 2018: Comprehensive article in Florida Today marking Florida Tech’s 60th anniversary, as well as a video interview with Dr. McCay:

https://www.floridatoday.com/story/news/2018/11/21/florida-tech-marks-60th-anniversary-humble-beginnings-and-37-donation/1224732002/