Embry-Riddle Prescott’s Parents’ Association has been recognized as the Best Institutional Initiative for a Small College or University by the Association of Higher Education Parent/Family Program Professionals during the AHEPPP Conference held Nov. 13 – 15. This honor recognizes ERAU and its professionals in the field of parent and family programs who have developed and implemented an innovative and creative program, resulting in improved activities, services, and communication for and with parents of undergraduate students.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide’s Europe-Berlin campus celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Nov. 3, with students, staff, faculty, alumni, and leadership representatives gathering to recognize its successes, but also look forward to further educate and innovate the aviation industry there.
Legendary CBS newsman and former moderator of "Face the Nation" Bob Schieffer will discuss the changing way Americans get their news and the last presidential election, which he covers in his new book, "Overload."
Speaker Series Director Marc Bernier will interview Schieffer, followed by Q&A from the audience and book signing. The event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Willie Miller Auditorium on Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. Seating will become available beginning at 6 p.m.
For more information on the SpeakER Series, visit erau.edu/administration/speaker-series/.
Senior student Albert Ma, under the faculty supervision of Dr. Leo Murphy, took home first place in the University Aviation Association’s (UAA) 2017 Post Contest, with his submission titled “Role of Pilot Error and Crew Resource Management in Runway Excursion Accidents involving Part 121 Operators.
Ma is an Aeronautical Science major, set to graduate in May 2018. He is currently studying abroad for the fall semester at the University of Leeds, in the United Kingdom. Also a member of the PSA Airlines Cadet Program, he will be instructing at ERAU for about a year after graduation before moving on to regionals.
See the full list of winners.
Interested in competing in next year’s Poster Contest? Submissions are due May 31, 2018. Read the criteria.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide College of Business faculty member Dr. Tracey Richardson was recently featured in a PMI Global Accreditation question-and-answer story on project management.
"(Our Master of Science in Project Management program) provides the opportunity for working professionals to gain masters level knowledge and experience in planning and executing complex projects," Richardson said. "Working within a variety of organizational contexts, this program enables graduates to undertake increasing roles in the leadership and management of projects within corporations as well as across corporate, cultural, and international boundaries."
Read the full article.
Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh was interviewed on Southwest Florida International Airport attracting a new tenant for its Skyplex commercial park, in a News-Press story titled "RSW Airport's North Side Attracts Developer, Longtime Chicago-O'Hare Construction Czar."