Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus pilot/captain Claire Schindler and co-pilot Erica Diels secured a campus-best fourth-place finish overall among 54 teams and beat 16 other university teams to place third in the collegiate division of this year’s women’s Air Race Classic (ARC) that concluded June 26 in Fairhope, Ala. Three teams from Embry-Riddle’s campuses in Prescott, Ariz., and Daytona Beach, Fla., represented the university in the four-day competition for female pilots that began June 22 at Stafford Regional Airport in Fredericksburg, Va.
In a historic show of support for the future of STEM education, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) approved a 2015 budget that includes $3 million in funds for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s public high school partnership program providing in-demand technical skills and free college course credits.
Sixteen high schoolers from various parts of the country attended on Wednesday the Prescott Summer Programs’ Balloon Camp, the most popular of the campus' four engineering summer camps, and participated in a weather balloon launch.
Embry-Riddle can help students and professionals prepare for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification exam with a new boot camp that begins in August. Through use of a live, virtual classroom, students can communicate in real-time with professors and ask questions, share ideas and interact and collaborate with other students around the globe.