Embry-Riddle’s Robotics Association team placed fourth overall at the Maritime RobotX Challenge, which ended Sunday, Oct. 26, in Singapore. After placing third in static judging, the team, which was chosen to represent the United States in the event’s launch ceremony, was in the lead in the finals race when it became snagged on an obstacle’s mooring line.
Representatives of the Citation Jet Pilots (CJP) Association and the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation each awarded $50,000 to fund four Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships to Embry-Riddle students at an event held Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the university’s Daytona Beach Campus.
Two cross-country student athletes from the Prescott Campus, Adrian Castillo and Trent Marlow, were awarded Service Excellence Awards from Chancellor Frank Ayers earlier this month for assisting a visiting athlete when she passed out in the middle of a race.
Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s eight-session free webinar series — which runs until June 9, 2015 — has announced its course schedule. Registration is now available for seven of the remaining sessions, including courses in NextGen technology, unmanned aerial systems and aviation psychology.