Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is now bringing online learning to high school students throughout the U.S. and abroad through its new dual enrollment program.
Designed for students in grades 10 to 12, Embry-Riddle’s Dual Enrollment Online program allows youth to earn up to 24 hours of college credit in subjects such as technical report writing, engineering, advanced mathematics and physics.
Dr. Firouz Michael Naderi, Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), will deliver a keynote address titled “Where Did We Come From and Who (or What) Else Might Be Out There?” as the signature public event during Embry-Riddle’s celebration of National Engineers Week, Feb. 23-28, at the Daytona Beach Campus.
Continuing to grow each year, Prescott’s International Festival was open to students, staff and the Prescott community last weekend. Attendees strolled through the festival and sampled foods from 20 countries while being entertained by music and dance performances from cultures around the world.
Sims, who joined the university in 2013, most recently served as chief academic officer overseeing Worldwide’s colleges of aeronautics, arts and sciences and business and online learning. Before joining Embry-Riddle, he spent four years as dean of the College of Technology at Indiana State University.