The 28th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR), the longest-running and most established measure of airline quality, will be announced on April 9. AQR researchers use a combination of performance-based data that allows comparison of the actual performance of airlines with the public perception of airline quality.
Embry-Riddle Worldwide faculty, staff, students and graduates recently took part in a world record-breaking unmanned aerial package delivery destined to make future drone delivery a reality.
Faculty and student research and other historical university publications are in high demand around the world as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s digital repository recently reached 1 million downloads.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment that underscores the value of Scholarly Commons to our education and research programs across the entire university,” said Dr. Michael P. Hickey, university dean of research and graduate studies at Embry-Riddle. “The library staff have done an outstanding job supporting this endeavor.”
At Embry-Riddle’s track and field facility, you’ll usually see our talented women’s and men’s teams training for their next meet. Both teams are having a great year, with the women’s team ranked No. 1 and the men’s team ranked No. 4 in the NCAA II South Region. But this week they are also sharing the track with Olympic athletes from Canada who are here training on our world-class track.
Join us at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9 for Lift, Off the Page: The Commercial Space Race. This lively panel discussion, moderated by Marc Bernier, director of Embry-Riddle's Speaker Series, will be held at the Capt. Willie Miller Instructional Center Auditorium at Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach Campus. The event will also be live streamed. Lift, Off the Page expands upon a topic in Lift, the Embry-Riddle alumni magazine, in a live forum. It's an opportunity for Lift readers and the general public to explore a topic of national and/or global interest through an interactive discussion with Embry-Riddle faculty and alumni subject matter experts. Register to attend in person or online at https://alumni.erau.edu/LiftTalks.
The Embry-Riddle Eagles Ice hockey team won the East Florida Collegiate Hockey Conference (EFCHC) championship’s Sodexo Cup for the second year in a row earlier this month, at the Daytona Ice Arena in South Daytona, Fla. Embry-Riddle defeated the Florida Institute of Technology in the semi-final round 10-1 on the first night of play.
The Eagles dominated the game with 68 shots on goal. Spencer Kuhlman led the team with one goal and four assists. Kyle Usiak earned four assists and Ryan Marks scored two goals. Embry-Riddle goaltenders Nico Prulhiere and Bobby Elisha spilt the goaltending duties, stopping 13 of 14 total shots.
On the second night of play, the Eagles faced Flagler College in the EFCHC championship game. The Eagles came out flying, scoring four goals in the first period. They followed it up with three more goals, winning by a final score of 7-0. Spencer Kuhlman led the team in scoring for the second night in a row, with four goals and one assist.
Eagles captain Brendan Barger had t goals and an assist, and senior Alex Caligiuri scored a goal in his final game as an Eagle. The Eagles outshot the Flagler Saints 64-20. Goaltenders Mitch Kihm and Max Minervini stopped 10 shots each to secure the shutout.
Embry-Riddle dominated the EFCHC all season with an 11-0 record against conference opponents. The Eagles look to improve their play next season by playing more teams outside of their conference. If you are interested in supporting the ERAU hockey team, please visit https://crowdfunding.erau.edu/project/9451