After a successful season last year, the Eagles hockey club had 40 students try out for this year’s team, half of them newcomers to the program. There's a great post about the team on their Facebook page, titled "With Newfound Depth, ERAU Targets Another Sodexo Cup," plus you can see the schedule of upcoming games.
Check out their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ERAUHockey/.
In the rainy early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 – about six hours before Hurricane Irma churned into the lower Florida Keys as a Category 4 storm – 62 flight instructors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University piloted a fleet of small airplanes to two locations in Alabama.
The pilots, navigating 44 Cessna 172, 9 multi-engine Diamond 42, 8 Piper Arrow, and 1 Beechcraft Baron aircraft through a thick band of rain, were grateful to be hosted by Auburn University and Atlantic Aviation.
A new video, created by David Nixon, conveys the urgency and complexity of Embry-Riddle's fleet relocation effort right before Hurricane Irma made landfall at Cudjoe Key on the morning of Sept. 10.
The fleet relocation was only one of the many steps that Embry-Riddle's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus took before Hurricane Irma made its U.S. landfall. The top priority of the emergency operations team was to ensure the safety of students first, and then to safeguard infrastructure, equipment and aircraft so that students would be able to quickly return to campus and normal operations following the storm.
Read about the mass evacuation in Flying magazine.
When Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University professor Sirish Namilae travels for pleasure or for work, his eyes are focused on how people are boarding the plane and moving through security and other areas of the airport.
Bloomberg interviewed Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh for a story about the increase of flight delays during the busy months of summer travel. The story is titled “In Mexico City Mud, Pena Nieto’s $13 Billion New Airport Project Bogs Down.” The airport plans to handle as many as 68 million passengers per year by 2020.
Dr. Bijan Vasigh, professor of economics and finance at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Daytona Beach Campus, was recently interviewed for a story in The Boston Globe titled "Bostonian Helps Pittsburgh Airport Take Off." North American airports still collectively need $20 billion a year in essential infrastructure improvements.
For four weeks this summer, a group of students from the Daytona Beach Campus traveled overseas to Greece with Embry-Riddle Spaceflight Operations Professor Dr. Ryan Kobrick for a course on spacesuits and human spaceflight. In this unique summer abroad program, arranged by Embry-Riddle’s Office of Global Engagement, students found themselves leaving the classroom behind in Greece to study topics related to spaceflight operations. They connected the coursework to their real world adventures in a foreign country. Their rally cry was “Spacesuit Up!”