Events

Using GPS, laser sensors and cameras, Embry-Riddle’s autonomous boat moved across a pond, identifying floating buoys of different colors and sizes while maneuvering through an aquatic obstacle course as part of the 11th International RoboBoat Competition, held this past weekend at Reed Canal Park in South Daytona, Florida. The competition was organized by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI) RoboNation and the Office of Naval Research.
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Kimberly J. Becker, president and CEO of San Diego County Regional Airport, will serve as commencement speaker for Embry-Riddle Worldwide San Diego (California) Campus’ Spring graduation ceremony.
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Microsoft Corp. will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA) at the Jacksonville Community Campus serving Naval Station Mayport, Naval Air Station Jacksonville and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay on Friday, June 1, at the Duval County Veterans Memorial Wall. MSSA in Jacksonville is a reflection of the need to provide service members with training and certifications before they transition out of the military, and Microsoft’s strong commitment to the veteran community.
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Graduates, government and corporate partners, and university representatives were among those who attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Europe commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 12 at the Lufthansa Training and Conference Centre in Seeheim, Germany. 
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide-Pensacola (Fla.), Campus will hold its commencement ceremony with guest speaker The Honorable Ashton Hayward III, Mayor of Pensacola, at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at the National Naval Aviation Museum, 1750 Radford Blvd.
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Historically considered the Mother’s Day flower, thousands of white carnations were distributed at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Commencement Monday at the Ocean Center in honor of mothers who provided graduates with a strong foundation.
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Joseph “Joe” Martin, retired senior semiconductor industry executive, former U.S. Army helicopter pilot and Embry-Riddle alumnus, is guest speaker at graduation.
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The Embry-Riddle Formula SAE team invites you to the unveiling of the team's 2017-2018 formula-style racecar. ER-04 will take on 120 of the top universities from across the world at Michigan International Speedway in just a few days.    Please join our team, their families, engineering faculty, staff, faculty and friends at the Willie Miller Instructional Center, Friday, May 4 at 2 p.m. Take some photos, come to see and hear the amazing car, hear the stories from spring testing, and help send off the team in style! Light refreshments will be served.
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Embry-Riddle students dominated the recent 2nd annual Collegiate Drone Racing Championship at Purdue University, with the Daytona Beach team finishing first and the team from Prescott taking third against teams from 20 universities across the country.
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Embry-Riddle’s Worldwide Campus Spring 2018 commencement ceremony for 452 students will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the I.C.I. Center on Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus, 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
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A unique new orthopedic knee brace took first-place honors at the second annual Launch Your Venture competition for Embry-Riddle student inventors and entrepreneurs. The Ascend™ knee brace, developed by undergraduate student and GRD Biomechanics CEO Mike Geldart, claimed the $10,000 prize at the competition.
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The Embry–Riddle Office of Alumni Engagement hosted a lively discussion on the commercial space race Monday, April 9, to highlight the latest edition of Lift, Embry–Riddle’s alumni magazine. Marc Bernier, director of the university’s speaker series, spoke with experts in the field of space law, orbital mechanics and the commercial space industry in the Lemerand Auditorium at the Daytona Beach Campus.
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Retired U.S. Army Ranger and commander Col. Danny McKnight, whose heroic leadership was portrayed in the book and movie Black Hawk Down, will give the keynote address at Embry-Riddle’s Veterans Appreciation Day at the ICI Center at 11:30 a.m. on April 16.
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Navy ROTC midshipman Cheyenne Nelson completed an extraordinary assignment last month. Nelson and her unit had the honor of welcoming VIPs to the third annual Night to Shine at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus.
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NASA’s missions to discover planets outside the solar system is the highlight of the Astronomy Lecture & Observatory Open House, April 6, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Willie Miller Instructional Center, Lemerand Auditorium.
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