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  1. Phoenix-Mesa Worldwide Campus Open House Features Leadership, Historic Aircraft and Aerobatic Pilot

    Mon Oct 5, 2015 at 04:24 PM

    Mesa Open HouseTo kick off a year of honoring its 90th anniversary, Embry-Riddle hosted a public celebration showcasing the university’s roots in aviation and continued commitment to economic development more...

  2. Drone Enthusiasts Soar at Unmanned Flying Contest at Reno National Championship Air Races

    Mon Oct 5, 2015 at 02:35 PM

    Reno Drone Challenge

    Onlookers take in the action inside the Drone Zone.

    The public tested its obstacle and speed skills as part of the annual Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) Challenge. more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  3. Worldwide Student, Alumnus Among Airmen Killed in Afghanistan Aircraft Crash

    Mon Oct 5, 2015 at 01:00 PM

    Over the weekend, the university learned that current Worldwide student Staff Sgt. Ryan Hammond and Worldwide alumnus Capt. Jonathan Golden were among the airmen killed in the C-130J more...

    Categories: University, Worldwide
  4. Worldwide Webinar Series to Feature NTSB Official, Faculty Experts

    Fri Oct 2, 2015 at 04:00 PM

    A WebinarNational Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Member Robert L. Sumwalt will be among the presenters participating in a complimentary webinar series being offered by Embry-Riddle – Worldwidemore...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  5. Embry-Riddle Kicks Off Milestone Year with Open House at New Phoenix/Mesa Worldwide Campus

    Fri Sep 25, 2015 at 03:00 PM


    A restored 1928 WACO, originally used for training and mail delivery, will be on display at the event.

    University Salutes Aviation Roots While Reinforcing Commitment to Future Education and Economic Opportunities in Arizona more...

  6. Worldwide Campuses in Seattle Area Celebrate Graduates

    Mon Sep 21, 2015 at 04:30 PM

    Graduation - WW SeattleThe Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide campuses in the Seattle area celebrated a graduating class of 84 students on Sept. 12 at The Museum of Flight in Seattle. more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  7. Embry-Riddle Brings Interactive Experience, Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman to California’s NBVC Point Mugu Air Show 2015

    Mon Sep 21, 2015 at 12:55 PM

    Chapman Flying

    Matt Chapman soars above crowds in his aerobatic plane.

    WHAT: Visitors to the Naval Base Ventura County Point Mugu Air Show 2015 will get an exclusive glimpse inside the world of unmanned systems (“drones”), flight training and more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  8. Embry-Riddle Kicks off 90th Anniversary Celebration at OctoberWest Homecoming

    Fri Sep 18, 2015 at 12:50 PM


    Keep up with all the OctoberWest fun with a Photo Slideshow to be updated throughout the weekend!

    The Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus is kicking off the University's celebration of its 90th Anniversary during the OctoberWest Homecoming event Sept. 30 through Oct. 3, 2015 more...

  9. Prescott Promotes STEM Education with Girls RockIt Day

    Thu Sep 17, 2015 at 04:15 PM

    Girls RockIt Day 2015Dozens of Prescott-area high school students spent the day at Embry-Riddle this week for Girls RockIt Day, a program dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  10. Prescott Students Honor Those Lost on 9/11

    Fri Sep 11, 2015 at 02:20 PM

    9-11 Flags at PrescottApproximately 20 students representing several student groups including Housing and Residence Life, Student Veterans Organization, Lambda Chi Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  11. Embry-Riddle’s Aerospace Engineering Program Named No. 1 in Nation for 16th Straight Year

    Thu Sep 10, 2015 at 10:35 AM

    US News & World Report BadgesU.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Guide also ranks the university highly in undergraduate engineering, military education and innovation. more...

  12. Motorcycle Accident Takes the Life of Embry-Riddle Student

    Thu Sep 10, 2015 at 08:55 AM

    A motorcycle accident early Saturday morning claimed the life of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Torrey Barnes. more...

  13. Historic Sailplane at Embry-Riddle Donated to the National Soaring Museum

    Wed Sep 9, 2015 at 03:30 PM

    Glider_PhoebusA historic German Bölkow Phoebus Model A glider that hung in the Jack R. Hunt Memorial Library at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus for over 20 years has been donated more...

  14. Embry-Riddle Student Groups Participate in 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

    Wed Sep 9, 2015 at 03:15 PM

    DB_ 911_RembranceOn Friday, a display of small American flags, a large-scale luminaria tribute and special commemorative ceremonies memorialized the victims who lost their lives more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  15. Northwest Independent School District, Embry-Riddle to Offer Online, Dual Enrollment Courses in 2016

    Tue Sep 8, 2015 at 12:40 PM

    Online LearningNext year, V.R. Eaton High School students will have the opportunity to complement their classroom studies with online and dual enrollment education from Embry-Riddle more...

  16. Embry-Riddle Brings Interactive Experience, Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman to Texas

    Thu Sep 3, 2015 at 10:40 AM

    Matt Chapman - Web

    Aerobatic pilot Matt Chapman

    University’s Worldwide Campus To Launch STEM Program With Local School District During Bell Helicopter Alliance Fort Worth Air Show more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  17. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Host NextGen 101 in Washington, D.C. Area Oct. 13

    Wed Sep 2, 2015 at 03:30 PM


    Researchers at the FAA's NextGen Test Bed in Florida help develop cutting-edge air traffic control technologies.

    Avionics and other aviation professionals are invited to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s NextGen 101 seminar in the Washington, DC area Oct. 13. more...

  18. Billboards: ‘Proud to Call Daytona Beach Home for 50 Years’

    Mon Aug 31, 2015 at 12:05 PM

    Billboard 1As part of its 50th-anniversary observance this year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has posted a series of billboards across Volusia County, Fla., more...

  19. Embry-Riddle Athletics Boasts Record 17 Scholar-Teams

    Mon Aug 31, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    Athletics Logo FullFor the first time in Embry-Riddle Athletics' history, all 17 athletic squads at the Daytona Beach Campus were named 2014-15 Scholar-Teams by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.  more...

  20. Tropical Storm Erika Advisory

    Thu Aug 27, 2015 at 05:00 PM

    hurricaneThe Embry-Riddle Emergency Operations Team, in conjunction with the National Hurricane Center, Florida Emergency Operations Center and Volusia County Emergency Management, is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Erika more...

  21. New Prescott Eagle Gym Hosts First Official Volleyball Game

    Thu Aug 27, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    First Volleyball Game in New Gym

    The Eagles were victorious in their first outing in the new gym last week..

    The first-ever competitive match in the new Eagle Gym on the Prescott Campus is in the books, and the new home of Eagle Volleyball was very good to the team as they won both more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  22. Embry-Riddle Invites Public to Test Drone Skills at National Championship Air Races

    Wed Aug 26, 2015 at 04:22 PM

    Drone Challenge

    Visitors participate in the Drone Challenge at AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, in July.

    Second Annual Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) Challenge in Reno Incorporates Speed and Obstacle Course Competitions more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  23. Prescott Campus Plans New STEM Building, Planetarium

    Wed Aug 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    PC STEM Center

    The STEM Education Center will be 52,500 square feet.

    To strengthen its 90-year commitment to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has begun planning a new more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  24. Embry-Riddle Prescott Mourns Loss Of Student Following Accident

    Tue Aug 25, 2015 at 05:30 PM

    A car accident on Willow Creek Road early Tuesday morning has claimed the life of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University student Khrystyna Gavryushenko. more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  25. New Edition of Lift Features New Website, Interactive Timeline of Embry-Riddle's 90-Year History

    Fri Aug 21, 2015 at 04:30 PM

    Lift-Fall-2015-CoverThe fall 2015 edition of Lift, Embry-Riddle’s alumni publication, is a tribute to the university’s 90th anniversary (1926-2016) and marks Lift magazine’s first double-digit birthday – 10 years. more...

  26. Embry-Riddle Becomes a National StormReady University

    Thu Aug 20, 2015 at 03:12 PM

    StormReadyNational Weather Service officials will recognize Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach as a StormReady® community during a ceremony to be held at more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  27. 100-Year-Old Alumnus Reflects on International Education, Embry-Riddle and a Diverse Career

    Thu Aug 20, 2015 at 11:45 AM

    Zalo Lopez

    Gonzalo “Zalo” Lopez-Garzón

    Centenarian Zalo Lopez-Garzón (‘42, MC) was one of the first international students at Embry-Riddle’s School of Aviation more...

  28. Embry-Riddle Prescott Recognized by FAA For Commitment to Safety

    Tue Aug 18, 2015 at 01:10 PM

    ASAP Group

    Jeff Premo, Matt Garver, Brian Roggow and Jason Teixeira

    Recognizing Embry-Riddle Prescott’s commitment to safety through the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP), the FAA has approved the transition from an 18-month demonstration program to more...

  29. International Students Work with Florida NextGen Test Bed, Help Transform Air Traffic Control Around World

    Thu Aug 13, 2015 at 01:45 PM

    NextGen Group

    The NextGen Test Bed staff and interns gather in the Daytona Beach facility.

    This summer, six aeronautical and engineering students from across the globe are immersed in understanding cutting-edge air traffic control technologies more...

  30. Orlando Sentinel Names Embry-Riddle One of Central Florida’s Most Family-Friendly Employers for 11th Year

    Thu Aug 13, 2015 at 01:00 PM

    Orlando-Sentinel-Top-100For the 11th year in a row, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has earned a coveted spot on the Orlando Sentinel’s annual list of Central Florida’s Top 100 Companies for Working Families. more...

  31. Eagle Works Land Speed Record Car Ahead of Schedule

    Wed Aug 12, 2015 at 03:45 PM

    EW - Nick Valois-Alex Chambers

    Nick Valois and Alex Chambers from the Eagle Works team.

    Eagle Works is a student organization on the Prescott Campus seeking to break the E-1 land speed record with a car completely engineered and fabricated by students. more...

  32. Embry-Riddle Announces Return to Brazil After 72 Years

    Tue Aug 11, 2015 at 05:00 PM

    Brazil Return

    Dr. John Watret speaks at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, the largest aerospace convention in South America.

    Nearly 72 years after Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University first helped establish an aviation school for the Brazilian Air Force, the university announced its return more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  33. Eagle Space Flight Team Test-Fires New Rocket Motors

    Tue Aug 11, 2015 at 11:15 AM

    The Prescott Campus rocket team is aiming to be the first college group in the country to launch a rocket into space.

    A group of students from the Eagle Space Flight Team gathered this week around a concrete test bunker on the edge of the Prescott Campus more...

  34. Embry-Riddle Commits to Diversity Initiative Lauded by White House

    Tue Aug 11, 2015 at 08:55 AM

    ASEE LogoUniversity Among More Than 100 Other Schools To Develop and Implement More Engineering-Based Opportunities  more...

  35. Embry-Riddle’s Louis C. Seno Named to EAA Board

    Wed Aug 5, 2015 at 01:25 PM


    Dr. John Watret (left) and Lou Seno (right) present Jack Pelton a plane named after him.

    While attending his 61st consecutive EAA AirVenture Oshkosh annual convention and air show, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Vice President of Corporate Relations more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  36. Embry-Riddle Experience Visitors, Matt Chapman Take to the Sky at Seattle’s Seafair 2015

    Wed Aug 5, 2015 at 10:30 AM


    The Embry-Riddle Experience tour bus was in Seattle this past weekend.

    Attendees at this past weekend’s Seafair 2015 in Seattle were treated to more than just the world-class powerboat races and appearance by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels more...

  37. Saying Goodbye … and Hello Again to the Jack R. Hunt Memorial Library

    Tue Aug 4, 2015 at 03:50 PM


    The Jack R. Hunt Memorial Library was demolished in July. The new student union is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

    It was a bittersweet moment Monday morning July 6 for the Daytona Beach campus students, faculty and staff who stopped to watch the façade of the Jack R. Hunt Memorial Library collapse more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  38. Six Embry-Riddle Students Receive ISTAT Scholarships

    Tue Aug 4, 2015 at 03:25 PM

    ISTATThe International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) Foundation Scholarship Committee has selected six Embry-Riddle students at the Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz. more...

  39. Drone Competitors Take to the Skies as Part of Unmanned Challenge Hosted by Embry-Riddle at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 09:30 AM

    sUASPublic Participants Tested Obstacle Skills with Drones in sUAS Challenge more...

  40. Embry-Riddle Prescott Golf Team Takes Top National Academic Honor

    Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    ERAU_PC_Mens_GolfIn addition to earning Cal-Pac Championship honors, the Men’s Golf Team at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott has been recognized for posting the highest grade point average more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  41. 6 Questions With Dr. Tim Brady

    Thu Jul 30, 2015 at 08:00 AM

    Interim Chancellor Tim Brady was among university administrators and staff who recently celebrated the 90th birthday of longtime Embry-Riddle donor and friend Helen Wessel. At the celebration, Brady, who is also a stained glass artist, presented Wessel with a fused glass creation honoring her many contributions of art to the university.

    Get to know more about Daytona Beach’s recently announced Interim Chancellor more...

  42. Longtime Supporter Helen Wessel Celebrates 90th Birthday with Embry-Riddle

    Mon Jul 27, 2015 at 10:45 AM

    Helen Wessel

    Helen Wessel celebrates her 90th birthday at the Daytona Beach Campus.

    From her beginnings as an art teacher in Cincinnati, Ohio, to her gifts of five iconic pieces of art to Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus, Helen Wessel has spent a lifetime supporting more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  43. Embry-Riddle Names Aviation Dean Dr. Tim Brady Interim Chancellor of the Daytona Beach Campus

    Mon Jul 27, 2015 at 09:15 AM

    Tim Brady HeadshotEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University has announced the appointment of Dr. Tim Brady, currently Dean of the College of Aviation at the Daytona Beach Campus, as Interim Chancellor more...

  44. Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman Debuts New Performance Plane at EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh

    Mon Jul 27, 2015 at 08:30 AM

    Matt Chapman Plane

    Matt Chapman soars over Oshkosh, Wisc. in his Embry-Riddle aerobatics plane.

    Awe-inspiring aerobatics aren’t the only thing Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University air show performer Matt Chapman will wow the crowds with at this year’s EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh. more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  45. Embry-Riddle Aerospace Engineering Student Teams Dominate NASA Astronautics Design Competition

    Wed Jul 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    Nasa-LogoTwo teams of students from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus placed first in their categories in the Revolutionary Advanced Aerospace Systems more...

  46. Prescott Athletics Facility Upgrade Nears Completion

    Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 03:20 PM


    The new home of "Lady Eagles Volleyball," "Eagles Wrestling," and a practice basketball court

    The final phase of the athletic facility upgrade project at the Prescott campus is almost completed, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the new facility scheduled for mid-August more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  47. Embry-Riddle’s 90th Anniversary Celebration to Kick Off at OctoberWest 2015

    Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 12:15 PM

    Wings Out West 2015Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will commence its 90th Anniversary celebration at the Prescott Campus’ OctoberWest Homecoming event Sept. 30 through Oct. 3, 2015 more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  48. Embry-Riddle to Salute Top Aviation Organization Leaders at EAA AirVenture with Personalized Aircraft

    Mon Jul 20, 2015 at 04:44 PM

    Name-on-PlaneUniversity’s Name A Plane Program Unveils Special Tributes to EAA, AOPA, NBAA, GAMA, NATA and HAI at Annual Air Show and Convention more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  49. Fifth Straight Year: Chronicle of Higher Education Names Embry-Riddle a Great College to Work For

    Mon Jul 20, 2015 at 12:23 PM

    2015-Great-Colleges-Honor-RollEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University was selected for the fifth year in a row as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education more...

  50. Embry-Riddle Hosts Interactive Unmanned Experience, Aerobatic Pilot Matt Chapman at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

    Wed Jul 15, 2015 at 11:30 AM

    Oshkosh 2015 LogoAttendees Invited to Test Speed, Obstacle Skills with Drones in sUAS Challenge more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  51. Embry-Riddle Featured in AOPA Flight Training Magazine

    Mon Jul 13, 2015 at 03:25 PM

    AOPA Magazine CoverDr. Juan Merkt, department chair and associate professor for the Prescott Campus’ College of Aviation, has published an article featured in the August 2015 issue of AOPA Flight Training Magazinemore...

  52. Embry-Riddle Prescott Announces New Women’s Basketball Coach

    Thu Jul 9, 2015 at 11:50 AM

    Rebecca Burke

    Rebecca Burke

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott has hired Rebecca Burke as its head women’s basketball coach to lead the inaugural Eagles team that will begin play in the fall of 2016. more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  53. Recreation Engineering and Embry-Riddle Move Water Park Safety Forward

    Wed Jul 8, 2015 at 11:30 AM

    Recreation Engineering Interns

    Joskua Carrillo, Bradley King, Stephen Woodard, Julia King

    Most Americans give little thought to what goes into testing and safety measures for rides at amusement and water parks. But that’s not the case this summer for Embry-Riddle students more...

  54. Embry-Riddle First University Flight Training Program in Nation to Achieve IS-BAO Recognition for Aviation Safety Management System

    Wed Jul 8, 2015 at 10:00 AM

    ibac-logoThe Flight Training Department at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus has become the first university flight training program in the nation to complete stage 1 registration of more...

  55. Tuskegee Red Tail Pilots to Kick Off President’s Speaker Series at Embry-Riddle

    Tue Jul 7, 2015 at 10:50 AM

    Amelia Rose Earhart

    Amelia Rose Earhart, named after the famous aviator, flew around the world in 2014. She will speak at Embry-Riddle in October.

    Future Guests are George Will, Ann Romney, Valerie Plame Wilson and Amelia Rose Earhart more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  56. Embry-Riddle EcoEagles Student Team Excels at EcoCAR 3 Design Competition

    Mon Jul 6, 2015 at 10:30 AM

    EcoCAR 3 2015The EcoEagles student team from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus achieved an excellent showing at the recent EcoCAR 3 (Year 1) competition in Seattle more...

  57. Nine Embry-Riddle Prescott Business Students Place in Top 10 at National Competition

    Mon Jul 6, 2015 at 09:30 AM

    FBLA Winner PC

    Nghia "Nicky" Ho, Brenda Lim and Milton Tan display their awards.

    Following a dominant performance at the 2015 Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Arizona Leadership Conference Competition, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students produced impressive results more...

  58. CareerBuilder Ranks Embry-Riddle Among Best Employers in Arizona

    Wed Jul 1, 2015 at 09:41 AM

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has been named one of the 75 “Top Companies to Work for in Arizona,” awarded by job-search provider CareerBuilder and Republic Media, publisher of The Arizona Republic.

    CareerBuildeer Top Companies to Work for in ArizonaThe global leader in aviation and aerospace higher education, Embry-Riddle has a residential campus in Prescott, Ariz., for traditional students as well as several campuses around the state for civilian and military adult learners operated by the university’s Worldwide Campusmore...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  59. Female Eagle Pilots Earn Top 5 Collegiate Finishes in Women’s Air Race Classic

    Tue Jun 30, 2015 at 06:23 PM

    Prescott Team Takes Its Best Finish Overall (4th), Daytona Teams (6th, 30th) in Annual Cross-Country Competition To Be Sponsored in 2016 by Embry-Riddle

    Embry-Riddle pilots pose for a picture at the 2015 Air Race Classic

    The three Embry-Riddle teams attend the ARC terminus banquet.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Campus pilot/captain Claire Schindler and co-pilot Erica Diels secured a campus-best fourth-place finish overall among 54 teams and beat 16 other university teams to place third in the collegiate division of this year’s women’s Air Race Classic (ARC) that concluded June 26 in Fairhope, Ala. more...

  60. Embry-Riddle Engineering Students Win Design Category of Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

    Thu Jun 25, 2015 at 10:15 AM

    Nick Middlebrooks, student; Steven Gadzinski, head Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition judge; Marco Schoener, student; Yates Simpson, student

    For the second time in the last three years, a team of Mechanical Engineering students from Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus won the Design Competition category more...

  61. Prescott Campus Balloon Camp Targets Future Aerospace Engineers

    Wed Jun 24, 2015 at 03:10 PM

    Balloon Camp

    The balloon sent up by the engineering club on Wednesday morning is expected travel nearly 90,000 feet into the atmosphere.

    Sixteen high schoolers from various parts of the country attended on Wednesday the Prescott Summer Programs’ Balloon Camp, the most popular of the campus' four engineering summer camps more...

  62. 2015 Florida Budget Invests in Future of STEM Education, Opportunities For Students

    Tue Jun 23, 2015 at 04:45 PM

    Gaetz Aerospace Institute LogoIn a historic show of support for the future of STEM education, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) approved a 2015 budget that includes $3 million in funds for Embry-Riddle more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  63. Embry-Riddle Offers Short Courses in Aviation Safety, Accident Investigation, Management and Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Tue Jun 23, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    Aviation SafetyAs part of Embry-Riddle’s commitment to continuing professional education and lifelong learning, the university is hosting a variety of aviation-focused short courses and seminars more...

  64. Father-Son/Daughter Grads Celebrate Father’s Day with Diplomas

    Wed Jun 17, 2015 at 01:50 PM

    Fathers Day - Grad - Szpyndas

    Ron and Chelsea Szpynda

    Many Worldwide students rely on family support to make their studies possible. And for a special few, that family support has gone well beyond babysitting or running errands. more...

  65. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Offer Project Management Certification Prep Course in August

    Wed Jun 17, 2015 at 11:30 AM
  66. Three Embry-Riddle Teams to Compete in This Year’s Air Race Classic

    Mon Jun 15, 2015 at 02:19 PM

    Daytona Beach pilot team Nancy Snyder and Emmy Dillon

    Teams from Embry-Riddle’s campuses in Prescott, Ariz., and Daytona Beach, Fla., will represent the university in the 2015 Air Race Classic (ARC), a four-day international flight competition more...

  67. Love at First Flight: Prescott Alumnus Lives for Aviation

    Thu Jun 11, 2015 at 03:00 PM

    Bill BorgsmillerBill Borgsmiller (’97, PC) lives, breathes, works and plays aviation — and always has more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  68. Prescott Basketball Recruits Assist at Summer Camp to Prep for Season

    Thu Jun 11, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    Basketball Camp - PCExcitement continues to build for the inaugural men’s basketball season on the Prescott Campus. Perhaps a good indicator of that excitement has been this summer’s basketball camp more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  69. Register for Free, Upcoming Aircraft Accident Investigation Online Class

    Thu Jun 11, 2015 at 01:15 PM

    Virtual Crash SiteLearn how to investigate aircraft accidents from beginning to end during the Worldwide Campus-hosted Aircraft Accident Investigation Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), beginning Aug. 17 more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  70. Alumni Visit Italy for First Eagles Travel Abroad Trip

    Thu Jun 11, 2015 at 11:30 AM

    Alumni Italy Group ShotAlumni Relations and Global Engagement launched its inaugural Eagles Travel Abroad program this year, in an attempt to bring the university’s 120,000-plus alumni from across the globe together more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  71. Embry-Riddle Researchers Receive $100,000 to Study Kite-Surfing in the Stratosphere for Communications

    Wed Jun 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    Kite Surfing graphicA team of research professors in the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus have been chosen by NASA to receive a $100,000 grant to develop a futuristic concept more...

  72. Embry-Riddle Student Receives Promise of $1.5 Million in Funding to Build Aquaponics Food Factory

    Wed Jun 10, 2015 at 12:00 AM

    Aquaponics labMohammed Qahwaji, a graduating senior in civil engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus, has received a promise of up to $1.5 million in funding more...

  73. New Daytona Campus Student Union Design Unveiled

    Thu Jun 4, 2015 at 01:00 PM

    New Student Union - Quad ViewAs the venerable Jack Hunt Memorial Library at the Daytona Beach Campus is salvaged and dismantled this summer, the buzz begins on the iconic structure that will rise on the Quad. more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  74. Embry-Riddle Experience Visits Prescott Campus

    Mon Jun 1, 2015 at 01:00 PM

    ERAU ExperienceFollowing stops in Salinas and Long Beach, Calif., as well as in Las Vegas, the Embry-Riddle Experience, an 18-wheeler designed to promote the university and its Unmanned Aerial Systems program more...

  75. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to offer undergraduate scholarship to active, reserve military students

    Thu May 28, 2015 at 04:40 PM

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide is continuing its long-standing commitment to U.S. servicemen and women by granting undergraduate scholarship awards. more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  76. Board Names Embry-Riddle Chief Operating Officer As Interim President

    Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    John Watret

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dr. John R. Watret has been named Interim President following the recent retirement announcement from more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  77. Prescott’s Observatory Named in CollegeRank’s Top 35 List

    Thu May 21, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    Observatory - PCThe Embry-Riddle Prescott Observatory Complex was recently ranked No. 8 on’s list of the nation’s Top 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories, up from No. 17 last year. more...

  78. Embry-Riddle Worldwide Earns Veterans Ranking from U.S. News & World Report for Online Programs

    Wed May 20, 2015 at 05:00 PM

    Military StudentEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide remains one of the top online educators for veterans, according to rankings released by U.S. News & World Report this week. more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  79. Prescott Golden Eagles Flight Team Takes Third Place, Daytona Fifth at NIFA SAFECON National Championship

    Wed May 20, 2015 at 03:52 PM

    NIFA 2015 - PC

    The Prescott Golden Eagles Flight Team won third in the national competition.

    Demonstrating its elite status at the annual National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON), the Golden Eagles flight team from Embry-Riddle’s Prescott more...

  80. Embry-Riddle First University in U.S. to Partner with NATO Modelling & Simulation Centre of Excellence

    Thu May 14, 2015 at 02:40 PM

    NATO M&S COEThe NATO Modelling & Simulation Centre of Excellence and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have signed a technical agreement that marks the beginning of a program of cooperation in research and education. more...

  81. Embry-Riddle Engineering Students Win $75,000 EPA Grant

    Wed May 13, 2015 at 03:54 PM

    EPA P3 Diesel win

    Advisor Dr. Marc Compere with students Ye Sun, Joe Noto, Athul Radhakrishnan and Josh Ferreira

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students in aerospace, electrical and mechanical engineering have returned to the Daytona Beach Campus as one of seven collegiate teams to win a cash prize more...

  82. Preparation and Excitement in Prescott for the Return of Men’s Basketball

    Tue May 12, 2015 at 09:25 AM

    Prescott Basketball BillboardDriving toward the Prescott Campus on Highway 69, passersby will see a huge billboard announcing the return of collegiate basketball to the Prescott area in Fall 2015. Coinciding with the completion of the new Activities Center more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  83. Embry-Riddle Selected as Part of FAA’S Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Mon May 11, 2015 at 04:44 PM

    Assure Graphic

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the ASSURE Coalition have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as the nation’s new Center of Excellence in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).  more...

  84. Embry-Riddle Students Collect 21 Aviation Maintenance Scholarships at NBAA Conference

    Mon May 11, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    NBAA TracsStudents from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) degree programsat the Daytona Beach Campuswere awarded a record number of Maintenance Technical Rewards more...

  85. Embry-Riddle Worldwide Awarded Contract to Offer Military Education in South Korea, Japan

    Mon May 11, 2015 at 10:23 AM

    Soldier BackpackEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide will offer face-to-face aviation degree programs to members of the U.S. military stationed at overseas Pacific locations starting this August more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  86. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Offer New Online Bachelor’s Degree in Unmanned Systems Applications

    Mon May 4, 2015 at 02:45 PM

    Bachelor of UASEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide now has an online undergraduate degree that will prepare students for careers related to the broad and varied applications of unmanned systems. more...

  87. Interactive Embry-Riddle Experience Debuts at Sun ’n’ Fun

    Fri May 1, 2015 at 01:53 PM
    ERAU Experience - Sun N Fun
    The Embry-Riddle Experience trailer features learning and activity stations..

    Mobile Showcase Featuring Unmanned ‘Drone’ Demonstrations, Virtual Crash Lab and Simulators Will Open Doors to Future Students Across the United States more...

  88. Embry-Riddle Meteorology Students to Study Thunderstorms Using Advanced Doppler on Wheels Technology from the National Science Foundation

    Fri May 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    DopplerOnWheelsStudents in the meteorology program within the applied aviation sciences department at Embry-Riddle will be using some of the most sophisticated real-time weather forecasting and observational technology more...

  89. Embry-Riddle Expands Relationship with Project Lead the Way to Support STEM Education, Teacher Development

    Fri May 1, 2015 at 09:29 AM

    PLTW_L_4CPEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University is expanding its affiliate role with Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to the school’s Prescott Campus, which will support PLTW programs in Arizona and neighboring states more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  90. Embry-Riddle Prescott Athletics Caps Record Year with Commissioner’s Cup

    Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 01:26 PM

    Prescott Campus All-Conference Women's Golf Team

    Prescott Campus All-Conference Women's Golf Team

    For the first time in school history, the Embry-Riddle Prescott Eagles topped off a successful athletics year by winning the 2014-15 Cal Pac Conference Commissioner’s Cup more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  91. Textron Aviation Launches Top Hawk University Partnerships

    Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 01:20 PM

    Sun N Fun Top HawkTextron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, this week at the annual Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-in and Expo launched Top Hawk, a partnership with U.S. university aviation schools. more...

  92. Embry-Riddle Commencement Speakers: Astronaut Nicole Stott, NTSB Member Robert Sumwalt, Warbird Museum Founder David O’Maley

    Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:24 AM

    Robert Sumwalt

    Robert Sumwalt of the NTSB will speak at the Worldwide commencement ceremony.

    Phoenix Air Vice President Dent Thompson to Receive Award for Ebola Humanitarian Flights more...

  93. Embry-Riddle President Announces Retirement

    Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 01:43 PM

    Dr John JohnsonEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University President and CEO, Dr. John P. Johnson, has announced his retirement after nearly 12 years of service.  more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  94. Embry-Riddle to Offer Unmanned Safety Institute Certification in Florida via State Education Program

    Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 01:28 PM

    USI CertificatesEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach will begin offering the Unmanned Safety Institute’s (USI) small-unmanned safety certification training to interested high school students more...

  95. Professors Earn Promotions, Tenure in 2015

    Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 01:23 PM

    ERAU Logo

    It’s that time of year again to congratulate Embry-Riddle professors at the Daytona Beach, Fla., Prescott, Ariz. and Worldwide campuses for earning tenure, promotions and being recognized more...

  96. Airline Performance Declines, According to Airline Quality Rating; Virgin America Still No. 1

    Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM

    Virgin America LogoJoint University Study ShowsTop U.S. Airlines Based on Customer Complaints, Baggage Handling, On-Time Arrivals and Denied Boarding more...

  97. Raisbeck Engineering Gifts Embry-Riddle Prescott First Ever Endowed Charity

    Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 03:12 PM

    Raisbeck Engineering

    University also Establishes Full-Tuition Scholarship for High School Students in Seattle more...

  98. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Offer A & P Prep Course in July

    Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 10:23 AM

    Airframe Powerplant Test Prep

    Airframe Powerplant Test Prep

    UPDATE: The July 2015 course has been canceled. Please contact the Office of Professional Education for additional information.

    Students looking for some additional instruction before sitting for the airframe and powerplant (A & P) written exam can now take a prep course in the comfort of their own home more...

  99. Embry-Riddle Prescott’s Business Club Prevails At State Competition For Ninth Straight Year

    Thu Apr 9, 2015 at 04:00 PM

    Prescott PBL 2015For the ninth year in a row, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Business Club dominated the 2015 PBL Arizona Leadership Conference Competition more...