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  1. NASA Engineer Helps Send Rover to Mars, Visits Students

    Wed Nov 25, 2015 at 11:25 AM

    MarsIt was seven minutes of terror as NASA propulsion engineer Todd Barber watched his team’s Humvee-sized rover attempt to land on the red planet. more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  2. Deadline Approaching to Study Abroad in Greece

    Mon Nov 23, 2015 at 04:30 PM

    GreeceHow does earning 3-6 credit hours in a month while studying in Greece sound? The Office of Global Engagement has two study abroad programs with Dec. 28 registration deadlines coming up  more...

  3. Seven Embry-Riddle Students Receive NBAA Scholarships at Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition

    Mon Nov 23, 2015 at 04:00 PM

    NBAA Scholarship Winner

    John Sami (fourth from left), a senior studying aeronautics at Prescott, was one of seven Embry-Riddle students who received scholarships during the 2015 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students collected seven of the 14 National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) scholarships presented on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the NBAA’s  more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  4. Embry-Riddle Worldwide Listed Among Top 5 Online Colleges, Universities

    Mon Nov 23, 2015 at 02:20 PM

    College ChoiceEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has been named one of the top 5 online colleges and universities recently ranked by College Choice. more...

  5. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Reduce Undergraduate Military Tuition Rate, Extend Benefit to Spouses and Dependents

    Fri Nov 20, 2015 at 09:40 AM

    Military StudentReaffirming its commitment to the U.S. military and subject to relevant Department of Defense approvals, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has lowered its undergraduate military tuition more...

  6. Embry-Riddle Announces Dates of 2016 Air Show Over the Ocean

    Thu Nov 19, 2015 at 10:45 AM

    Air show_WW_Final2University’s 90th Anniversary Yearlong Celebration Will Culminate in Ultimate Aviation Event in Daytona Beach, Fla. more...

  7. Embry-Riddle Student to Become Youngest Female to Fly Solo Around the World

    Thu Nov 19, 2015 at 10:00 AM


    Shaesta Waiz

    Dreams Soar’s Global Solo Flight for STEM is a “Go” With June 2 Takeoff and Stops in Five Continents more...

  8. Embry-Riddle Brasil and CFLY Aviation Announce at NBAA Convention Their New Partnership in Delivering Aviation Education and Training in Brazil

    Wed Nov 18, 2015 at 09:55 AM


    Francisco Lyra of CFlY Aviation, signs an MOU with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Interim President Dr. John Watret and Fabio Campos, university liason to Brazil, at NBAA 2015.

    In a signing event at the 2015 National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nev., Embry-Riddle Brasil and CFLY Aviation representatives set the seal on a new more...

  9. Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus’ Robertson Safety Institute Partners with Flight Research to Offer In-Demand Certification for Corporate Flight Safety

    Wed Nov 18, 2015 at 09:10 AM

    Banner-RSIEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Campus’ Robertson Safety Institute (RSI) and Flight Research Inc. solidified their ongoing relationship to provide education, certification and more...

  10. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Selects Diamond Aircraft DA42 Fleet

    Tue Nov 17, 2015 at 02:50 PM


    Peter Maurer, president of Diamond Aircraft Industries, and Dr. John Watret, interim president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, pose in front of a new Diamond aircraft at NBAA 2015, in Las Vegas.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has selected the AUSTRO ENGINE jet-fuel piston engine-powered Diamond Aircraft DA42-VI to provide multiengine training at its Daytona Beach, Florida campus. more...

  11. Embry-Riddle Eagles Flight Team Wins Regional Championship, Prepares For National Competition

    Tue Nov 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    2015_Winners_NIFAThe Eagles Flight Team from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus won the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference more...

  12. Embry-Riddle and FDOT Partner to Develop Autonomous Vehicles

    Tue Nov 17, 2015 at 10:20 AM

    Autonomous Vehicle

    The autonomous vehicle is being developed by the College of Engineering.

    A team of researchers from the College of Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus have begun a 14-month research project for the Florida Department of Transportation more...

  13. Embry-Riddle Launches Crowdfunding Site to Support Key Projects

    Mon Nov 16, 2015 at 04:25 PM

    CrowdfundingIn honor of National Philanthropy Day on Nov. 15, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University launched a crowdfunding website to give its alumni and friends a more immediate way to support more...

  14. Embry-Riddle Men’s Basketball Prepares for Televised Game on the Navajo Nation

    Mon Nov 16, 2015 at 01:50 PM

    arena_prescottScheduled to be televised by FOX Sports Arizona, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Men’s Basketball will play a regular season game against Northern Arizona University (NAU) on Friday more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  15. Embry-Riddle Flight Team Wins Regional Competition For 29th Consecutive Year

    Fri Nov 13, 2015 at 10:18 AM

    Prescott Flight TeamFor the 29th year in a row, Embry-Riddle Prescott's Golden Eagles Flight Team dominated the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON) regional competition with overall first-place victories.

  16. College of Business Promotes Entrepreneurship

    Thu Nov 5, 2015 at 10:20 AM

    Embry-Riddle Daytona Beach College of Business Promotes EntrepreneurshipStudents at the Daytona Beach Campus are invited to attend Startup Weekend Nov. 13-15, at the Henderson Welcome Center. more...

  17. Embry-Riddle Worldwide, Microsoft to Offer IT Training to Active Military, Veteran Students

    Wed Nov 4, 2015 at 12:00 PM


    Worldwide Chancellor Brad Sims and Microsoft Vice President of Military Affairs Chris Cortez make the partnership official.

    Transitioning military personnel have additional opportunities for IT training and education under a new agreement between Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Microsoft Corpmore...

  18. Embry-Riddle Hosts Space Traffic Management Conference Nov. 12-13

    Wed Nov 4, 2015 at 10:10 AM

    Logo - STMCKeynote Speakers Include Director for the Office of Space and Advanced Technology, U.S. State Dept., U.S. Congressman on the Science, Space, And Technology Committee more...

  19. Newly Acquired Telescope Gives Embry-Riddle and Partner Institutions Unique Opportunity to Collaborate on Research in Canary Islands

    Wed Nov 4, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    Canary_Islands_Telescope_Dedicationjoint international effort including Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recently transformed a decommissioned telescope in the Canary Islands more...

  20. Embry-Riddle and BeyondTrust Partner to Enhance Cyber Education

    Mon Nov 2, 2015 at 02:35 PM

    Cyber PCEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott and BeyondTrust, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based cyber security company dedicated to proactively eliminating data breaches from insider privilege abuse and more...

  21. Two Big Comedy Shows Coming to Embry-Riddle This Week

    Mon Nov 2, 2015 at 09:30 AM

    Bill Burr

    Bill Burr

    Get ready to laugh as Scott Dikkers, one of the founders of The Onion, and nationally known stand-up comedian Bill Burr visit Embry-Riddle during Blue & Gold Week. more...

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  22. Two Charity Events to Support Veterans Coming Up at Embry-Riddle

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 at 04:50 PM

    Warrior WalkThere are two running/walking events coming to the Daytona Beach Campus in November. Check out the details below to get involved and support military veterans! more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach
  23. Embry-Riddle To Offer Reduced Tuition for Newly Accepted Florida Students

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 at 04:10 PM

    ERAU TuitionA proposal to provide reduced tuition for graduates of Florida high schools who are admitted to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University was approved Friday more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  24. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Unveils Design of Cornerstone Building for New Aerospace Research Park

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 at 03:45 PM

    ERAU-DB Research ParkEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University reaches yet another milestone as the leader in delivering applied solutions to aviation and aerospace companies with the announcement of more...

  25. Prescott Men Walk in High Heels to Promote Domestic Violence Awareness

    Thu Oct 29, 2015 at 03:30 PM

    Event - Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

    Dr. Frank Ayers walks in high heels with a group of students and march participants.

    More than 50 men participated last week in the Prescott Campus’ “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event, an internationally-recognized men’s march aimed at stopping rape, sexual assault and more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  26. Embry-Riddle Business Students Contribute to 2015 Global Airport Performance Study

    Mon Oct 26, 2015 at 02:45 PM

    COB - Airport Performance Study

    Front row (l to r): Martin Dresner, ATRS; Dr. Chunyan Yu, Embry-Riddle; Thomas Woldbye, Copenhagen Airports; Miguel Southwell, Hartfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Seok-Ki Kim, Korea Airports Corporation; Tan Siew Hoon, Destination NSW; Dr. Michael J. Williams, Embry-Riddle. Back row (l to r): Yeong-Heok Lee, ATRS; Tae H. Oum, ATRS; Peter Forsyth, ATRS; Kostas Iatrou, ATRS.

    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is not only the busiest airport in the world, but also the most efficient, according to the 2015 Air Transport Research Society (ATRS) Global Airport Benchmarking Study.  more...

  27. Inaugural Men’s Basketball Game and Trunk-or-Treating at Embry-Riddle on Oct. 31

    Fri Oct 23, 2015 at 03:40 PM

    PC-BasketballAfter months of anticipation, Men’s Basketball at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus tips off for the first time on Saturday, Oct. 31, at 2 p.m. vs. Biola University more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  28. Future Aviators, Engineers Take Part in One-of-a-Kind Embry-Riddle Event in Battle Creek, Mich.

    Tue Oct 20, 2015 at 01:50 PM

    Battle Creek - WACO

    Assistant Director of Admissions James Scott addresses a group from West Michigan Aviation Academy. Check out more photos.

    More than 100 Michigan high school students got an exclusive, hands-on experience with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s past and present as they participated in a joint event more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  29. Worldwide Campus Director Named Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year

    Fri Oct 16, 2015 at 01:30 PM


    Anchorage Campus Director Lenny White and Associate Campus Director Patricia Rusnak

    Lenny White, director of Worldwide's Anchorage, A.K., Campus, was named the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Volunteer of the Year last month.  more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  30. Embry-Riddle and Partner Universities Receive FAA Research Awards to Study Unmanned Aircraft Systems

    Thu Oct 15, 2015 at 04:00 PM

    ASSUREEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the ASSURE Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have received the first group of FAA grant more...

  31. Embry-Riddle Brings Historic WACO Aircraft to Battle Creek

    Wed Oct 14, 2015 at 07:59 PM


    This aircraft, the WACO N7091, was purchased by Embry-Riddle on Sept. 28, 1928, as an addition to its growing fleet.

    In a nod to its creation 90 years ago and its ongoing role in inspiring future leaders in aviation, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host a special event in coordination with Battle Creek, Mich.-based WACO Aircraft and Duncan Aviation in addition to West Michigan Aviation Academy (WMAA) of Grand Rapids, Mich., on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at the WACO hangar, 15955 S. Airport Road, Battle Creek, MI 49015.

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  32. Rockwell Collins Elevates Embry-Riddle to Tier One Status; Benefits Include Hiring Opportunities, More

    Wed Oct 14, 2015 at 02:20 PM

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the global leader in aviation and aerospace higher education, has earned special recognition from Rockwell Collins Inc. more...

  33. Volusia County Families Invited to Embry-Riddle Halloween Carnival Oct. 30

    Tue Oct 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    HalloweenParents looking for a safe way to spook and scare their little ones are invited to join Embry-Riddle students and staff at the Daytona Beach Campus for the school’s annual Halloween Carnival more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  34. Embry-Riddle Worldwide to Offer UAS Workshop, Flying Opportunity in Las Vegas Nov. 12, 13

    Tue Oct 13, 2015 at 11:45 AM

    Drone Zone

    The Drone Zone is one of the attractions on the Embry-Riddle Experience interactive mobile exhibit.

    Students will fly small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) as part of their instruction during a UAS workshop offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide in Las Vegas Nov. 12 to 13. more...

  35. UNIVERSITY STATEMENT: Embry-Riddle Alumni In Plane Crash

    Sun Oct 11, 2015 at 04:00 PM
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona Beach Campus 2011 graduate Jeffrey Luong  was killed and two other graduates, Mark Michael Repanshek Jr. (DB ’11) and Jarrett Bruckner (DB ’13) more...
    Categories: University
  36. ERAU, Honeybee Robotics Receive $750,000 Award From NASA to Develop Asteroid Mining Robots

    Tue Oct 6, 2015 at 02:50 PM

    Mars RobotNASA has announced the continuation of a two-phase $750,000 research award to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and project partner Honeybee Robotics to develop a more...

  37. 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...

  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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...

  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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...

  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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...

  48. 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...

  49. 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...

  50. 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
  51. 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...

  52. 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
  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. 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...

  56. 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...

  57. 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
  58. 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
  59. 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
  60. 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
  61. 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...

  62. 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
  63. 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...

  64. 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...

  65. 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...

  66. 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...

  67. 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...

  68. 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...

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  69. 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...

  70. 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...

  71. 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
  72. 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...

  73. 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
  74. 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...

  75. 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...

  76. 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
  77. 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...

  78. 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
  79. 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...

  80. 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
  81. 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...

  82. 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
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. 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...

  86. 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
  87. 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...

  88. 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
  89. 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...

  90. 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...

  91. 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
  92. 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...

  93. 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...

  94. 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
  95. 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...

  96. 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...

  97. 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...

  98. 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
  99. 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...

  100. 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...