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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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...

  5. 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
  6. 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...

  7. 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
  8. 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...

  9. Embry-Riddle First Flight Training Organization 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 flight training organization in the nation to complete stage 1 registration of more...

  10. 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
  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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
  14. 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...

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

    Thu Jun 25, 2015 at 10:15 AM

    Intelligent Ground Vehicle

    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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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
  18. 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...

  19. 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...

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

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

    Mon Jun 15, 2015 at 02:19 PM

    Air Race Classic 2015 - DB

    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...

  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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
  29. 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...

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

    Thu May 28, 2015 at 04:40 PM

    Military EdEmbry-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
  31. Board Names Embry-Riddle Chief Operating Officer As Interim President

    Fri May 22, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    John Watret

    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
  32. 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...

  33. 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
  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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
  38. 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...

  39. 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...

  40. 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
  41. 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...

  42. 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...

  43. 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...

  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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...

  47. 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...

  48. 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
  49. 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...

  50. 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...

  51. 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...

  52. 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...

  53. 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...

  54. 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...

  55. Embry-Riddle Students Take Learning into the Field

    Wed Apr 8, 2015 at 01:41 PM

    Dylan Pratt Volunteering

    Ormond Beach resident Dylan Pratt, center, prepares to get his hands dirty working at Heritage Farms in DeLand. The service learning project was part of Pratt’s environmental communication class at Embry-Riddle, taught by Dr. Rachel Silverman. Pratt is a senior majoring in Communication.

    *Kelly Meinhold is a senior bachelor of science in communication student, set to graduate in May at the Daytona Beach Campus. She is currently interning in marketing/communication at the Emergency Communications Network in Ormond Beach, Fla. more...

  56. Airline Quality Rating Report to Reveal Top Carriers of 2014

    Mon Apr 6, 2015 at 02:31 PM

    Virgin America

    Virgin America was rated No. 1 in last year's report.

    The April 13 announcement in Washington, D.C., will break down U.S. airlines based on customer complaints, baggage handling, on-time arrivals and denied boardingmore...

  57. Retired Air Force Chief of Chaplains Charles Baldwin to Speak at Veterans Appreciation Day April 14

    Thu Apr 2, 2015 at 12:20 PM

    Chaplain (Major General) Charles Baldwin

    Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Charles Baldwin

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach will hold its seventh annual Veterans Appreciation Day on Tuesday, April 14, with a ceremony and free luncheon for all local military veterans. more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  58. Lockheed Martin Skunk Works Engineer Speaks on Seaplane Research

    Thu Apr 2, 2015 at 09:53 AM

    Lockheed Martin Skunk Works

    Back row, left to right: Rishabh Gadi, William Kusuma, Prof. Glenn Greiner, Nicholas Jones, Josh Moffett, Nathan Crane / Front row, left to right: Trevor Perrott, Taylor Fazzini, Neil Hall, James Pagan

    Neil Hall, a stability and flight control engineer with Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works facility in Marietta, Ga., visited the Daytona Beach Campus recently to talk with students and faculty more...

  59. Embry-Riddle Experts Weigh In on Germanwings Crash

    Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 04:00 PM

    Erin Bowen - Meet the Press

    Dr. Erin Bowen was featured on NBC News' "Meet the Press."

    Aviation, flight science and psychology experts from Embry-Riddle were sought after for insight following the crash of a Germanwings airliner in the French Alps last week. more...

  60. Arizona, Florida Campuses Offer Summer Programs for Students on Aviation, Aerospace, Engineering, More

    Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 04:31 PM

    Advanced Robotics Camp

    Children dive into the activities at last year's Advanced Robitcs Camp.

    Students between the ages of 7 to 18 who enjoy the hands-on exploration of aviation, aerospace engineering, robotics, computers and many other STEM-related programs more...

  61. CYBERWEST Summit to Explore Economic, Technological, Legal Risks Surrounding Cyber Threats

    Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 09:14 AM

    Cyberwest 2015Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus to Host Event with Association for Enterprise Information, Top Business and Government Leaders March 25-26 in Phoenix more...

  62. Students Score More Than $30,000 in Scholarships at International Women in Aviation Conference

    Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 04:25 PM

    Women in Aviation - Worsham

    Donna Hrinak, of Boeing, congratulates Embry-Riddle student Elizabeth Worsham on her scholarship win.

    A Graduate Network Gathering, Girls in Aviation Day Also Draw Crowds at Annual Event Celebrating Female Flyers more...

  63. Embry-Riddle Hosts Girls from Volusia and Flagler Counties at Women in Aviation Day on March 31

    Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 03:45 PM

    Women in Aviation LogoHundreds of female middle school students from Volusia and Flagler counties will explore rewarding career fields in aviation, aerospace and engineering Tuesday, March 31, more...

  64. Harry and Ada Lamon Distinguished Speaker Series Welcomes Dr. Robert Franklin Jr. on March 25 at Embry-Riddle

    Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 03:15 PM

    Robert Franklin Jr

    Dr. Robert Franklin Jr.

    Dr. Robert Franklin Jr. will present the second discourse of the Harry and Ada Lamon Distinguished Speaker Series on March 25 at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus. more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  65. Embry-Riddle Hosts Accepted Student Preview Day at Prescott and Daytona Beach Campuses

    Mon Mar 23, 2015 at 12:48 PM

    Fall Open HouseEmbry-Riddle’s residential campuses will buzz with activity on Saturday, March 28, as accepted students and their families attend a fun and informative Preview Day. more...

  66. National Airline Quality Rating to be Announced April 13

    Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 12:18 PM

    Airline Quality ReportResults of the 25th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) will be announced at 9:30 a.m. EDT Monday, April 13, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Zenger Room, in Washington, D.C. more...

  67. Embry-Riddle Receives $10,000 Award for Women’s Engineering Institute from Microsoft and NCWIT

    Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 03:40 PM

    Nicole Stott and Girls

    Astronaut Nicole Stott talks to a group of young girls about aviation and engineering.

    Embry-Riddle’s College of Engineering at the Daytona Beach Campus has received a $10,000 award from the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Microsoft more...

  68. Embry-Riddle Returns to Early Roots in Brazil

    Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 12:15 PM

    ERAU LogoMore than 70 years after establishing Brazil’s first aviation school, representatives from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will meet with prospective students, families and national aviation industry leaders more...

  69. Salary Study Shows Embry-Riddle’s Graduates Earn Hefty Return on Investment

    Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 12:42 PM

    Payscale LogoPrescott Campus No. 1 in Arizona, Daytona Beach Campus No. 2 in Florida more...

  70. Embry-Riddle Golf Spring Invite Welcomes Beijing Athletes

    Thu Mar 5, 2015 at 12:00 PM

    Prescott Golf Team in China

    The Prescott Campus Golf Team visited China last year.

    Included in a 24-team lineup at this year’s annual Spring Invite will be a dozen special international visitors who in addition to hitting the links for some competitive golf more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  71. Embry-Riddle Hosts National Training Aircraft Symposium

    Thu Mar 5, 2015 at 11:33 AM

    National Training Aircraft Symposium 2015The 2015 National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) will take place Sunday to Tuesday, March 15-17, at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus. more...

  72. Embry-Riddle Begins Relationship with University of South Australia

    Mon Mar 2, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    Worldwide and Australia MOU

    Administrators signed an agreement with representatives from the University of South Australia last month.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has opened the door to new opportunities in Australia under a joint agreement finalized last month. more...

  73. Embry-Riddle Prescott and Stealth Software Partner to Benefit Students, Consumers

    Fri Feb 27, 2015 at 09:25 AM

    Stealth Software

    Chancellor Frank Ayers signs the partnership with Stealth Software.

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Stealth Software of Scottsdale, Ariz., have joined forces to create new applications and storage methods that will prevent the leakage of sensitive information more...

  74. Cultures Meet, Greet at Prescott’s International Festival

    Tue Feb 24, 2015 at 02:00 PM

    International Fest

    Students dressed in traditional garb at the festival as a way of representing their unique cultures and ethnicities.

    Continuing to grow each year, Prescott’s International Festival was open to students, staff and the Prescott community last weekend. Attendees strolled through the festival and sampled foods from more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  75. Worldwide to Offer Online Dual-Enrollment to High School Students Throughout the World

    Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 04:41 PM

    Online LearningEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide is now bringing online learning to high school students throughout the U.S. and abroad through its new dual enrollment program. more...

  76. Embry-Riddle Celebrates National Engineers Week with Address by NASA Director for Solar System Exploration

    Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 04:02 PM

    Engineers WeekDr. Firouz Michael Naderi, Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), will deliver a keynote address titled “Where Did We Come From and Who more...

  77. Prescott Business Students Tour Sea-Tac Airport, Alaska, Boeing

    Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 03:31 PM

    Students Tour Sea-Tac

    Students toured the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

    Embry-Riddle Prescott’s Student Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) spent their President’s Day weekend in the Pacific Northwest. more...

  78. Meet the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Team Feb. 18

    Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 03:00 PM

    Drive for DiversityNASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D), the leading developmental platform for female and multicultural drivers and pit crew members, has announced its 2015 class, in association with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. more...

  79. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Names Brad Sims Worldwide Chancellor

    Tue Feb 3, 2015 at 03:22 PM
    Brad Sims
    Brad Sims

    Brad Sims has been named chancellor of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide.

    Sims, who joined the university in 2013, most recently served as chief academic officer overseeing Worldwide’s colleges of aeronautics, arts and sciences and business and online learning. Before joining Embry-Riddle, he spent four years as dean of the College of Technology at Indiana State University. Sims has worked in private industry and also taught at Western Carolina University, University of Florida and Purdue University. more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  80. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Promotes Two Administrators to Senior Vice President

    Tue Feb 3, 2015 at 12:06 PM
    John R. Watret and Richard Heist

    Dr. John P. Johnson, President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, has announced the following changes in the school’s organizational structure that elevate two campus executives to university-level positions.  more...

    Categories: Featured, University
  81. Prescott Campus Welcomes Largest International Student Class Ever

    Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 09:53 AM


    Enrollment for the fall international admissions semester begins in June.

    This spring, the Prescott Campus welcomed 35 new international students to its classes — the largest number of international students in a spring semester in the school’s history. more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  82. A3IRCON 2015 Examines and Evaluates Future of Commercial Aviation, Cyber Security, Drones and More

    Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 03:00 PM

    A3IRCONGlobal research experts and aviation industry leaders joined more than 100 high school students, their families and college students representing nearly a dozen Arizona and California schools more...

  83. Dean of Students Celebrates 35 Years at Prescott Campus

    Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 03:00 PM


    Chancellor Frank Ayers presents a plaque to Larry Stephan and his wife, Brenda.

    Dean of Students Larry Stephan was one of 28 Prescott Campus employees who was honored at an Annual Service Awards Banquet celebrating employees with five to 35 years of service, more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  84. Recruitment, Alumni Events Hosted Under Rare Aircraft

    Mon Jan 26, 2015 at 10:00 AM

    Alumni Event - LA - Space Shuttle Endeavour

    The Los Angeles event was held underneath the Space Shuttle Endeavour, at the California Science Center.

    Nearly 400 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University alumni, faculty, staff, and current and prospective students gathered at events held in Los Angeles and Seattle last weekend more...

  85. Drones, Crash Investigation Prove Hot Topics at A3IRCON 2015

    Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    A3IRCONAviation industry and academic experts from around the world joined National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) board member Robert Sumwalt and more than 200 registered participants this week more...

  86. Embry-Riddle Hosts American Society of Appraisers Aviation Valuation Program

    Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 09:17 AM

    American Society of Appraisers

    Director of Fleet Maintenance Jack Haun leads a tour during the American Society of Appraisers multiday certification course.

    For the first time in more than a decade, Embry-Riddle partnered with the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) this week to conduct a three-and-a-half-day course cosponsored by Jet Support Services Inc more...

  87. ACBSP Reaffirms Accreditation of Embry-Riddle’s College of Business

    Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    ACBSP_AccreditedThe Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners has reaffirmed accreditation of the business programs at Embry-Riddle more...

  88. Airline Industry Leaders Gather at Embry-Riddle to Discuss Pilot Shortage

    Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    ERAU Pilots

    Embry-Riddle Airline Transport Pilot Certification grads Ethan Connor and Chin-Hsuan Hung

    Representatives from the White House, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), major U.S. airlines, including Delta, American, Southwest, United and JetBlue, and many regional carriers more...

  89. Experts Tackle Aviation and the Global Community at A3IRCON 2015

    Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 08:55 AM

    WHAT: The 2015 Aviation, Aeronautics and Aerospace International Research (A3IR) Conference, presented by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus more...

    Categories: Prescott
  90. U.S. News & World Report Ranks Embry-Riddle – Worldwide Among Top Online Educators

    Wed Jan 7, 2015 at 02:46 PM

    US News and World ReportFor the second year in a row, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide has been named one of the nation’s top online educators, according to a U.S. News & World Report listing released today. more...

  91. Dr. Charles Krauthammer to Begin the Spring 2015 President’s Speakers Series Jan. 20 at Embry-Riddle

    Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 02:46 PM

    Charles Krauthammer

    Charles Krauthammer

    WHAT: The Embry-Riddle President’s Speakers Series for spring 2015 at the Daytona Beach Campus begins Jan. 20 as Special Assistant to the President Marc Bernier hosts An Evening with Dr. Charles Krauthammer. more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  92. Florida State Senator Don Gaetz Presented with Honorary Doctoral Degree at Commencement

    Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 02:22 PM

    Don Gaetz Honorary Degree

    Board of Directors Chair Mori Hosseini (left) and President John P. Johnson (right) present Don Gaetz his diploma.

    Commencement speaker Florida State Senator Don Gaetz was presented with the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s graduation ceremony more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  93. Allianz and Embry-Riddle Create Safety Study Spanning Six Decades of Commercial Jet Aviation

    Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 04:10 PM

    Global Aviation Safety StudyWorldwide Study Shows Improvements in Aircraft and Engine Design, Communications, Technology and Training Make Flying the Safest Way to Travel more...

  94. Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus Earns Top Nod in Job Market Study for Second Year in a Row

    Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 03:11 PM

    Affordable Colleges Names Prescott Among Elite 1% as Part of ‘Million Dollar ROI’ Ranking more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  95. Embry-Riddle Named Among Top Schools for Military and Veterans for Sixth Straight Year

    Wed Dec 10, 2014 at 03:00 PM

    Top School for Military LogoMilitary Advanced Education Honors University’s Three Campuses in Annual College Guide more...

  96. Daytona Beach Soccer Player Named NAIA National Player of the Year

    Tue Dec 9, 2014 at 11:42 AM

    Andrea Froshaug

    Andrea Foshaug

    Just days after finishing as a national semifinalist for the first time in program history the Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team added several individual awards to its list of accomplishments more...

    Categories: Daytona Beach, Featured
  97. Embry-Riddle Prescott Soccer Produces 12 Scholar-Athletes

    Tue Dec 9, 2014 at 09:16 AM

    Prescott AthleticsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University students continue to prove successful both in the classroom and on the field, with student-athletes from the women’s and men’s soccer teams recognized more...

    Categories: Featured, Prescott
  98. Worldwide Student Invents Cell Phone Cord Saver

    Fri Dec 5, 2014 at 01:10 PM


    Student Wes Goulbourne invented Snakable.

    If you own a smartphone, odds are you’ve encountered that moment when your phone cord bites the dust after falling apart at the seams. For most of us, that frustration more...

    Categories: Featured, Worldwide
  99. Commencement Speakers: Florida State Senator Donald Gaetz and Race Team Owner David Robertson

    Wed Dec 3, 2014 at 02:34 PM


    Commencement at Embry-Riddle

    University to Name Dual-Enrollment Program in Gaetz’s Honor; Robertson to Receive Embry-Riddle Award for Service on Board of Trustees more...