Student Retention, Affinity and Persistence Initiative Wins Award for Excellence

A high-tech effort to help students feel connected with Embry-Riddle and persist with their studies this week earned a top award for excellence in higher education. The Embry-Riddle Worldwide Retention, Affinity and Persistence initiative was honored by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Cooperative for Educational Technologies – known as WCET.
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 6, as Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the City of Prescott co-host Wings Out West, featuring an aerial demonstration, numerous static aircraft displays, an aeronautical tech fair, and a regional fly-in at Prescott Regional Airport, Ernest A. Love Field. A variety of food vendors and concessions will also be on site.
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Smart composite materials now under development in Embry-Riddle’s John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex (MicaPlex) show promise for improving aviation safety by continuously monitoring aircraft for structural failures – even in flight.
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Thousands of students in Florida have received a head start on college by taking courses in their high schools through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Gaetz Aerospace Institute, the largest aerospace/aviation-related dual enrollment program in the country.
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As part of Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 17, a panel of top community legal experts discussed at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University the current and persistent challenges of the Fourth Amendment, which protects people from unreasonable search and seizures.
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Under an unprecedented and far-reaching partnership agreement with Airbus, Embry-Riddle will offer its award-winning educational programs at Flight Works Alabama – a major new aviation experience center designed to build workforce capacity across the aviation and aerospace fields.
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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s undergraduate engineering programs at the school’s residential campuses in Prescott, Ariz., and Daytona Beach, Fla., have once again received superior marks in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges guidebook, an annual listing of more than 1,800 accredited four-year schools in the United States. “It’s great to see the continued high marks these outstanding engineering programs are receiving, given the excellent public and private institutions across the country that offer these degrees. We are proud of our students, faculty and staff for making these programs among the best in the world,” said Dr. P. Barry Butler, president of Embry–Riddle.
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PRESCOTT, Ariz. – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott Campus has partnered with SkyWest Airlines to provide aspiring airline pilots direct access to the tools, support, and guidance needed to take control of their commercial aviation career. “The benefit to current and future Embry-Riddle students is that SkyWest is by far the largest regional carrier in the U.S. and is a partner with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines,” said Dr. Juan Merkt, Chair of Embry-Riddle’s Aeronautical Science Department.
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