A total of 102 students will be receiving 110 degrees through Embry-Riddle Worldwide Europe this spring. Almost 50 Embry-Riddle graduates will attend the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Graduation Ceremony at the Lufthansa Training & Conference Center in Seeheim, Germany, Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. Immediately follow the ceremony, faculty, staff, friends and alumni are invited to a reception honoring the graduates and their families.
After just six weeks into the Embry-Riddle presidency, Dr. P. Barry Butler participated in an interview on Monday with Marc Bernier, Director of the Embry-Riddle SpeakER Series. Among the many topics they touched on, the president discussed his career influencers, why he chose to work at Embry-Riddle, his management style, student success, athletics, online education, diversity, research, alumni engagement and how he will not miss the tough Iowa winters. Watch the video and see photos or check out the local media coverage, below.
Eighteen students will make up the inaugural graduating class from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Worldwide campuses located at U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM) bases in Japan and South Korea. Associates and bachelor’s degrees will be awarded in Aeronautics, Technical Management and Maintenance. Master’s degrees will be awarded in Aeronautics, Management and Project Management—19 degrees in all.
Dr. Ali Tamijani, Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus, has become the second Embry-Riddle recipient in as many years to receive a research grant through the 2017 U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s Young Investigators Research Program.
Four Embry-Riddle students from an Introduction to Engineering Honors section at the Daytona Beach Campus are moving to the final phase of competition in the NASA Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts - Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition.
Requiring only three on-campus visits a semester and geared toward the safety professional desiring to quickly advance his/her career, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott campus has introduced a new, revamped Executive Master of Science in Safety Science program.
One of the advantages of an education at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the ability to obtain hands-on, real-world experience in a student's chosen field. Such was the case with Dr. Cindy Greenman's BA 439 Federal Taxation class as her students spent half of their spring semester volunteering to provide AARP Tax Aide to the Prescott community.
An estimated 1,500 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students will earn degrees as commencement ceremonies will be held for the Daytona Beach, Fla., Prescott, Ariz., and Worldwide campuses in May.
Live web streaming of each ceremony will be available. Information on each ceremony is listed below:
After earning a bachelor’s degree from Embry-Riddle in Homeland Security, Jose Magadan was drawn to a career in cybersecurity.
With his experience serving in the U.S. Marines and studying homeland security threats, Magadan decided to pursue Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management and Policy. Within 13 months, Magadan became the first student to graduate from the program.
The Pittsburgh Tribune interviewed Daytona Beach Campus College of Business Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Bijan Vasigh for a story about the recent forcible removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight. Video surfaced soon after the incident, showing police dragging a man out of his seat and down the airplane aisle by his arms.
The story is titled “After United incident, Police Say They're Not 'the Muscle' for Airlines.”
Twenty-eight Embry-Riddle student members of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) have returned from the 43rd Annual Convention in Kansas City, Missouri with an armful of awards and $3,400 in cash prizes in the Boeing Flight Competition, a technical competition for NSBE undergraduate students to design and fly balsa wood gliders.
After four years at the top of the Airline Quality Rating, Virgin America slipped to third in 2016, and the airline it announced a merger with last year – Alaska Airlines – has finished No. 1, with Delta coming in at a close second, according to the 27th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR), released today (Monday, April 10) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
The National Training Aircraft Symposium (NTAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently accepting papers, posters and brief summaries for its 2017 conference in Daytona Beach, Florida, which takes place August 14 - 16. This year's NTAS Conference will focus on current research conducted in academia and industry in areas ranging from pilot supply and flight training, to technology and leadership in aviation. Visit the conference website for more information.