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Embry-Riddle Central Region Dean Elected to the Board of Certified Safety Professionals 2012 Board of Directors

Embry-Riddle Central Region Dean Elected to the Board of Certified Safety Professionals 2012 Board of Directors

Dean of Academic Affairs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide’s Central Region, Dr. Mark Friend, is a newly appointed member to the 2012 Board of Directors for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP).  The Champaign, IL-based nonprofit organization is recognized as the leader in high-quality credentialing for safety, health, and environmental practitioners. The BCSP […]

Embry-Riddle to Offer Short Courses in Aviation Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation

Embry-Riddle to Offer Short Courses in Aviation Safety and Aircraft Accident Investigation

Daytona Beach, FL, and Prescott, AZ, January 24, 2012 The Professional Programs Office of the College of Aviation at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host several five-day Center for Aerospace Safety/Security Education (CASE) short courses that combine the latest information on safety, security, human factors and aircraft accident investigation topics with a professional and dynamic classroom […]

Reserve Bank of India to Publish Major Report by Embry-Riddle Professor

Reserve Bank of India to Publish Major Report by Embry-Riddle Professor

Dr. Vedapuri Raghavan, an associate professor of finance in Embry-Riddle’s College of Business, has learned that a major study he co-produced for India’s Central Bank, the Reserve Bank of India, has been approved and will be published by the bank. Dr. Raghavan and a team of internal experts at the Reserve Bank worked on the […]

Local leaders tout accomplishments of B-CU president

Local leaders tout accomplishments of B-CU president

Community leaders were surprised by the announcement

Three state trailblazers will be inaugural inductees

Three state trailblazers will be inaugural inductees

The three will be memorialized on plaques displayed on a wall of honor in the state Capitol Building rotunda. The plaques will be unveiled at a formal induction ceremony to be held soon. The governor selected the three individuals from among 10 finalists submitted to him by the Florida Commission on Human Relations.

New coach, same goals for Wildcats’ baseball team

New coach, same goals for Wildcats’ baseball team

FLORIDA COURIER
Over the last 16 years, Bethune-Cookman has had one of the most successful baseball programs in the nation, especially among historically Black colleges and universities.
Longtime Coach Mervyl Melendez left last summer to take over the Alabama State program and the school has hired former University of Tennessee assistant Jason Beverlin.

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 131

Random thoughts of a free Black mind, v. 131

Walk to the middle: In the closest, most meaningful GOP primary in recent Florida history, thousands of Black Republican voters are blithely ignored. During the administration of ‘The First Black President,’ issues important to Black Democratic voters were routinely ignored. Are there any better arguments for Black Floridians walking to the middle by registering to vote with “No Party Affiliation”?

B-CU president walks away

B-CU president walks away

The newspaper series detailed how the private HBCU based in Daytona Beach was slapped with 13 state and federal lawsuits and administrative complaints, including legal actions filed by longtime professors, the former men’s basketball head coach and the former football head coach, and a former student who said she was raped by a group of basketball players and that the university tried to cover it up.

Latest state school rankings stir up controversy

Latest state school rankings stir up controversy

The state on Monday released a ranking scale that rates school districts from highest to lowest. But the rankings are coming under fire from school district superintendents who say it’s not a fair way to look at how well students are doing.

Black politicians say, ‘Just pay ME!’

Black politicians say, ‘Just pay ME!’

After seeing their mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters beaten to a pulp, castrated or even executed, many slaves would just give up to get along. Subsequently, one White overseer with a whip in one hand and a Bible in the other could control hundreds of slaves.