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Olympic dreams:  Embry Riddle seniors have set sights on competing in Russia

Olympic dreams: Embry Riddle seniors have set sights on competing in Russia

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Reta Woodard and Mike Edwards have a number of things in common. They are Embry Riddle Aeronautical University students who hope to graduate this year, they are ERAU athletes, and both have dreams of going to the 2016 Olympics in Russia. Woodard is majoring in air traffic management while Edwards […]

Embry-Riddle students named among winners of national competition

Embry-Riddle students named among winners of national competition

Daytona Beach – A team of eight engineering students from the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that designed and built a new kind of water purifier has been named one of the 15 winners of the 2012 People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) national competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As winners, […]

Fashion, talent show in Ormond to help build facilities in Africa

Fashion, talent show in Ormond to help build facilities in Africa

A fashion and talent show displaying singing, dancing, comedy, poetry, music and acrobats will be held Feb. 17 at the Calvary Christian Center Gymnasium in Ormond Beach at 7 p.m. The show, Africa’s Got Talent, which seeks to benefit infrastructure in Africa, will be judged by audience members who will cast their votes for their […]

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

BY JEROLINE McCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES The Flagler County NAACP has launched a voter registration drive in sync with the NAACP’s Washington Bureau in its efforts to register 300,000 new voters across the nation. “Within the past year, many states have enacted measures, which will have the result of restricting access to the voting booth,” noted […]

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Two Volusia County Council members have announced their intentions to run for different offices to continue their public service. Volusia County Chairman Frank Bruno says he will be running for the Florida Senate District 7 seat while Volusia County Council […]

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 […]