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Scholarships Helping to Ease Teacher Shortage

A local foundation is taking steps to improve the teacher shortage in Yavapai County by increasing its pledge to support qualified scholarship applicants. Yavapai County residents interested in pursuing an education degree now can apply for one of several $2,000 or more scholarships for the coming academic year. Grants are available from the Gardner Family […]

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Aviation Leader Emphasizing Communication Skills, Attitude, Work Ethic

Real success in the business and professional world requires far more than just academic and technical skills. That is the message from senior vice president of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Katie Pribyl. She addressed Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University graduates during their Dec. 16 commencement. “One really important thing that you probably aren’t expecting […]

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Multi-Million Residence Hall Under Construction at ERAU

Another $20 million construction project is underway at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott. It is the third multi-million dollar building to go up since 2014. This time, it is a residence hall. Chancellor Frank Ayers told QCBN, “Embry-Riddle’s commitment to its students, faculty, staff and the community has included more than $70 million in construction […]

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ERAU Boasting Record Enrollment, Major Construction Projects, Nobel Prize Winning Research

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s (ERAU) Prescott campus has never been more upward bound, according to President Barry Butler. He reported on the “State of the University” when he visited campus in early October. Butler, speaking before the ERAU-Prescott Board of Visitors and several administrative officials, emphasized that the university has never been in better shape – […]

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ERAU Student Selected to Golf in World University Games

Being selected as one of only two American golfers for the second largest amateur athletic event – The World University Games (WUG) – was “…the biggest honor I’ve ever received,” said Matt Andrews, a junior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott. Andrews, from Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and his teammate, Dylan Rottner from Fort Worth, Texas, were picked from […]

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ERAU Book Drive Rebuilding Library Destroyed by ISIS

It is not unusual for honor organizations to have charitable projects. But a project that is 7,300 miles and two continents away? The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University chapter of the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is conducting a book drive to help rebuild a once spacious and internationally renowned central university library that was […]

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Defining a Cultural Shift in Education

Technology integrates everyday life, transforming the way people learn, adapt, create solutions and work together. As education continues to prepare children to achieve the American dream, digital innovations inspire problem solving through iterative and collaborative learning. Today’s students represent “a generation of kids who don’t know that the world existed before Google, laptops, smart phones […]

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