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New ERAU President Pledges Strong Support for Prescott Campus

“I sense a strong feeling of family, loyalty and camaraderie on this campus that I find refreshing,” said P. Barry Butler, the newly named president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at a recent open house on campus. Having earlier spent several hours meeting with campus administrators, faculty, staff and students at the ERAU Prescott campus, Butler […]

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ERAU Annual Economic Impact Measured in the Millions

A jaw-dropping economic impact estimated at more than $214 million annually in Yavapai County? And $278 million in Arizona? All because of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University? That was the response by some who first heard the results of an economic impact study about ERAU’s Prescott campus. Such findings were revealed in a research report called, “Comprehensive […]

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ERAU Business Students Shine Among Nation’s Brightest

Quad Cities businesses or organizations looking for exceptional business talent do not have to look far. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) business students have proven themselves again, coming out on top in the prestigious National Leadership Conference competition, and demonstrating why recruiters come to campus to search for talent. In performances that pitted ERAU against other […]

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Soldier Shares Benghazi Battle Experience

Kris Paronto, a former Army Ranger, told an audience of about 850 at in the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Athletic Center that in no way should his remarks about what he observed at Benghazi be interpreted as politically motivated. “I’m here for only one reason tonight, and that’s to tell you what I saw as one […]

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ERAU Astrophysicists Listening as Black Holes Collide

Cataclysmic events, like the merger of two massively dense black holes, result in vibrations or ripples in the universe that eventually reach Earth. That is how Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University astrophysicists describe gravitational waves that stretch and compress the fabric of space. “The metaphor that we like to use is that gravitational waves let us hear […]

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ERAU Graduates Ranking Among Best For Job Placement

A record number of graduates – 202 students – received degrees during fall commencement ceremonies for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Dec. 12. Praising the students as being among “…the brightest ever to earn ERAU degrees,” Frank Ayers, chancellor of the Prescott campus for the nation’s highest ranked aviation and aerospace university, said the graduating students were headed […]

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ERAU Home for Guinness World Record Model Aircraft Collection

Odds are that if it ever flew – anywhere – a model of that aircraft is in the Guinness World Record collection housed in the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University library in Prescott. Known as the John W. Kalusa Miniature Aircraft Collection, the one-of-a-kind display showcases 5,829 models of private, commercial, military and concept airplanes, balloons, dirigibles, […]

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Amelia Earhart Talk at Embry-Riddle

Learn about the dynamic but short career of legendary Amelia Earhart from highly decorated, combat pilot Ernest E. Tissot Jr., Rear Admiral USN, Retired. This free, public, multi-media Aviation History Program titled Amelia Earhart: A Study in Courage, Daring and Foolhardiness is presented at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Davis Auditorium in Prescott, at 7 PM on […]

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