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Project Haiti Wins Support from the Ford Motor Company Fund

Students examine clean water systems data in Haiti.The Ford Motor Company Fund has named Project Haiti – an Embry-Riddle initiative that brings clean drinking water filtration systems to Haitian communities – as one of 10 organizations to receive a $25,000 grant through the Ford College Community Challenge.

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Diversifying STEM

A student makes adjustments to a small robot in advance of competition.The SECME Summer Institute aims to enhance STEM classroom instruction for underserved and underrepresented K-12 students; expose them early to the possibilities of college; and introduce them to role models working in STEM careers.

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Eagle Donor Q&A: Shelley Rossell

Shelley Rossell, class of 1994Shelley Rossell (’94, DB) is a self-described sci-fi nerd who transitioned from engineering to IT in her career. She believes an Embry-Riddle education builds a sense of community.

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Hockey Team Celebrates Crowdfunding 'Win'

ERAU Ice Hockey team, Daytona BeachEmbry-Riddle’s Ice Hockey Team has been around for 20 years, but it just got its first pro-level coach. They also raised more than $10,000 to cover their competition expenses.

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In-Flight Service

Leah Murphy sits smiling in helicopter cockpit.Scholarships help Prescott student Leah Murphy translate her love of flight into serving others. “I want to be that person who is there for the worst day of people’s lives, to help contribute to making it better. I know it’s a tough job, but there is nothing I want to do more.”

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Turning Dreams into Reality

Naia Butler_craign examines a CubeSat whil interning at Nasa's Glenn Research Center.Naia Butler-Craig is one step closer to her dreams of earning her doctorate in aerospace engineering and becoming an astronaut, thanks to the support from several scholarships.

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A Gift for All Nations

Sid Mann, in center, stands with classmates and friends Dimitrios Vastardis from Athens, Greece and Adnan (Eddie) Mekkaoui from Beirut, Lebanon.More than 50 years after sharing a room with a flight student from Beirut, Lebanon, whom he only knew as “Eddie,” Sid Mann went on a personal quest to honor his roommate, who passed away unexpectedly in 1961. The only problem was: He didn’t know his real name.

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Stepping Up: Worldwide Scholarship is helping Air Force mechanic Chris Steppe earn his degrees

Worldwide student Chris Steppe says his educational goals would have been hard to attain without scholarship support. When his tuition assistance from the Air Force was completely maxed out for the year, he received a Worldwide Campus Patron’s Scholarship that's helping him cover his educational expenses.

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Gulfstream Aerospace supports students with contributions and expertise

In 2018, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation helped fund improvements to the senior aircraft design lab and provided financial assistance for co-op interns and other student-focused priorities. ...read more

Pantelis Vassiliou creates giving challenge to support Doryland Engineering Endowment

Pantelis Vassiliou (’86, PC) has established the Nancy and Tracy Doryland Aerospace Engineering Faculty Support Endowment at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus. The endowment will fund educational opportunities for both current and future aerospace engineering students. ...read more

Joey's Gift

There is a good chance that Joey Max Hanley would have been a pilot when he grew up, just like his dad, mom, grandpa and great-grandfather. But the Colorado toddler never got the chance. He died Nov. 24, 2017, after battling a rare brain tumor. ...read more

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