2015 Giving News

University strives to restore 1928 biplane owned by T. Higbee Embry

Embry-Riddle is trying to raise $150,000 to fully restore its historic 1928 WACO aircraft, owned by founder T. Higbee Embry and used in the school’s early days for flight training and airmail delivery. ...read more

Embry-Riddle Launches Crowdfunding Site to Support Key Projects

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University has launched a crowdfunding website to give its alumni and friends a more immediate way to support targeted key initiatives at its Daytona Beach, Prescott and Worldwide campuses. ...read more

HAECO establishes new scholarship for engineering, aircraft maintenance students

Representatives of HAECO Americas have pledged $50,000 to establish an endowed scholarship benefiting aerospace engineering and aviation maintenance science students at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus. ...read more

Worldwide College of Aeronautics Faculty Name a Plane

The Embry-Riddle Worldwide College of Aeronautics celebrated the naming of a plane by its faculty Wednesday at the Daytona Beach Campus’ Samuel M. Goldman Maintenance Hangar. ...read more

Kasmer Kosciolek finishes strong with Parent’s Fund Scholarship

Kasmer Kosciolek had originally planned to attend Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus to become a pilot, but soon discovered a strong interest in Global Security and Intelligence Studies. ...read more

Arth Pande reaches his goals with help from a Senior Eagle Scholarship

The son of two teachers in India, Arth Pande has had a passion for flight since childhood, but affording a college education in the United States has been tough. ...read more

A Successful 2015 Faculty and Staff Campaign!

You made the 2015 Faculty and Staff Campaign the best ever by generously giving back to support our students! Check to see if your department exceeded 50% participation this year! ...read more

Rockwell Collins Fosters the Next Generation of Engineering Students

Eight student-engineering organizations got a boost in funding, thanks to a $14,000 check from Rockwell Collins, presented April 22 to Embry-Riddle College of Engineering faculty. ...read more

Embry-Riddle creates its first endowed professorship with Raisbeck Engineering gift

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University establishes first-ever Endowed Distinguished Professorship, thanks to a $1 million gift from Raisbeck Engineering. ...read more

Worldwide student receives Board of Trustees Scholarship

Jake Pope, a junior aeronautics major at the Embry-Riddle Worldwide campus at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, and a cadet in Valdosta State’s Air Force ROTC program, receives $5,000 to help fund his dream of being a U.S. Air Force officer. ...read more

Eastern Aviation Fuels Inc. Increases Scholarships for Embry-Riddle Students

More Embry-Riddle aviation and business students will get scholarship assistance, thanks to a boost in funding from Eastern Aviation Fuels, Inc. The scholarship amount has been increased to $12,000 over three years. ...read more

Keeping Jesse King's Dream Alive

Parents Tanya and Craig King continue to support the Jesse C. King Jr. Memorial Space Physics Scholarship, keeping their son's dream alive while helping current students achieve their academic and career goals. ...read more

Simon Martinez's astronaut dreams fueled by Senior Eagle Scholarship

Thanks to the Senior Eagle Scholarship, Simon Martinez ('15, DB) overcomes financial and personal obstacles to move closer to his goal of becoming an astronaut. ...read more


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