The women’s and men’s Prescott Campus Cross Country teams are the 2015 California Pacific Conference Cross Country Champions. This is the first Cal Pac Championship for the women and the men’s second consecutive Cal Pac title.
Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus is one of 16 collegiate teams selected to compete in the 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon.
Ken Witcher (’02, WW), dean of the Worldwide Campus’ College of Aeronautics, was named a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society.
In January, the Worldwide Campus was named No. 1 for Best Online Bachelor’s programs by U.S. News & World Report. It was previously ranked No. 5.
Richard Prazenica, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the Daytona Beach Campus, received a $1 million, two-year grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
David Ison (’03, WW), research chair and assistant professor of aeronautics for the Worldwide Campus, was elected to a three-year term as an Educator Trustee for the University Aviation Association.
The 2014–15 Cal-Pac Championship Prescott Campus’ Men’s Golf team earned All-Academic Team (NAIA) recognition from the Golf Coaches Association of America, posting the highest GPA of all colleges and universities in the nation (3.75).
Katariina Nykyri, associate professor of physics at the Daytona Beach Campus, was awarded $370,000 to be a guest investigator for NASA’s heliophysics research program.
Ebenezer Gnanamanickam, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the Daytona Beach Campus, received a three-year, $360,000 Air Force Young Investigator Award.
Greg Feith (’96, DB) was named a Living Legend of Aviation on Jan. 22, 2016. Feith is a former National Transportation Safety Board air safety expert.