Embry-Riddle Stories

Wanjiku Kanjumba

Wanjiku Chebet Kanjumba (’20, ’21) has a simple goal in life: She wants to write her name “in the sands of time.”

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Wanjiku Chebet Kanjumba (’20, ’21) has a simple goal in life: She wants to write her name “in the sands of time.”

Ryan Lange

Support from his family and the Eagle community helped Ryan Lange set a course for success – and lay the foundation for first-generation students to come.

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Support from his family and the Eagle community helped Ryan Lange set a course for success – and lay the foundation for first-generation students to come.

Nicole Schoenstein

Nicole Schoenstein completed the M.S. in Human Factors after landing her job at NASA Johnson Space Center as a Human Factors Engineer.

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Nicole Schoenstein completed the M.S. in Human Factors after landing her job at NASA Johnson Space Center as a Human Factors Engineer.

Phil Paddock

U.S. Air Force veteran Phil Paddock has always felt compelled to serve his country. Now, he’s used his education to find a new way to serve – just not in uniform.

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U.S. Air Force veteran Phil Paddock has always felt compelled to serve his country. Now, he’s used his education to find a new way to serve – just not in uniform.

Brennan Acevedo

Aerospace Engineering major and Boeing Scholar Brennan Acevedo is one of few that have a set plan in life.

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Aerospace Engineering major and Boeing Scholar Brennan Acevedo is one of few that have a set plan in life.

Christian Wood

Christian “Woody” Wood feels most in his element when he’s inspecting an aircraft or rebuilding a jet engine.

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Christian “Woody” Wood feels most in his element when he’s inspecting an aircraft or rebuilding a jet engine.

Kate Fraser

Human Factors Alumna Helps Advance the Safety of the Aviation Industry

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Human Factors Alumna Helps Advance the Safety of the Aviation Industry

Michael Lopez

Michael Lopez is fascinated by the promise of collecting, analyzing and using data to make better business decisions.

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Michael Lopez is fascinated by the promise of collecting, analyzing and using data to make better business decisions.

Adva Amir

Worldwide student Adva Amir recently flew her first flight with passengers after a yearlong hold on her training due to COVID-19.

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Worldwide student Adva Amir recently flew her first flight with passengers after a yearlong hold on her training due to COVID-19.

Bella Memeo

Bella Memeo reinforces lessons learned in classes and the flight deck by illustrating new concepts in her notebooks, then reviewing the visuals to make abstract concepts…

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Bella Memeo reinforces lessons learned in classes and the flight deck by illustrating new concepts in her notebooks, then reviewing the visuals to make abstract concepts come to life.

Lucia Karnes

Lucia Karnes Advances her Education in Unmanned Systems at Embry-Riddle Worldwide.

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Lucia Karnes Advances her Education in Unmanned Systems at Embry-Riddle Worldwide.

Zsoee Eisel

Prescott student and Boeing Scholar Zsoee Eisel (‘21) was introduced to aviation early, having spent much of her childhood flying around the world with her mother, a…

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Prescott student and Boeing Scholar Zsoee Eisel (‘21) was introduced to aviation early, having spent much of her childhood flying around the world with her mother, a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines. She knew she wanted to continue traveling when she grew up – only she would be the one flying the plane.

Anna Scott

For Prescott Campus student Anna Scott, her first takeoff at the controls of a Cessna 172 pretty much charted her future course. That moment “changed everything” and…

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For Prescott Campus student Anna Scott, her first takeoff at the controls of a Cessna 172 pretty much charted her future course. That moment “changed everything” and put her on a path to a career in the air.

Erik Lentz

For many, the pandemic presented an opportunity to take up hobbies and interests both old and new. For Space Physics alumnus Dr. Erik Lentz, it was the perfect time to…

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For many, the pandemic presented an opportunity to take up hobbies and interests both old and new. For Space Physics alumnus Dr. Erik Lentz, it was the perfect time to pursue his dream research project.

Samantha Ramos

Prescott graduate student Samantha Ramos hopes to advance aviation and aerospace safety – and inspire other young women to pursue their passion.

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Prescott graduate student Samantha Ramos hopes to advance aviation and aerospace safety – and inspire other young women to pursue their passion.

2021 Air Race Classic

This year’s Air Race Classic may look a little different, but two teams of dedicated female aviators at the Prescott Campus are ready to rise to the challenge.

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This year’s Air Race Classic may look a little different, but two teams of dedicated female aviators at the Prescott Campus are ready to rise to the challenge.

Alijah McDonald

Legos first inspired Alijah McDonald’s dream of a career in engineering. From Myrtle Beach to Daytona Beach, he is turning that dream into reality and engineering his…

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Legos first inspired Alijah McDonald’s dream of a career in engineering. From Myrtle Beach to Daytona Beach, he is turning that dream into reality and engineering his future.

Shaddi Abdala

Daytona Beach student Shaddi Abdala recalls boarding a plane for the first time when her family moved from Colombia to the United States. Now, this aspiring female aviator…

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Daytona Beach student Shaddi Abdala recalls boarding a plane for the first time when her family moved from Colombia to the United States. Now, this aspiring female aviator is finding her own seat in the cockpit.

Andrew Wang

Military Stand-Out Finds Home at Embry-Riddle

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Military Stand-Out Finds Home at Embry-Riddle

Luis Artigas

Safety Management Student Earns Award for Improving Safety at Military Medical Center

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Safety Management Student Earns Award for Improving Safety at Military Medical Center

Maya Benson

Being an engineer was never the plan for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University freshman Maya Benson.

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Being an engineer was never the plan for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University freshman Maya Benson.

Alanah Pluchos

Pursuit of a Pilot's Dream

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Pursuit of a Pilot's Dream

Nathaneal Hill

Engineering a Unique Educational Journey

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Engineering a Unique Educational Journey

Jake Barson

The Journey to Sustainability

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The Journey to Sustainability

Michaela Adams

High School Computer Coder Turned Cyber Warrior

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High School Computer Coder Turned Cyber Warrior

Kelcey Kocer

Juggling Work and School with Being a Parent

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Juggling Work and School with Being a Parent

Haleema Irfan

Discovering the Impact of Space Flight on the Human Body

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Discovering the Impact of Space Flight on the Human Body

Leading Edge

When we say award-winning, we mean it. Embry-Riddle’s undergraduate Aerospace Engineering programs have been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for 20 years, and…

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When we say award-winning, we mean it. Embry-Riddle’s undergraduate Aerospace Engineering programs have been ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for 20 years, and our Worldwide Campus was recently named No. 1 in the nation for Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs and Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs for Veterans.

Business Degrees at Worldwide

A Smart Investment with Immeasurable Returns

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A Smart Investment with Immeasurable Returns

Nina Egbalic

Recent Grad, Nina Egbalic, scored a great job out of college. Learn how Embry-Riddle can open doors for you too.

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Recent Grad, Nina Egbalic, scored a great job out of college. Learn how Embry-Riddle can open doors for you too.

Malik Moville

Imagine hunting for cures to brain disorders — in space.

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Imagine hunting for cures to brain disorders — in space.

Victoria West

Student Gains Life Lessons During Textron Internship

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Student Gains Life Lessons During Textron Internship
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