An Eye-Opening Degree
Alumnus Peter Stodolski shares how his Embry-Riddle degree helped shape his future.
Alumnus Peter Stodolski graduated from Embry-Riddle in 2018 with his an associate’s degree in Aviation Maintenance Science and will graduate with his bachelor’s degree in 2021. Now working as assistant director of maintenance for the corporate flight department for Mass Mutual, Stodolski reflects on his time at Embry-Riddle and how it prepared him for the future.
“Embry-Riddle opened up my eyes to new avenues of aviation that I was not aware of,” he shared. “Attending Embry-Riddle was a humbling experience. I really enjoyed meeting new people and learning from others.”
With more than 140,000 alumni across the world, Stodolski shares that being an Embry-Riddle graduate has introduced him to new people within aviation.
Additionally, his Applications in Aviation & Aerospace Law class was impactful on his career.
“This class opened my eyes to the law aspect of aviation maintenance,” Stodolski said. “It taught me some of the repercussions within aviation if the law is violated.”
Finally, Stodolski shared his advice for future students.
“Don't get frustrated or lose sight of the end goal. Your time at Embry-Riddle will fly by. Take the time to enjoy the journey. Also, be a mentor to the next generation of students. Once working within the aviation field, take time to recruit new talent, become involved with promoting aviation and remain active within the aviation industry.”