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2014-07-28 12:22:29

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot presented Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) with the Center of Excellence Award on Thursday, July 24th at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, Virginia. Superintendent Dr. Karen Garza received the award, presented by CyberPatriot National Commissioner Bernie Skoch, on behalf of FCPS. Attendees at the ceremony included school district members, industry professionals, CyberPatriot...

2014-06-30 23:06:40

The International Society of Safety Professional and the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University sponsored the 6th Annual Human Factors and SMS Seminar. Mr. Dan McCune, Associate Vice President for Safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, was the Master of Ceremonies for the event which was held at the Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Love Field. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Mr. D Smith, founder and President of the International Society of Safety Professionals (ISSP), said he...

2014-06-26 12:20:51

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preparations for the Air Force Association's first ever CyberPatriot CyberCamp pilot are underway in Texas. Bernie Skoch, CyberPatriot National Commissioner, and staff will visit Texas Woman's University (TWU) July 14, 2014 to teach twenty high school student campers about online safety and cybersecurity. The CyberCamp program was developed by the CyberPatriot National Youth Cyber Education Program to allow educational institutions and...

2014-06-18 12:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's CyberPatriot program has announced Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) of Northern Virginia as its fifth CyberPatriot Center of Excellence. CyberPatriot, the nation's largest and fastest growing youth cyber education program, is AFA's flagship science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program dedicated to strengthening cyber skills among American youth. Students in the program also gain...

2014-06-03 12:20:45

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- (ORLANDO) Waypoint Global Strategies, Inc., announced that it has brought on Alex Mirot, an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, to lead the Unmanned Safety Institute, a training, education, and aviation safety institute for UAS. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140603/93552 As Director of the Unmanned Safety Institute, Mr. Mirot will...

2014-05-21 23:16:53

Zach Floto, who graduated from Liberty University School of Aeronautics (SOA) on May 10, earned the National Top Pilot Award out of more than 300 participants from 28 schools at the National Intercollegiate Flight Association (NIFA) competition, hosted by Ohio State University Airport on May 12-17. Liberty’s SOA was awarded the Collegiate Aviation Progress Award after its flight team soared to a fifth-place showing, its best-ever finish and James Curry, a 2013 graduate and Certified...

2014-05-20 23:00:42

Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics (SOA) was awarded the Collegiate Aviation Progress Award after its flight team soared to its best-ever finish at the May 12-17 National Intercollegiate Flight Association (NIFA) competition, hosted by Ohio State University Airport. Zach Floto, who graduated from Liberty’s SOA on May 10, earned the National Top Pilot Award out of more than 300 participants from 28 schools to lead the team to a fifth-place showing. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) May 20,...

2014-05-14 23:02:46

Student- and faculty-built autonomous aircraft, cars and robots demonstrated with other unmanned systems at a May 11 kick-off to an international conference. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 A Ford Escape Hybrid, equipped by a team of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University students and faculty with a GrayMatter Autonomous Vehicle System, navigated around NASA’s Kennedy Space Center track on its own Sunday, May 11, without remote control or human involvement. A precursor to the 2014...

2014-05-09 23:02:57

Fifteen Winners from Daytona Beach Campus, Two from Worldwide Campus Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University were granted a record 17 Maintenance Technical Reward and Career Scholarships (TRACS) out of 41 total scholarships awarded at the annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) Maintenance Management Conference last month in Tampa, Fla. “This year’s group of students receiving scholarships from the NBAA was...

2014-05-08 23:06:20

Embry-Riddle Prescott Campus to Host with Association for Enterprise Information, Embry-Riddle Worldwide, Top Industry and Government Leaders May 13-14 in Phoenix PRESCOTT, ARIZONA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Building a secure future, changing government policy, cyber research trends, and the latest in creating a secure cyber future are just a few of the topics industry, government and academic leaders will discuss May 13-14 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Ariz., as part of the...


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