July 23, 2015
Embry-Riddle to Honor NBAA President at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
WHAT: As part of its scholarship-raising Name A Plane Program, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will unveil a personalized decaled Cessna 172 from its university fleet to honor aviation organizational leader Ed Bolen, President & CEO of National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) at a special dedication ceremony during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015.
Presidentially nominated to multiple commissions ensuring the future of the U.S. aerospace industry, Bolen has chaired and served government and nonprofit organizations that have impacted not only the nation’s impact on aviation, but advancements in communications, surveillance, navigation and air traffic management. He also serves on the Aviation Advisory Board of MITRE Corp., a federally funded research and development corporation.
Embry-Riddle leadership, including Interim President Dr. John R. Watret, will be part of the presentation. Media is invited.
WHEN: 4:30 p.m. CT Thursday, July 23, 2015
WHERE: The Embry-Riddle booth space at No. 49, 50, 59, 60 and 61 is located in Aviation Gateway Park at EAA AirVenture.
- Melanie Hanns, Director of University Communications/Media Relations, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; (386) 226-7538, (386) 283-0753; firstname.lastname@example.org
About Name A Plane
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Name A Plane Program provides a unique opportunity to personalize one of the university’s residential campus fleets of Cessna 172s and Diamond Twin Stars as a tribute, honor, memorial or recognition of a loved one, special individual or organization. Money raised from this campaign goes directly to support students in the form of scholarships and financial aid. For more information, contact Director of Annual Giving, Yoon Choi, at (386) 226-7223 or email@example.com. For more information on the Name A Plane Program, go to erau.edu/name
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 75 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, and through online programs. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv.
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