Take Advantage of Alumni Benefits and Services:
Network with Eagles
Embry-Riddle’s Alumni Association Networks are organized by city/geographical location and meet several times a year. Virtual networks are also available. These online communities provide an avenue for ongoing communication and are centered on shared professional interests and university affiliations, such as college majors. Alumni Networks offer graduates opportunities to:
- Connect for professional and social purposes
- Make an impact in their communities through service projects
- Stay informed about their alma mater and news in the aviation/aerospace industry
Find out which networks are ideal for you: alumni.erau.edu/networks. Alumni may join as many networks as they wish. Membership is free.
Be a Card-Carrying Eagle
All Embry-Riddle Alumni are eligible to receive a “Forever an Eagle” card. To obtain your card, visit the EAGLE Card office on any campus, or sign up on the alumni website: http://alumni.erau.edu/eagle_card.
If you happened to be on the US campus, bring along your Eagle Card to the Alumni Office and be amazed by the benefits that the card entitles you to.
Other benefits are also available at: http://alumni.erau.edu/discounts . Alumni are encouraged to attend any and all homecoming activities.
To learn more visit: alumni.erau.edu/events/homecoming
- The ERAU Alumni website alumni.erau.edu is the information hub for upcoming events and university news.
- Sign up to receive eagleNEWS, the monthly electronic newsletter for alumni. Manage your subscriptions through your alumni profile at alumni.erau.edu/join.
- Request a free subscription to Lift, the alumni magazine for Embry-Riddle. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. View the digital edition at http://alumni.erau.edu/Lift.
- Get social with fellow alumni on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ERAUAsiaAlumni/,.
Career and Networking Opportunities
Join the EagleHire Network: http://careerservices.erau.edu/ to receive news of current job openings; and take advantage of CareerShift, a job search resource offered free to Embry-Riddle Alumni: http://alumni.erau.edu/careershift.
Add to the Legacy
The University Archives is the official repository for the historical records and artifacts for all three Embry-Riddle campuses and its predecessor bodies. The holdings document the history of Embry-Riddle from its origins to the present. Visit erau.edu/about/archives to search Embry-Riddle’s archives and to learn more about the university’s formative years. To make a donation of historic Embry-Riddle memorabilia and/or original photos, contact the archivist: erau.edu/about/archives.
Nominate an Embry-Riddle alumnus for an award alumni.erau.edu/awards. The Embry-Riddle Alumni Awards Program recognizes alumni and their achievements in their careers, their service to the university and community, and/or in the aviation and aerospace industries.
A formal awards ceremony is held annually at each residential campus, in conjunction with Alumni Weekend/Homecoming celebrations. Alumni award recipients may attend the ceremony at the Daytona Beach or the Prescott campus.
The excellence of any educational institution depends heavily on the quality, interest, and participation of its alumni.
We encourage you to reach out to current students by serving as a mentor and/or encouraging prospective students to explore continuing their education at Embry-Riddle. You can also help fellow alumni advance in their professions, when you are in a position to do so.
As you move on in your careers and lives, we invite you to stay involved with your alma mater by remembering the Embry-Riddle acronym: E-R-A-U.
E = ENGAGE
Stay engaged by sharing your career and family updates with Lift, the alumni magazine for Embry-Riddle, and the monthly electronic eagleNEWS. Email updates to email@example.com.
R = REPRESENT
Represent your alma mater proudly and return to campus for our homecoming activities: OctoberWest Alumni Homecoming Weekend and Wings Out West Air Show in Prescott, Ariz., and Alumni Homecoming Weekend and Wings & Waves Air Show in Daytona Beach, Fla. Also, don’t forget to wear your alumni pin with pride!
A = ACT
Act now by joining an alumni network close to you and updating your contact and employment information on our website community. Alumni networks host exceptional events across the United States and throughout the world. Join here: alumni.erau.edu.
U = UNITE
You and your fellow graduates are forever united through your shared Embry-Riddle passion and experience. Stay connected; stay united.
You are “Forever an Eagle”
The Alumni Association values the active participation and feedback of our alumni. To get involved, contact the Alumni Association at Asia.Career.Services@erau.edu
Event(ful) Times Ahead
Embry-Riddle and the Alumni Association participate in several air shows and conferences throughout the year (subject to change). Special alumni receptions are held at a number of these events. To view and RSVP to attend an alumni reception near you, visit: alumni.erau.edu/events
- EAA Air Venture, Oshkosh, Wis.
- Farnborough Airshow, England
- National Business Aviation Association
- Paris Airshow, France
- Singapore Airshow
- The Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition
- Singapore Aviation Open House
- Sun n’ Fun, Lakeland, Fla.
- Women in Aviation International Conference
- Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
- American Association of Airport Executives
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Supporting Next-Generation Eagles
Alumni Legacy Scholarship
Sons and daughters of Embry-Riddle graduates are automatically eligible for this $1,500 award. The scholarship may be renewed annually for full-time students attending Embry-Riddle. Make sure to check the “Parents attend ERAU option,” when completing the application for admission.
Alumni Endorsement Grant
As an alumnus/a, you have the opportunity to assist students with an Alumni Endorsement Grant. Your endorsement is worth $4,000 over a four year period to an incoming student attending either the Prescott or Daytona Beach campus. Each eligible incoming student referred by an alumnus/a can receive up to $1,000 off their tuition and fees each school year. For information visit: alumni.erau.edu/endorse
Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
The Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship was established in 2011 to celebrate Embry-Riddle’s milestone achievement—reaching 100,000 alumni. The scholarship benefits students attending Embry-Riddle’s three campuses. Join in the celebration! Make a contribution online today.
Fostering Success: Student Alumni Ambassadors
Student Alumni (SA) Ambassadors are student liaisons between the office of Alumni Relations and the entire student body. They promote awareness of Alumni Relations programs and support a culture of philanthropy on campus through community service activities. They also work to establish and safeguard Embry-Riddle traditions for current and future Eagles.