27-Mar-2012 Source: Embry-Riddle
Presidentâ€™s Safety Day is an annual event recognizing the safety record of the flight department at the Prescott campus. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University President, Dr. John Johnson, attended the event on February 23, 2012, to present the Presidentâ€™s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Safety. This yearâ€™s recipient was Mr. Gordon Jiroux, President and Owner of Universal Helicopters, Incorporated (UHI). UHI is the contractor for providing helicopter training for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. UHI has provided high quality flight instruction with zero accidents for two years. The College of Aviation is proud to have UHI providing helicopter flight instruction for the Prescott campus.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 40 baccalaureate, master’s, and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Engineering. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz., and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 150 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Canada, and the Middle East. 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, visithttp://www.embryriddle.edu.
[web posted by Embry Riddle on March 22, despite event date in February]