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Embry-Riddle to Graduate 244 Students

10 December 2019  

Embry-Riddle to Graduate 244 Students at Fall Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 14

PRESCOTT, Ariz. – A total of 244 students representing Embry-Riddle’s Prescott and Worldwide Campuses will graduate at the University’s Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9 a.m. at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.

Featuring 164 students from the Prescott Campus and 80 from the Worldwide Campus, the graduating class includes 22 Prescott students receiving military commissions: 18 from Air Force ROTC and four from Army ROTC. 

The keynote speaker will be Arlando S. Teller, State Representative for District 7 in the Arizona House of Representatives. Teller, an Embry-Riddle Aviation Business Administration graduate (’95) has worked for the City of Phoenix’s Aviation Department, the California Department of Transportation, and the Navajo Nation’s Division of Transportation. He was elected to his position as State Representative in November, 2018, where he serves on the Transportation Committee, Land & Agriculture Committee, and is the Vice-Chair for Indigenous Peoples Caucus, a member of the Aviation/Aerospace Caucus and Co-Chair for the Arizona Aerospace Association.

“We are so pleased to have Representative Teller, an Embry-Riddle alum, addressing our graduating class,” said Chancellor Dr. Anette Karlsson. “Like our graduating students, this will be my first Embry-Riddle graduation— and I cannot wait to experience and share this special day with them.”

For more information on the Prescott/Worldwide commencement, go to

A live streaming broadcast of the ceremony will be available at

WHEN: 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

WHERE: Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N. Main Street, Prescott Valley, Ariz.

Media Contact: Jason Kadah, Communications Director, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.; (928) 777-6731;

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