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Lewis University Presents Ready to Fly! For Special Needs Students
Published: March 29, 2018.
Willowbrook High School students with special needs recently received a little help adjusting to the unfamiliar routines and procedures that are commonly used at the airport. The Lewis University Aviation and Transportation Department and the Occupational [MORE

Republic Airline Signs Pilot Hiring Agreement with Lewis University
Published: November 28, 2017.
Lewis University Flight Management students may now interview with Republic Airline as early as sophomore year thanks to a recently signed agreement with the airline and Lewis University. The RJet Cadet & Pilot Prep Programs offer students a defined career [MORE

Aviation Career Conference Launches Aspirations of Future Aviators
Published: November 20, 2017.
An exploration of career possibilities available in the fields of aviation and transportation were offered during the annual Aviation Career Conference November 18 on Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville. The free conference was designed for anyone [MORE

William Z. Riley is Named Illinois Student Laureate
Published: November 20, 2017.
Chicago resident William Z. Riley, an Aviation Administration and Public Policy double major who is minoring in Economics, was honored November 11 in Springfield by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Riley was selected as the student laureate for Lewis [MORE

Lewis University Admissions Letters are Delivered by Drone
Published: November 13, 2017.
Lewis University kicked off the College Admission season with a special delivery to eight Romeoville High School students. A Lewis University Unmanned Aircraft Systems program drone delivered a college admissions acceptance letter November 13 to the students [MORE