Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL), representative of the 3rd district of Illinois, will be the keynote speaker at a Chicago Area Business Aviation Association meeting and mentoring session at 11 a.m. on Sept. 28 in the hangar Lewis University’s main campus in Romeoville.
CABAA is a grassroots organization formed by business aviation professionals for the purpose of offering members information, training, and networking experiences to enhance the quality and quantity of business aviation operations in the Chicago area. CABAA has been supportive of future aviation business professionals though various scholarship opportunities. Most recently, CABAA awarded nine Lewis University aviation students were awarded more than $50,000 in scholarships this year.
“We look forward to this opportunity every year as we connect our students with aviation professionals that share their accomplishments and provide valuable insights on how students can achieve their own success,” said Bill Brogan, chair of Aviation and Transportation Studies at Lewis University.
A brief alumni event will be held afterward. Lewis University has the oldest aviation program among universities in Illinois. It is the only aviation program in the state that has an airport on campus. Lewis University offers undergraduate degrees in Aviation Administration, Aviation Maintenance Management, Air Traffic Control Management, Aviation Security and Aviation Flight Management. It also offers a graduate degree in Aviation Transportation online or on campus.
Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.
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