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Lewis University Aviation Students earn ISTAT Scholarship
Published: September 20, 2020.
Four Lewis University Aviation students were awarded ISTAT Foundation Scholarships for 2020. The Scholarship Program is dedicated to helping young people develop careers in aviation by offering scholarships to college-level students who are academically [MORE

Lewis Has Seven Swimmers Named to CSCAA Scholar All-America Team
Published: July 10, 2020.
The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association (CSCAA) named 1,479 swimmers and divers to its Scholar All-America Team for the 2019-2020 season. The award recognizes students who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and were invited to [MORE

Lewis University Welcomes American Airlines MD-80 to its Fleet
Published: January 23, 2020.
Lewis University officially welcomed a retired American Airlines MD-80 to its fleet on January 23. A brief celebration was held with American Airlines representatives and community members at Lewis University, a leader in aviation education since 1932. [MORE

American Airlines Donates Last 2 McDonnell Douglas MD-80 Aircraft
Published: December 19, 2019.
After retiring the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fleet to Roswell, New Mexico, in early September 2019, American is donating the last two MD-80 aircraft to CareerTech in Oklahoma City, and Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. The airline [MORE

Megan Zahos Flies with Blue Angels
Published: August 15, 2019.
Megan Zahos, assistant professor of Aviation & Transportation, was selected by the Blue Angels to fly in #7 F-18 Hornet because of the impact she's making on aviation. Visit https://www.lewisu.edu/aviation for more information about studying [MORE