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Lewis Women Pilots Soar to Success in Air Race Classic
Published: June 28, 2019.
Megan Shaffer, Lewis University graduate student in aviation and transportation and Mickael Ashworth, a junior in aviation flight management took to the skies June 18-21, 2019 in the 43rd Air Race Classic (ARC), the oldest airplane race of its kind in [MORE

Lewis' Holve Wins NCAA 'Elite 90' Men's Volleyball Award
Published: May 2, 2019.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced on Wednesday (May 1) that Lewis University's Grant Holve (Carlsbad, CA/Carlsbad) has been selected as the Elite 90 award winner for the 2019 NCAA Men's National Collegiate Men's Volleyball [MORE

Pull a Plane at Lewis University to Support Special Olympics Illinois
Published: March 25, 2019.
     The ultimate tug-of-war competition is looking for teams to battle in pulling a 24-ton Republic Airways jet. Lewis University and Republic are the presenting sponsors of the Plane Pull event to raise funds and awareness to benefit athletes of Special [MORE

Aviation Maintenance Management Online/Evening Program is Accepting Applications
Published: March 6, 2019.
As the job market continues to demand more aviation maintenance technicians than are available, Lewis University continues to provide innovative ways for potential aviation maintenance technicians to earn degrees and launch careers.       Applications [MORE

Aviation Academy Partnership Takes Flight with District 214
Published: February 4, 2019.
Lewis University’s aviation education is taking off with District 214 students who are interested in aviation careers. More than 40 District 214 students are currently enrolled in Lewis University’s Aviation Academy, which launched in July 2018. More [MORE