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Megan Zahos Shares How Higher Ed is Addressing Pilot Shortage
Published: November 13, 2018.
Megan Zahos, assistant professor of Aviation and Transportation, explains to the ABC7 Chicago I-Team that Lewis University is among the institutions of higher education that are finding solutions to address the pilot shortage. Lewis University [MORE

Lewis University Flight Team Advances to National Championship for 10th Consecutive Time
Published: October 30, 2018.
The Lewis University Flight Team advanced to the national level competition for the 10th consecutive year by taking third place at the NIFA Region VIII SAFECON 2018 competition. The NIFA Region VIII SAFECON 2018 competition was held Oct. 9-13 at Purdue [MORE

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 Universityís main campus in Romeoville. The free conference was designed for anyone [MORE