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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

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