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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

DeMik Weighs In on Runway Incident on ABC World News Tonight
Published: August 11, 2018.

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