Boeing Advances STEM Education, Talent in San Antonio with $2.3 Million Investment

A new partnership between Boeing and the Kelly Heritage Foundation – an educational nonprofit organization affiliated with Port San Antonio – will expand STEM learning and workforce development across South Texas. The seven-year partnership and $2.3 million investment will strengthen the region’s STEM talent and enhance programming supported by the foundation, including those developed by […]

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Vance-Granville Community College Selected for FAA Training Program

Vance-Granville Community College in Henderson, NC has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected its Aviation program for the Unmanned Aircraft Systems-Collegiate Training Initiative program, or the UAS-CTI. “I’m happy for VGCC to have been recognized by the FAA as UAS-CTI partner,” says James Brown Jr., Customized Training Director at Vance-Granville’s South Campus. […]

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K-State Salina Receives Largest Corporate Gift in University History from General Atomics

Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is launching a revitalization plan for its aerospace teaching and research facilities thanks to the support of California-based company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. The company’s $10 million dollar gift marks the largest corporate gift to an academic program in Kansas State University’s history. With the General Atomics […]

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Challenger Center and AIAA Open Nominations for 2023 Trailblazing STEM Educator Award

Challenger Center and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) announced they are accepting nominations for the 2023 Trailblazing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educator Award. The annual award celebrates K-12 teachers going above and beyond to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators. Nominations can be submitted to aiaa.org/TrailblazingSTEMEducatorAward through December […]

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North Texas Job Corps and US Aviation Academy Launch New Training Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s North Texas Job Corps Center will partner with US Aviation Academy to train the next generation of aviation maintenance technicians via a new program. The North Texas Job Corps Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics Advanced Training Program offers free training to income-eligible Texas residents ages 18–24 who have completed a foundational […]

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SIU Researchers Pioneer Use of Psychology to Optimize Student Pilots’ Success

Photo above – Seeking to optimize performance: Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty Eric Lee, left, assistant professor in psychology, and Irene Miller, assistant professor in aviation management, are involved in research to examine whether sports psychology skills and techniques can help student pilots get in a good mindset and optimize their performances. (Photo by Russell […]

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Women in Aviation and Aerospace Day Event to Be Held December 9th at Tulsa Tech

In honor of the significant impact women have made to aviation in our State and to our industry, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission in community partnership with Tulsa International Airport, the Oklahoma Air and Space Forces Association, and Spirit AeroSystems will commemorate the state’s sixth annual Oklahoma Women in Aviation & Aerospace Day with an in-person […]

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