WAI and Harvard University Offer Emerging Leaders Scholarships

Rising women leaders in the aviation and aerospace industry are encouraged to apply to attend Women in Leadership: A Program for Emerging Leaders, a three-day professional development program hosted by Women in Aviation International and instruction by Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education. Generously funded by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, this course will take […]

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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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Auburn University’s School of Aviation Inks Career Pathway Partnership with Southwest Airlines

Auburn University’s School of Aviation has announced a partnership to make the university’s acclaimed aviation program the newest university partner to join the Southwest Airlines Destination 225° pilot recruitment program. The partnership aligns Auburn’s growing School of Aviation with Southwest Airlines, frequently voted among the nation’s most admired and awarded airlines. The Southwest Airlines Destination […]

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Blue Line Aviation Founders Create $100,000 “Fly Right” Scholarship For Students Who Soar Above and Beyond

Blue Line Aviation has announced the Fly Right Scholarship program. The $100,000 flight training scholarship will be awarded this school year to a Johnston County Public School graduate who soars above and beyond to do what’s right, who has a high level of personal ethics and character, and who positively contributes to their world around […]

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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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Western North Carolina’s Robust Aviation Education Network Supports Local Students Seeking Aviation Careers

Photo above – Asheville Regional Airport’s (AVL) Runway 5K was held in October and raised more than $19,000 for local aviation education. The sold-out race was capped at 1,000 racers. During the summer of 2020, western North Carolina local Tim McBride found himself in a life-changing situation. His personal training business in Hendersonville struggled during […]

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NBAA Announces New Scholarship to Honor Retired COO Steve Brown

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced the formation of the Steve Brown Leadership Scholarship, in honor of the association’s former chief operating officer, who retired earlier this year. The scholarship was created by NBAA, in coordination with NBAA Charities, to support students interested in pursuing a career in business aviation who are currently […]

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Women’s Aviation Career Symposium Launches Educational and Networking Event for Women Interested in Careers in Aviation

The Women’s Aviation Career Symposium (WACS) will be held for the fifth year on March 18, 2023. WACS is a professional career conference for women only, from high school juniors to retirees and will take place at Western Michigan University’s College of Aviation located in Battle Creek, MI. Designed to introduce women to aviation and […]

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