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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 University’s main campus in Romeoville. The free conference was designed for anyone [MORE

William Z. Riley is Named Illinois Student Laureate
Published: November 20, 2017.
Chicago resident William Z. Riley, an Aviation Administration and Public Policy double major who is minoring in Economics, was honored November 11 in Springfield by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Riley was selected as the student laureate for Lewis [MORE

Lewis University Admissions Letters are Delivered by Drone
Published: November 13, 2017.
Lewis University kicked off the College Admission season with a special delivery to eight Romeoville High School students. A Lewis University Unmanned Aircraft Systems program drone delivered a college admissions acceptance letter November 13 to the students [MORE

Lewis University Flight Team Lands Second Place Finish at SAFECON 2017
Published: November 6, 2017.
The Lewis University Flight Team advanced to the national level competition for the ninth consecutive year by taking second place at the NIFA Region VIII SAFECON 2017 competition. Lewis University took second overall as well as in flight and ground events. [MORE