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Follow Along Lewis University Aviation Students in the Air Race Classic
Published: June 15, 2024.
Lewis University Certified Flight Instructor Katelyn Gall of Channahon, Ill., will race for a second time in the Air Race Classic June 18-21. The Lewis University Alumna will race with Lewis University Aviation Student Laura Carreno of Melrose Park, Ill., [FULL ARTICLE

Lewis University Awarded FAA Grant for Aviation Maintenance Workforce Development
Published: April 15, 2024.
Lewis University’s College of Aviation, Science, and Technology received an Aviation Workforce Development Grant of $496,016 from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help underrepresented populations enter the aviation workforce. Lewis University [FULL ARTICLE

Lewis University, United Airlines Join Forces to Develop Next Generation of Aviators
Published: October 25, 2023.
A new partnership with United Aviate, United Airlines’ pilot career development program, offers Lewis University student pilots and instructors the most secure path to the airline’s flight deck.  The Aviate program adds a great benefit to the nationally [FULL ARTICLE

Duckworth Tours Lewis University’s Aviation School, Discusses Bill to Boost Aviation Training and Workforce
Published: July 21, 2023.
U.S. Senator and pilot Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today visited Lewis University’s College of Aviation, Science and Technology to visit their onsite hangar and highlight her work to strengthen the aviation workforce. Duckworth, a member of the U.S. Senate [FULL ARTICLE

Lewis University Takes Flight in Air Race Classic for First Time Since 2020
Published: June 14, 2023.
Lewis University student Katelyn Gall of Channahon, Ill., and alumna Makaylah Schwark of Bourbonnais, Ill., will take off June 15 for the 2023 Air Race Classic occurring June 20- 23. Their team name this year is “We Don’t Talk About Flight Club.” The [FULL ARTICLE

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