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SKCTC and EKU preparing students for career in aviation

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Erika Glover | BELL Co., Ky. (WYMT)

Educators from Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and Eastern Kentucky University said their new Aviation Technology Program is ready to go.

Both SKCTC President Dr. F. Lynn Moore and EKU President Dr. Michael T. Benson met in Bell County Wednesday afternoon.

Aviation Program Teams with ExpressJet Airlines to Provide Majors Career Pathway

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Eastern Kentucky University has formed a strategic alliance with ExpressJet Airlines to provide its aviation majors with a clear pathway to a career as an airline pilot.

Ninety-Nines' Scholarship Opportunities for Aviation Students

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The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots offers Scholarship Opportunities for aviation students. Scholarship applications for 2015 for their robust aviation program will be available late summer 2014.

EKU Aerospace Management student to participate in SEC-AAAE Internship Program


Eastern’s own Hannah Clayton, aerospace management senior from Taylorsville, Ky., is one of only four students selected to participate in this year's American Association of Airport Executives' Southern Chapter (AAAE-SEC) Internship Program.

EKU Aviation partners with regional carriers

EKU Aviation seniors, Endeavor Air presentation

“EKU Aviation is working tirelessly to create a seamless pathway for their graduates to go directly from Richmond to the right seat of a regional air carrier as quickly as possible after graduation. As such, today marks the first of many  visits by regional air carriers to the Richmond campus.

Aviation Seniors Receive Positive Feedback at College to Careers Conference

Endeavor Air officers and EKU Aviation award recipients

Friday, April 3rd, Eastern’s Aviation program hosted the 2014 College to Careers Conference for EKU aviation seniors and Somerset Community College aircraft maintenance technology students and staff.

The event began shortly after 9:00 a.m. with Ralph Gibbs, director of aviation/chief flight instructor at EKU introducing the panelist from Delta Air Lines and Endeavor Air.

Dustin Ratliff named as Schwendeman Outstanding Senior in Aviation

Dustin Ratliff with First Officer Logan Case from Endeavor Air

Mr. Dustin Ratliff has been named the 2014 Joseph Schwendeman Outstanding Senior in Aviation. He was honored during a presentation on Friday, April 3, 2014, at the annual Aviation program’s College to Careers Conference. This is the first year the award.

Benson outlines plans for Frankfort visit

EKU Regents meet in Frankfort

Priorities are science building, airport

- by Seth Littrell, The Richmond Register
February 24, 2014

EKU Aviation prepares students to meet new FAA requirements

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In keeping with EKU Aviation’s commitment to innovation and to be the premier aviation university in the U.S., this week EKU aviation announced another major upgrade to their already one-of-a-kind-proflight program. 

EKU Aviation Goes Online

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"On the radar” for EKU Aviation, there are several items of program growth.

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