In line with its mission to prepare students for life-long success, achievement and leadership, Jacksonville University today announced a partnership with Delta Air Lines to mentor and develop the most talented students in JU’s premier School of Aviation through the …Read More »
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Flight Team lands prestigious “Spirit of Excellence Award” at regional Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference
The Flight Team is back from Auburn, Ala., after going head-to-head with some of the nation’s top flight programs in the Region IX National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).
Competing schools this year included Auburn …Read More »
Barrera, Tuohy, Grey honored as 2017 JU Distinguished Alumni
Standouts in aviation, military and entrepreneurial endeavors are recipients of this year’s prestigious Distinguished Alumni awards for 2017.
Honored at halftime of this year’s Homecoming football game as “Distinguished Alumni of Excellence Class of 2017” was Kelly Barrera ’86, while …Read More »
UPDATE: More School of Aviation students now eligible for important certification after FAA grants JU petition
IMPORTANT UPDATE SINCE THIS STORY WAS FIRST FILED: Originally, graduates of the JU School of Aviation beginning last year could be eligible for the Restricted Air Transport Pilot Certificate (R-ATP) with 1,000 hours of flight time. This did not cover …Read More »
Faculty and student research using drones to study oyster beds gets off the ground at crowdfunder Experiment.com
With an eye toward re-opening recreational oyster harvesting in Northeast Florida, the Marine Science Research Institute, Department of Geography and the Environment, and the School of Aviation have launched a crowdfunding project with Experiment.com aimed at using drones …Read More »
First female Aviation graduate Kelly Barrera ’86 highlights year-end banquet
Current students were honored for their hard work and dedication, and graduating seniors were congratulated for their achievements, at the recent annual School of Aviation banquet honoring the past, present and future of the aviation program at Jacksonville University. A …Read More »
Pilot gateway program through jetBlue Airlines provides opportunities for aviation students
Jacksonville University Aviation students Joseph Schmidt and Nathan Whittenton will join 17 other jetBlue University Gateway students when they attend the “Sun ‘n Fun” International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland April 22.
Gateway students competed by writing an essay on …Read More »
TSA Security Director visits Women in Aviation
The School of Aviation recently welcomed Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Federal Security Director Patricia Chasse Hiatt to speak with Aviation students on her duties and responsibilities in the North Florida area. Periodically, the “Women in Aviation” group brings in highly …Read More »
Undergraduate researchers exploring drone technology in Aviation
The Davis Aviation Center is looking to launch an experiential learning program surrounding unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Simultaneous interest by three aviation students sparked the interest in order for Jacksonville University to be a place to conduct undergraduate research, with …Read More »
Best performance in school history at Southeast Regional flying competition
The Jacksonville University Flight Team continued its tradition of excellence by finishing second overall at the recent Region IX National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s (NIFA) Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference (SAFECON).
With the finish, host site JU earns an automatic bid …Read More »