Corporate Relationships

Through programming, increased enrollment and new hires, the College of Aeronautics and Engineering is expanding at a rate parallel to no other within Kent State University. Corporate partners and relationships provide internship and mentoring opportunities to CAE students along with a clear pathway to post-collegiate employment.



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FedEx Corporation 

Kent State University’s FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center provides a world-class training ground to help aviation students and future pilots soar to even greater achievements. 

The sleek, modern learning center, made possible with gifts totaling $6.5 million from FedEx Corp., is the second building for the College of Aeronautics and Engineering. It provides students with a state-of-the-art learning facility that will allow the college to accommodate more students to meet the growing need for commercial pilots worldwide.

Learn more about the FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center Kent State Unveils World-Class FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center



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Delta Propel Program

Kent State University’s nationally ranked Professional Pilot program, in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, is one of only three nationwide that Delta Air Lines selected in 2019 to become a Delta Propel Partner, a program that creates career opportunities for students studying to be future commercial pilots.

Through Delta’s Propel Collegiate Pilot Career Path program, the airline will interview, help train and recruit high-quality pilot candidates among Kent State students who meet the program’s eligibility requirements. 



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Kent State is now a Supporting Member of the Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute. With this new membership, Kent State is now able to participate in all of the collaborative's activities and coordinate on proposals that will aid in the organization's mission to accelerate the advancement of robotic technologies and increase global U.S. manufacturing competitiveness. 

We also now are able to participate in all of ARM's seminars which highlight the achievements within member bodies as well as innovations in the industry that will set Kent State apart in robotics for manufacturing.