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The College of Aeronautics and Engineering hosts events for our students and for the community. Please join us!

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All Upcoming Events

photo 2016 Vision 21 Awards Banquet Dean Sines speaking

Vision 21 Awards Banquet

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 6:00pm

  Join us Friday, April 26, 2019, as we celebrate our alumni, students, faculty and staff at our annual awards ceremony. Visit with longtime friends and meet the next generation of College of Aeronautics and Engineering alums. Register Here

Drone pilot flying a drone

Drone (sUAS) Seminar: Getting FAA Part 107 Certified

Friday, May 3, 2019 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 5:00pm


photo Nikki Kukwa headshot in formal dress

Nikki Kukwa Memorial Golf Outing

Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Tenth Annual Nikki Kukwa Memorial Golf Outing benefits the Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aeronautics Camp.  

ACE Academy students CAEST lab

A.C.E. Academy

Monday, June 10, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 14, 2019 (All day)

The Aeronautics Careers Education Academy is designed to allow high school students to experience facilities rarely open to the public. In a partnership with the Six District Educational Compact, this annual week-long program for 25 students entering grades 10-12 exposes students to a wide variety of career opportunities in the fields of aeronautics and aerospace engineering, including Air Traffic Control (ATC), professional pilot, aviation management, and aeronautical engineering.

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Girls Geared for Engineering Camp

Monday, June 10, 2019 - 8:45am to Friday, June 14, 2019 - 12:00pm

Girls Geared for Engineering Camp is for middle school aged girls which takes place June 10–14, 2019 at the Kent Main Campus. In 2017, campers experienced aerospace engineering and mechatronics-the integration of mechanical, electrical, computer, and systems engineering-on the Kent State University campus in this multi-disciplinary, weeklong day camp. They took part in fun and challenging engineering projects and activities, such as flying mini-drones and launching a rocket. Campers explored career opportunities during site visits to two well-known companies.

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Air Race Classic

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)

  43rd Annual Air Race Classic Important planning dates for 2019: Start activities in Jackson, TN take place from June 14th to June 18th The race takes place from June 18th to June 21st Terminus activities in Welland, ON (Canada) take place from June 21st to June 23rd Race Information

Participants in the Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aeronautics Camp

Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aeronautics Camp

Thursday, July 11, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, July 13, 2019 (All day)

Registration is now live for the 2019 Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aeronautics Camp.

photo 2016 Aero Fair towmotor towing aircraft into position

Aeronautics and Engineering Expo

Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

    Information will be coming soon for the 2019 Kent State University Aeronautics and Engineering Expo. The Kent State University Aeronautics and Engineering Fair will be held September 7, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Kent State University Airport. Please check back soon to find out more information about this fantsatic event!

photo girls embrace Kent State Aeronautics at the EAA AirVenture

Girls in Aviation Day

Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

We are eager to host Girls in Aviation Day in 2019. The event will be postponed in 2018 due to construction of the Aeronautics Academic Center at the Kent State University Airport. Kent State University's College of Aeronautics and Engineering will host a free event to bring the excitement of aviation and aerospace to all girls grades 4-12. Women in Aviation chapters across the globe and Kent State partner to connect you with other girls who are excited about aviation or want to learn more about it.

photo SkyHack 2017 participants

Aviation Hackathon #SkyHack

Friday, November 1, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, November 3, 2019 (All day)

Celebrate Burton D. Morgan Foundation and the College of Aeronautics and Engineering by participating in SkyHack,  an Aviation Hackathon.