Sustainability and Technology”

Carissa Marion (left) Jalia Manga (right) are the first female pilot team from Kent State to compete in the Air Race Classic. Follow their progress on Twitter using #NikkiTheTopHawk.   What was scheduled to take four days to complete, Kent State University’s Flying Flashes finished in three. Carissa Marion, a Kent State flight instructor and graduate of the university and Jalia Manga, a flight technology major in Kent State’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, landed in Daytona Beach,...

A Kent State aeronautics student looks over Nikki, the university’s new aircraft, on the tarmac at the Kent State Airport. The student will be flying the plane in the 2016 Air Race Classic. Nikki, the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft, was revealed Feb. 23 at the Kent State University Airport to students, alumni and friends of Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program, and to family members of the plane’s namesake. Nikki joins the university’s fleet of 33 training planes. Kent State was named a 2016 Top Hawk university, one of only...

A Douglas DC-3/C-47 cargo plane sits on the tarmac at the Kent State University Airport during the 2014   Aviation Heritage Fair. The plane is owned by the Yankee Air Museum and was open for tours. The Aeronautics Department from Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 19th Aviation Heritage Fair on Saturday, Sept. 19. The event is from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow, Ohio.  This family-friendly...

Thomas Long (second from left), assistant professor in the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology, walks along the flight line at the Kent State University Airport with a group of Kent State students. Scholar of the Month Thomas Long Assistant Professor College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology 2014-present Thomas D. Long is assistant professor and lead faculty member in Aeronautics-Aviation Management at the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology. His research focuses on aviation effects on the...

Kent State students Kyle Snyder, Nilufar Nurinova and Vincent Shannon have gained valuable experiences through internships and co-ops. They are pictured in the new Center for Undergraduate Excellence. Earlier this year, the state of Ohio designated the second Tuesday of April as “Ohio Internship and Co-op Appreciation Day.” The purpose of the day, which falls on April 14 this year, is to raise awareness of the value of internship and co-op opportunities in this state and promote the establishment of internship and co-op programs at...