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“We are thrilled to invite you to tune into our new Futureproof Focus podcast which focuses on the latest news, career opportunities and insights in the exciting fields of engineering, technology, management and aviation. Through unscripted, honest conversations with prominent industry, student, faculty and alumni guests, we will explore diversity, equity and inclusion in education and employment, and the forces that drive personal and career growth.”

HOST: Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo
President and Chief Executive Officer
Vaughn College

Latest Episodes

Gagandeep Munder’s ’14 Journey to Becoming a Pilot – Never Give Up Your Dreams

33:45  |  January 23, 2023

Gagandeep Munder’s ’14 story of becoming a pilot is a unique one. Growing up in India, no one took his passion for aviation seriously. After moving to the US, he knew he could make his dream come true. He got his aircraft operations degree from Vaughn and quickly became a pilot instructor.

A Look Inside the Air Cargo Industry with Atlas Air: Demand, Trends, Diversity, the Workforce and the Future

18.55  |  November 4, 2022

Check out this insightful conversation with Patricia Goodwin-Peters, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Atlas Air Worldwide. She discusses the pivotal role the air cargo industry played throughout the pandemic and how the demand for aviation professionals extends far beyond pilots and flight attendants to crew planners and schedulers, R&D and maintenance.

Booming Aviation, Engineering and Management Job Markets: How Vaughn is Answering the Call

28.57  |  October 18, 2022

We speak with Chaundra Daniels, Director of Career Services at Vaughn to learn about the in-demand career fields in engineering, technology, management and aviation, and how students should begin preparing for their careers early.

Top Health and Wellness Tips for College Students

32.22  |  August 24, 2022

In this podcast, we speak with Vaughn’s Director of Counseling and Wellness Dr. Stacey Dutil and Athletics Coordinator Omari Wright about all the mental health issues facing college students today and the various services and offerings Vaughn provides to help its incredibly diverse population of students.

A Conversation with Kirei Watson ’18 on Breaking Barriers in the Field of Engineering

31:06  |  July 21, 2022

Hear how Kirei Watson ’18 is living her dream as a rotational program engineer at Collins Aerospace, and how she’s breaking barriers in the industry every step of the way. Check it out!