Vaughn in the News
The demand for pilots, air traffic controllers, mechanics and aeronautical engineers has never been higher, creating a great need for Vaughn graduates. Several news stations have recently reported on this trend, among other topics, featuring the training programs at Vaughn College as potential solution. Check out Vaughn’s news coverage below.
More than 60 high schools in the tri-state area competed in one of the country’s largest qualifier competitions held at Vaughn College on 2/4/24 to determine who will proceed to the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas.
Check out this montage of the latest news coverage Vaughn College has received over the last year surrounding the air traffic controller and pilot shortage, and how Vaughn is helping to address the problem.
Vaughn College has served as a launching pad for aviation professionals for over 90 years. Now it announced that over 70% of its student population are people of color – adding much-needed diversity to the field of aviation, which has historically been dominated by white men. Check out the full segment on News12 that aired 10/13/23.
Vaughn College is training the next generation of pilots and air traffic controllers amidst a rising shortage in the aviation industry, one that President Dr. Sharon DeVivo said she hasn’t seen in her 27 years at the College. Check out ABC7’s coverage.
As airlines continue to struggle with staffing shortages, Vaughn College is training the next generation of aviation professionals including air traffic controllers, pilots, engineers and maintenance technicians.
As demand soars for aviation professionals, NY1 showcases how Vaughn College is preparing the next generation of airline pilots, air traffic controllers, aeronautical engineers, airline and airport managers and aviation maintenance professionals.
The air traffic control and flight programs at Vaughn College are highlighted by CBS News, noting how they could help answer the aviation industry staffing shortages.
Scripps News showcases Vaughn College’s air traffic control students who are training to fulfill some of the largest staffing shortages that the New York area has ever seen. The FAA plans to hire 15,000 controllers over the next decade.
Vaughn’s President, Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo, was featured on ABC7NY’s Tiempo with host Joe Torres on 9/24/23 where she shared valuable insights about how Vaughn’s mission to empower the next generation of aerospace and engineering leaders, especially Latino leaders, is succeeding.