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Bravo For Bravman: How Two Internships Led to One Outstanding Career

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Landing one major internship was not enough for Bronco alum, Justin Bravman! During his time at WMU, Justin worked as an intern for two back-to-back semesters – first for Alaska Airlines and then for Southwest Airlines – two big names in in the aviation industry.

Friday Feature: Dr. Gail Rouscher

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This Friday’s faculty feature is Dr. Gail Rouscher! Dr. Rouscher has more than 25 years of experience in the field of aviation and has been an instructor at WMU since the fall of 2008.

Friday Feature: Kelly Erdmann

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This Friday’s Student Feature is Kelly Erdmann! Kelly is from Detroit, Michigan and is a currently a senior at Western Michigan University. She is double majoring in Aviation Flight Science and Aviation Management and Operations with a minor in Business.

Faculty Feature: Jeremy Hierholzer

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This week WMU Aviation is featuring faculty member Jeremy C. Hierholzer. Jeremy started as a faculty specialist in the fall of 2012. This is his second stint with Western Michigan University as he was an aircraft maintenance technician and a WMU faculty member from 1998-2003.

Friday Feature: Abimbola Ogundare

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Abimbola Ogundare is an international student from Nigeria, Africa. His major is Aviation Maintenance Technology. Abimbola Ogundare decided to attend WMU because of its reputation as a top aviation program. He was also impressed with the diversity at WMU.

It's a Great Day to Gear Up With Gold

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Almost every week, regional airline companies visit the College of Aviation at Western Michigan University in search for potential new hires from all three of our majors.

Professional Preparation

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They say, “its not what you know, but who you know.” Many people now a days, are attending college solely due to the fact that it is a requirement for the job they are seeking. However, university studies are much more than that, whether joining Greek life, student based organizations, or just focusing on the here and now, there are many opportunities that are provided to us as students that go unnoticed.

NGPA Spotlight

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This fall, Western Michigan University established a collegiate chapter of the National Gay Pilots Association, becoming only the second chapter on a college campus.

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