The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Aviation Institute is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week.
As part of the celebration, the Institute has invited a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) official for a guest lecture.
Dr. Richard Swayze, UNO alumnus and the FAA’s Assistant Administrator for Policy, International Affairs and Environment will share his insights into the aviation industry at the annual Charles W. Durham Distinguished Guest Lecture and Dinner. Swayze is responsible for leading the FAA’s efforts to foster the safety and capacity of the global aerospace system in an environmentally sound manner.
The dinner is set for Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Scott Conference Center on UNO’s Pacific Campus.
The celebration will continue Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with an open house at the home of the Aviation Institute, in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) Building on Dodge Campus.
Visitors will be able to meet faculty, staff and students and learn more about the institute’s programs. Parking will be available in Lot T – the lower level of the East Parking Garage.
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Sam Petto, UNO Media Relations Coordinator
Charley Reed, UNO Associate Director of Media Relations
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