Evening Highlights Student Success

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology honored Stephen A. Alterman, Cargo Airlines Association president and chairman for the Transportation Security Administration Aviation Security Advisory Committee, for his role as an influential leader in the air cargo industry and his dedicated support of Vaughn College. The seventh annual event was held on Thursday, November 4 in the William R. DeCota Hangar.

Darren DeVivo, radio personality and Disk Jockey at WFUV 90.7 FM, served as master of ceremonies for an evening that also highlighted outstanding academic and professional achievements of Vaughn students and raised funds to support experiences outside the classroom.

“Vaughn is dedicated to enriching the lives of its students and graduates by continually identifying and offering the in-demand programs that industries require while making connections with experts who can benefit our students through their expertise and foresight,” said Vaughn College President Dr. Sharon B. DeVivo. “We are deeply appreciative of Cargo Airline Association’s generous sponsorship and relationship with the College that will support Vaughn students in all programs through internship and career opportunities.”

Vaughn College serves many first-generation Americans and first-generation college students and seeks to provide an engaging educational experience for every student as well as creating a lifetime of opportunity for all.

“The future of the aviation industry is vitally dependent on educational institutions like Vaughn College. Tomorrow’s leaders are at Vaughn today, and everyone at Vaughn should be proud of their contributions that enable both passenger and cargo airlines to fill their job openings with a talented and diverse group of young hires,” said Alterman.