Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2017 issue
CARBONDALE, ILL. – Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s Aviation Technologies program and Shenyang Aerospace University (SAU) in China will begin an articulation agreement in fall 2018. The 2+2 project, approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education, will likely bring 50 to 60 students to Carbondale beginning in 2020. The academic concentrations will be on avionics and maintenance with a goal to recruit 150 students. Students who stay in China will receive the Shenyang Aerospace University degree; those who come to SIU will receive a bachelor’s degree in aviation technologies with a specialization in avionics from SIU Carbondale.