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Empowering Long Island’s Future: Cradle of Aviation Museum and MacArthur Airport Partner to Inspire Aviation Education

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May 25, 2023, marked an exciting day for aviation education and career opportunities on Long Island. The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), and the Town of Islip joined forces to establish a unique partnership aimed at promoting aviation education and inspiring students to consider careers in the field. The partnership was […]

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The Institute for Workforce Advancement – Introduction to Composites

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The Institute for Workforce Advancement (formerly Composite Prototyping Center) recently held its inaugural Introduction to Composites class in the STEM laboratory at the Cradle of Aviation. This 15-hour course, which provides hands-on training and classroom lectures, gives high school students and in-transition workers insight into the many exciting and well-paying jobs available here on Long […]

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Salute to Women in STEM | Cradle of Aviation

Salute to Women in STEM

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is happy to announce its annual Women in STEM Event to be held this March in honor of Women’s History Month! Women in STEM is an opportunity for girls in both middle school and high school to hear from female leaders in STEM career fields. This year, the Museum will […]

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Women in STEM on Long Island

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According to the National Science Foundation, while women comprise half of the workforce, less than 30% hold STEM careers (2018). When we take a closer look, women in STEM are mainly represented in the health science and research divisions, but if we compare these findings to architecture and engineering, women are less represented. In order […]

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Boy Scout Badge at the Cradle of Aviation

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This February, the Cradle of Aviation will host a Four Badge Boy Scout Mini Camp from Tuesday-Thursday, February 18-20, 2020, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Scouts enrolled will complete camp with the Aviation, Energy, Space Exploration and Robotics Merit Badges. Dress: Class “B” uniforms Cost: $200 per scout (non member), $170 (member) Scouts must provide Blue Cards […]

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