FEBRUARY 25, 2021 — UTSA’s vision to become a premier national research institution will soon get a blast in that direction thanks to important hypersonics research taking place on campus. Under the direction of Chris Combs, Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor in Aerodynamics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, UTSA is nearing the completion of a state-of-the-art, multi-million-dollar wind tunnel funded by the university.
(San Antonio * January 19, 2021) – Local students will expand their exploration of STEM careers by tapping San Antonio’s rich aviation and aerospace industry through resources provided by the Dee Howard Foundation in partnership with the IDRA Texas Chief Science Officer program.
Students are learning aviation history, using a flight simulator and building an experimental aircraft through the Supreme Dragon Aviation program that was established last year.
In 2016 as part of this initiative, in collaboration with and the support of our community and industry partners, we undertook the following initiatives…
In 2015 as part of this initiative, in collaboration with and the support of our community and industry partners, we undertook the following initiatives…
On 25 June 2015, as part of its support of educational initiatives (Pre-K thru 12, local colleges and universities), Wayne Fagan presented to Hai-Chao Han, PHD, a glass etching of a Rolls Royce Tay 650 engine.
As part of the DHF Pre-K thru 12 Initiative, The Dee Howard Foundation is pleased to join with Hallmark University and SASTEMIC as Program Partners to announce the launch of their first one week aviation summer camp to be held the week of 22-26 June 2015 at the Hallmark campus at San Antonio International Airport.
The Dee Howard Foundation was honored to have participated as an Exhibitor in the North East ISD Career and Technical Advisory Council 17th annual Career Expo for middle and high school students.
On 2 April 2015, as part of the DHF Pre-K thru 12 Initiative, The Dee Howard Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation awarded a grant in the amount of $500 to The DoSeum (San Antonio Children’s Museum) in support of its aviation and aerospace programs during its celebration of Aviation History Month in November 2015.
On 3 March 2015, the Dee Howard Foundation Fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation awarded its first grant under its Pre-K thru 12 Initiative in the amount of $500 to the Alamo Academies-Aerospace Academy.
The Dee Howard Foundation (DHF) has announced the launch of the DHF initiative to introduce students in pre-K thru 12 in public and private schools in the San Antonio region to career opportunities in aviation and aerospace.