Ohio Today Spring 2012

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Unique classes engage majors and nonmajors alike At Ohio University, there are plenty of learning opportunities to be had beyond the typical classroom walls — from serving at a hospital in Africa to signing the letter Z. International cuisine, anyone? Aviation? Why not? There’s no better time than college to think outside of the box. Flying over friendly Southeastern Ohio skies, multiengine flight instructor Cory Lombard (right) instructs a student in the aviation program’s Baron 55. The speed and performance of the Baron — a highperformance twin engine plane — make it a common industry aircraft. “Other schools can’t believe we have a Baron for use in training,” says staff flight instructor George Armann. “It’s really a major reason why many students choose to come here to pursue aviation.” photo by

Mark Dawson MA ’11

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