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Department of Aviation
Student Organizations

Alpha Eta Rho

Alpha Eta Rho (AHP) is a professional collegiate aviation fraternity founded in 1929 to bring together students that have a common interest in the field of aviation. Membership in Alpha Eta Rho is open to all collegiate men and women who have a strong interest in, or who are currently seeking careers in, any field within the aviation and aerospace industries.

  • Student President: Zac Bell
  • Student Vice President: Joey Ozzauto
  • Advisor: David Tidwell

 

Eta Mu Sigma

The Eta Mu Sigma National Honor Society was founded at Auburn University in the 1970s, and recognizes and honors outstanding majors and minors in the aviation curriculum. The primary functions of the society are to stimulate and encourage professional development through high academic performance, develop spiritual and intellectual leadership skills among society members, and provide a medium of communication between individuals in the industry and members of the society. The mission of the society is to promote service in the community.

  • Student President: Matt Mote
  • Student Vice President: Jacob Williams
  • Advisor: Kurt Reesman

 

Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots, Aviatrixes Chapter

The Aviatrixes College Wing of The Alabama 99s Chapter of The Ninety-Nines is a group of aviators enrolled in the Department of Aviation at Auburn University who promote women in the aviation industry through educational programs. We are under the corporation of THE NINETY-NINES, INC.®.

  • Student President: Kate Andreone
  • Student Vice President: Karina Matechak
  • Advisor: Becky Baughman

 

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976. The mission includes providing support, community, and professional development for students on their collective journeys towards becoming aviation professionals. OBAP prepares young adults to realize a successful future and highlights the exciting potential available in aviation. OBAP offers exposure, training, mentoring, and scholarships to assist in increasing the number of underrepresented minority professionals.

  • Student President: Asia Anchrum
  • Student Vice President: Push Saha
  • Advisor: Willie Billingslea

 

Professional Pilots of Tomorrow

The Auburn chapter of Professional Pilots of Tomorrow connects members of the industry with Auburn Aviation students to foster relationships and act as an outlet for guidance, mentorship, and camaraderie. 

  • Student President: Mackenzie Lusk
  • Student Vice President: Stephen Morris
  • Advisor: Bart Nelson

 

Striped Wings Student Ambassadors

The Striped Wings Ambassadors promote the aviation program’s opportunities, recruit prospective students, and assist with communication between students, faculty, and alumni. They assist in tours, career fairs, outreach programs, conferences, air shows, fly-ins, and other events promoting Auburn Aviation.

  • Student Director: Scottie Manzo
  • Student Assistant Director: Dan Mohr
  • Advisor: Earle Thompson

 

War Eagle Flying Team

The War Eagle Flying Team is a nationally ranked competition flight squad that promotes aircraft ground knowledge, aircraft safety, and precision pilot skills.

  • Student President: Thomas Bingham
  • Student Vice President: Eric Tivy
  • Advisor: Wayne Ceynowa

 

Women in Aviation, War Eagle Chapter

Women in Aviation International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing networking, education, mentoring, and scholarship opportunities for women (and men) who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in the aviation and aerospace industries.

  • Student President: Isabella Velarde
  • Student Vice President: Ali Coeur
  • Advisor: James Birdsong