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Dee Howard News

08 April 2016

Aviation Hall of Fame inaugural event set in San Antonio

The aviation and aerospace history of San Antonio, Texas, will be in focus at the inaugural event of the new San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame on March 31.

11 October 2020

Aviation pioneer Dee Howard’s legacy lives on at UTSA

(SAN ANTONIO, October 8, 2020) – Nearly $250,000 have been endowed to support students and faculty in the  UTSA College of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Program.

06 February 2016

Coming Soon: San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame

As a lasting tribute to the city’s place in aviation and aerospace history, community leaders in San Antonio have established the San Antonio Aviation and Aerospace Hall of Fame, with its inaugural class of inductees to be honored at a dinner on Thursday, March 31.

27 May 2014

Dee Howard Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering

We are seeking a total of $150,000 in community support to grow an existing endowment that will promote aerospace engineering in memory of aviation innovator and entrepreneur Dee Howard.

20 March 2014

Dee Howard Foundation Fund

Establishment of the Dee Howard Foundation Fund at the San Antonio Area Foundation.

20 March 2014

Dee Howard Memorial Endowed Faculty Fellowship

UTSA Reception announcing the establishment of the Dee Howard Memorial Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering.

05 April 2019

Four San Antonio Innovators, Leaders Headed Into Aviation Hall of Fame

Two entrepreneur-inventors, a NASA astronaut, and an Air Force general will be recognized for their contributions to aviation and aerospace history.

12 October 2022

H-E-B signs on as 2022 DHF-UTSA Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest Title Sponsor

The Dee Howard Foundation is pleased to announce that HEB has signed on to be our DHF-UTSA Aviation and Aerospace Art Contest Title Sponsor this year with a 10K gift.

29 July 2014

Nordam NBAA Howard Fage Scholarship

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09 October 2023

Somerset High School students are one step closer to becoming FAA commercial drone pilots

This school year, a group of students have been learning about drones in a new class.

The program partners with the Dee Howard Foundation, which has funded teacher training, student curriculum and the purchase of the DJI Commercial Drones.

Christina Martinez, executive director for The Dee Howard Foundation, said they launched this program in five high schools and eight middle schools.

29 July 2014

Texas Aviation Hall of Fame

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14 October 2019

USAF announces grants—congrats to UTSA Assistant Prof. Chris Combs

Chris Combs, Ph.D., UTSA College of Engineering Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor, awarded a research grant as part of the United States Air Force Young Investigator Research Program