St. Philip’s College Receives Six-Figure Grant From Port San Antonio

January 28, 2008 · Print This Article

port_grant.jpgSan Antonio’s aerospace industry got a great liftoff. This week, St. Philip’s College received a grant worth $139,000 from Port San Antonio, the aerospace and industrial complex located at the former Kelly Air Force Base.

The grant awarded to St. Philip’s will be used to train employees for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of airplanes. This grant targets employees who primarily work for Chromalloy, Lockheed Martin and Standard Aero.

For nearly twenty years, the aircraft technology program at St. Philip’s College’s Southwest Campus has been a pipeline for skilled labor in San Antonio’s aerospace industry. Many of St. Philip’s graduates are now employed by various companies in the aerospace community.


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