University Of South Alabama Students Will Benefit From Airbus Plant

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The University of South Alabama’s College of Engineering is flying high with the recent announcement that Airbus will locate an aircraft assembly plant in Mobile.

The Airbus news revealed last week means that more USA engineering students will have a chance to stay in Mobile after graduation and work in their field with a local company.

A partnership between Airbus and USA was already in place prior to the announcement, but the latest news boosts the relationship, meaning more USA engineering graduates could be hired on by Airbus.

"This will increase that very productive relationship between Airbus and USA," said John Steadman, dean of USA’s College of Engineering.

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