WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Ad-Astra Coalition is a group created to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic here in Kansas. This coalition is made up of Textron Aviation, Airbus, WSU and WSU Tech. This week, KSN News spoke with the men who are helping create PPE gear for our frontline workers. They say the best […]
A coalition of businesses and government partners, the Ad Astra Coalition has joined together to answer some of the challenges being created in Wichita and Kansas by the COVID-19 pandemic. The coalition is co-led by Airbus Americas Engineering, Spirit AeroSystems, Textron Aviation, Wichita State University and WSU Tech.
Biomedical Engineering major Sadie Winter had a summer internship lined up in Asia before it was canceled due the pandemic, but not one to dwell on what could have been, she quickly found a new opportunity through Wichita State’s Center for Entrepreneurship where she joined a team developing disposable stethoscopes for Wichita-area health professionals.