The University Aviation Association (UAA) awarded its 2014 Frank E. Sorenson Award to Dr. Paul Craig, Professor, Middle Tennessee State University for “outstanding achievement of excellence in aviation research/scholarship.”
Craig has published six books, numerous scholarly articles and more than a dozen magazine articles. He holds 11 flight certificates, is a past winner of the North Carolina and Tennesse Flight Instructor of the Year Award, and is a frequent speaker throughout the Southeast at Pilot Proficiency Programs and Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics. He earned a Specialist in Education degree in 1995 and a Doctor of Education degree in 1998.
Sponsored by the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the Sorenson Award is presented to professional educators who have made substantial scholarly contributions to the field of aviation, comparable to the achievements of Dr. Frank E. Sorenson, a pioneer in the field of aviation education, a renowned educator, and a prolific writer.
The University Aviation Association (UAA), a nonprofit organization, represents more than 525 members consisting of educators, students, high schools, two- and four-year collegiate institutions offering aviation degree programs, and organizations and industry representatives that support collegiate aviation. The UAA also serves as the voice of collegiate aviation education to government, industry organizations and the general public.