Author - Edward Molek

BB&T awards PIA-Hagerstown Campus $5000 in Scholarships for Students

BB&T officials visited and toured PIA-Hagerstown on July 19th and presented a contribution to PIA's Memorial Scholarship Fund. Thank you to BB&T for the generous donation to PIA's scholarship fund. (Left to Right) Michael Hough, Regional President TriState Region; James Malfregeot, II, Vice President; Suzanne Markle President PIA and Kyle Huntzberry Business...

Progeny Systems Visits PIA

PIA would like to thank Jeff Garrison- Facility Manager, Dave Lynch- Production Manager and Gary Swarow- Test Manager from Progeny Systems for visiting our Pittsburgh campus and speaking to our Aviation Electronics students about their company and career opportunities last week!Progeny Systems is located in Charleroi, PA and they...

ExpressJet Visits & Interviews Future Grads

PIA would like to thank maintenance recruiters, James Posey and Keith Broyles from ExpressJet for visiting the Pittsburgh campus last week to speak to our students. During their visit they interviewed 3 of our June graduates.Expressjet is currently hiring A&P mechanics in various locations across the US including Knoxville,...

Workforce & Job Trend – Recent Aviation Career Fairs Attracting More Jobs Than Available Graduates

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campuses in Pittsburgh and Hagerstown have been hosting their traditional career fairs this spring. They’re pretty standard events, matching potential employers with jobs to fill with credentialed aircraft and avionics mechanics and technicians. What’s particularly interesting is that with all of the available graduates from PIA’s...