Author - Edward Molek

Senator Lindsey Williams Visits PIA

Senator Lindsey Williams had the opportunity to visit PIA Pittsburgh on Monday, September 30th.  Senator Williams, who represents the 38th Senatorial District in Allegheny County, sits on several committees relevant to PIA and the aviation industry, including the Labor & Industry Committee and the Education Committee.The invitation to visit...

PIA Alumni – Kelly Martin

Recent graduate Kelly Martin shares her experiences at PIA and what led her to a career in aviation.Kelly Martin: Pittsburgh Campus, AMT Program, 2019 Position: Research Lab Mechanic Employment: HX5 Sierra

“Clays for a Cause” Fundraiser

PIA held its 7th annual scholarship fundraising event on September 6th, 2019.  "Clays for a Cause" was held at Seven Springs Mountain Resort and featured a clay shooting course, Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing, and a buffet dinner.  The event was made possible through the collective support of sponsors, donors,...

CSIRO Data 61 Gift Presentation

Members of the CSIRO Data 61 Team presented PIA Pittsburgh with a gift for their recent hospitality.  The team utilized hangar space on campus as they prepared for the first stage of the  DARPA Subterranean Challege.  During their time at PIA, a team member used software they designed for...

Youngstown August 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the graduates of the Youngstown August 2019 graduating class.  The graduates completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program and were celebrated in a ceremony held on August 16th.  Anthony Emmi was named Valedictorian of the class, and Tiffany Yanulaitis was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Anthony ...

Hagerstown August 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the graduates of the Hagerstown August 2019 graduating class.  The graduates completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program and were celebrated in a ceremony held on August 16th.  Grant Armstrong was named Valedictorian of the class, and Tyler Harbold was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Grant...

PIA hosts CSIRO Data61

PIA was honored to host members of the CSIRO Data61 Team as they prepare for the initial phase of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.    The group, comprised of members from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Emesent, and Georgia Institute of Technology, used hangar space at PIA...

Open House Events August 3rd

PIA hosted open house events Saturday, August 3rd, at each of the four campuses.  The open houses allowed prospective students to tour the campus facilities, meet with students and instructors, and learn more about the education PIA has to offer. PIA Pittsburgh held its 12th annual car cruise in conjunction...

Pittsburgh June 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate graduates of the June 2019 Pittsburgh class.  The ceremony, held Monday, June 24th, celebrated the 32 graduates as they completed their Associate in Specialized Technology Degree programs. Samuel Briski was named Valedictorian of the class, and Steven Akers II was named Salutatorian.  In addition,...

Maryland State Police Aviation Command Visit

Fourth semester students at PIA Hagerstown were able to participate in a tour of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command Hangar in Frederick, Maryland.  The tour, facilitated by PIA Alumni Paul Speelman, allowed the students to learn about the equipment and operations at the facilities.  Students were able to...