Author - Edward Molek

Delta TechOps Visit

Delta TechOps visited the PIA Pittsburgh campus on Monday, May 14th.  Michael Mackey, Manager of Training, and Bill Smith, Director of Training and a 1984 graduate of PIA, gave a presentation to the entire student body reiterating the importance of professionalism during their education.The two discussed the necessary skills...

#FOMOPIA

Can't make it to the May 19th Open House? Are you suffering from #FOMOPIA?  We don't blame you - with over 118,000 aviation technicians needed in North America by 2035 (as estimated by Boeing), who wouldn't want to learn more?PIA has plenty of opportunities for you to tour the...

Myrtle Beach Graduation – Class of May 2018

PIA Myrtle Beach is proud to announce the May 2018 graduating class.  The graduation ceremony, held Thursday, May 3rd, honored the hard work and dedication of the students.  Christopher Riley was named Valedictorian of the class, and  Trapper Evans was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Marcus Bernabi, Trapper Evans, Maurilio...

Allegheny County Executive Visits PIA

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Director of Community Affairs Mary Esther Van Shura visited PIA's Main Campus on Tuesday, May 1st.  As County Executive, Fitzgerald has worked improve the local economy and support a higher-livability standard in Allegheny County.  Part of his efforts in the role of County...

Youngstown Graduation – Class of April 2018

PIA Youngstown is proud to announce the April 2018 graduating class.  The graduation ceremony, held Tuesday, April 24th, honored the hard work and dedication of the students.  Michael Beiler was named Valedictorian of the class, and Craig Crosswhite was named Saulatorian.  In addition, Donald Armstrong, Michael Beiler, Craig Crosswhite,...

Hagerstown Graduation – Class of April 2018

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the graduation of the April 2018 class.  The ceremony, held on April 24th, recognized the outstanding achievements of the students as they completed their education in Aviation Maintenance Technology.  Four students, Shaun Dempsey, Lonnie Gank, Mitchell Runnion, and Henry Stover, were inducted into...

Mckeesport High School Visit

PIA Pittsburgh welcomed students from McKeesport Area School District  to tour the facilities and to explore educational opportunities in the field of aviation.  The tour was facilitated by the high school as well as Penn State Talent Search.  PIA encourages students of all grade levels to learn of the...

New ATEC President – Gary Hoyle of PIA

We are proud to announce that PIA’s Director of Campus Operations, Gary Hoyle, was appointed as the President of the Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) on March 17th, 2018. Hoyle has been PIA’s representative at ATEC for 12 years and previously served as ATEC Treasurer and Vice-President.  Hoyle’s incredible...