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SCAA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to PIA Myrtle Beach students Christopher Beears and Joshua Hickman, recipients of the 2019 South Carolina Aviation Association Scholarship.  Both students are currently in their 4th semester of study at the Myrtle Beach Campus.  The scholarship was awarded to four students pursuing careers in aviation. Congratulations to both...

Pratt & Whitney Campus Visit

Representatives from Pratt & Whitney Canada were on campus Friday, October 25th to discuss opportunities available at their Bridgeport, WV facility.Fred Smart and Greg Wimer met with AMT students in 6th and 7th quarters about the organization and conducted on-site interviews with students.  Pratt & Whitney, like many other...

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

PIA would like to encourage eligible students to submit their application for the Horatio Alger Association Scholarship.  Over 1,000 scholarships will be awarded for students pursuing studies at community colleges and non-profit institutions.  The maximum award amount for the scholarship is $2,500.Since 1984, the Horatio Alger Association has awarded...

PIA Youngstown visits Air Heritage

Students at PIA Youngstown had the opportunity to visit the Air Heritage Museum at the Beaver County Airport.  The group of students currently studying airframe were able to tour the facilities and see various restoration projects being completed there.  The Fairchild C-123 Provider located at the museum is the...

PIA Alumni featured by INC.com

PIA Alumni Chris Hoffman, who graduated in 2011, was featured by Inc. in an article.  The piece, titled "Why Tradespeople Are Key to Innovation, According to a Former SpaceX Engineer", discussed the importance of trade positions.  Hoffman, who is currently working at Stealth as a Senior Launch Engineer, initially...

PIA becomes Partner School with PSA

PSA Airlines visited the Pittsburgh Campus Tuesday, August 6th, to celebrate the official partnership between PIA and PSA.   PSA Airlines, which operates eight maintenance bases on the east coast, has been a top-employer at PIA campuses for several years.  The regional airline, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines,...

PIA Pittsburgh Hiring A&P Instructor

Are you looking for the next challenge as an A&P? PIA is seeking to hire an instructor for the Pittsburgh Campus dedicated to training the next generation of aviation technicians.  Pass on your knowledge to support the education of A&P mechanics, and help to maintain the safety of our...

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship

WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding the WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field.The...

Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

Part of the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field can be realized by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field...