REPORTING OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITY OR EMERGENCIES
Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) is concerned that all situations involving criminal action, emergencies, or policy violations be reported promptly to the appropriate authority. PIA actively participates in the United States Department of Education Student Right-To-Know and Campus Security Act. It is the obligation and responsibility of every employee and student to report any situation that falls into the categories specified as criminal action, emergencies, or policy violations. Students will be notified during orientation about specific security policy concerns they should be aware of while attending PIA. Statistics concerning criminal offenses reported under this Act are available upon request at the time of registration or request for school information.
All facilities of PIA are under the supervision of staff members any time they are open to students or the public. Immediate reporting of situations involving security concerns is critical. The following procedures specify the reporting policy in facilities of PIA - Myrtle Beach Branch Campus .
- A situation may be immediately reported to any instructor or staff member available to the person reporting.
- All situations will be forwarded along with investigative information to the Director or a delegated representative.
- PIA will promptly investigate any situation reported. Where policies or procedures of PIA are violated, corrective action will be applied to resolve the situation. If the situation involves a violation of law or an emergency requiring the assistance of government agencies, the Director or a designated representative will request such assistance.
HOW ARE OUR STUDENTS DOING?
The following information is provided to assist you in making the most informed decision to attend PIA, and serves as a component of the school’s compliance with the Department of Education’s Student Right-To-Know Act and the Campus Security Act.
CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING STATISTICS
The following statistics are made available upon request by a student, family member or prospective student. These statistics are for the reporting period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. The complete Annual Security Report can be obtained from the Admissions Department, Director of Education, or on the Student Portal.
|CATEGORY||NUMBER OF OFFENSES|
|Forcible sex offenses (including forcible rape)||0|
|Non-forcible sex offenses||0|
|Motor vehicle theft||0|
Statistics concerning the number of arrests and/or student disciplinary action for the following crimes occurring on campus for the reporting period of January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021.
|CATEGORY||NUMBER OF OFFENSES|
|Liquor Law Violations||0|
|Drug Law Violations||0|
|Illegal Weapons Possessions||0|
During the period of April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020, 76 new students enrolled. Of the 76 students enrolled, 42 students or 55% graduated from the AVIATION MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM or are scheduled to graduate within the time frame specified by the Department of Education.
Of the 42 students that graduated in August 2020 through April 2021, 2 continued their education. Of the 40 students available for employment 31 or 78% have been placed in program related jobs. The total percentage of graduates placed is 78%.
The percentage of full-time, first-time PIA students who began their studies in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020 was 61% overall. Myrtle Beach Campus full-time, first-time retention rate was 48%.