Campus Buzz

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 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...

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...

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...

Georgetown County Day of Boeing

PIA Myrtle Beach was able to participate in the Georgetown County Day of Boeing, held July 9th.  The Boeing Company, who operate a manufacturing plant in nearby Charleston, visited Georgetown County to see various STEM related initiatives in the area.Students from Plantersville Summer Academy prepared for the visit from...

HCC STEMM Visit to PIA

Students participating in the Hagerstown Community College STEMM Day camp were able to visit PIA Hagerstown on Tuesday, June 25th.  The 35 students participating in the camp were able to tour PIA's facilities and sit in the Cessna Mini 500 aircraft utilized by students for their training.The HCC STEMM...

Aviation Career Day at Harrisburg International Airport

An article on AviationPros website highlights PIA’s recent participation in an event to raise awareness about the growing demand for aviation technicians.PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the first-ever Aviation Career Day held at the Harrisburg International Airport.  A collaboration between the airport, PIA, and Piedmont Airlines brought...

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,...