Campus Buzz

Alumni Donates Wingtip Project Back to PIA

PIA received a generous donation from a former student.  A trip home to Pittsburgh brought Dave Flichr and his friend Mike Fariss to PIA for a brief tour.  Like many alumni, Dave recalled his own wingtip project as he admired the completed projects on the walls of the airframe...

Moriah Hathaway Visit to PIA

On December 16th, Moriah Hathaway, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission for Women visited the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics to learn more about women pursuing an aviation education.  Ms. Hathaway was able to tour the shops and facilities, which included the newly renovated Warren Guthrie Learning Resource Center. ...

Piedmont Gifts for Future Employees

Jessica Weney of Piedmont Airlines visited the Hagerstown and Myrtle Beach students to deliver gifts to students participating in the Piedmont Tuition Payment Program at PIA.  The pullovers feature the logo of their future employer, who is contributing significant funding to the students as they pursue their certifications.  Thank...

PIA Gives Back With Pack-A-Plane

Students, faculty, and staff at PIA participated in the second annual 'Pack-A-Plane' event at the Pittsburgh Campus. The event was organized in support of the Marine Corps Toys-For-Tots fundraiser.  After initial success in 2020 with the toy drive, PIA committed to the event for the second time in 2021. ...

Stratus Fall 2021

PIA’s 2021 Stratus is now available! Click the link below to read more about PIA alumni and aviation news. Stratus Fall 2021 PDF Articles Include: The Next Gen Piedmont Tuition Program Conquering Adversity Flight Plan to Leadership Campus Community: Allegheny County Airport Employer Roundtable Campus Community: Myrtle Beach International Airport 40 Years of Aviation Inspiration A Family with a Purpose Campus Community:...

Piedmont Technician Tuition Program Announced at PIA Hagerstown and Myrtle Beach

As the aviation industry continues to address the challenges of an impending mechanic’s shortage, companies have begun developing ways to recruit students earlier in their programs.  While many partnerships boast offers extended 6-months to a year before graduation, regional airline and PIA partner Piedmont Airlines has taken it one...

PIA Hagerstown Gives Back With Toys-for-Tots

PIA Hagerstown collected and donated a Santa's Sack worth of toys to the Hagerstown Marine Corps Toys-for-Tots foundation. Students, faculty, and staff came together to support their community by donating new, unwrapped toys to benefit local children in Washington County, Maryland.  Roughly 40 toys were donated to support those in...