Campus Buzz

Congratulations PIA June 2018 Class

PIA would like to wish the graduates of the June 2018 Pittsburgh Campus the best as they move onto the next step in their careers.  The group of 44 students in the Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics programs were celebrated with a graduation ceremony on June 22nd.
Five students from […]


GCSD STEM Academy Visit

PIA would like to thank students from the Georgetown County School District’s STEM Academy for their visit to the Myrtle Beach Campus last week.  After the students completed their reflections of the STEM program, many selected the visit to the PIA campus as their favorite event.
If you would like […]


General Atomics Visit

General Atomics spoke with students in 6th and 7th quarter at the Pittsburgh Campus of PIA on Tuesday, June 5th.  William Foster, Manager of Airframe & Powerplant at the company, discussed GA’s customer focused business and plans for continued expansion.
General Atomics, well known for their development of unmanned aerial […]


Thank You, Ms. Ollry!

PIA Hagerstown would like to thank Suzanne Ollry for her generous donation of a Craftsman tool box, tools, and a flight line bag for  deserving Hagerstown students.
Ms. Ollry is a retired A&P Mechanic who wanted to pass her love of aviation on to a current or future PIA Hagerstown […]


Parkway West School Visit

Students from Parkway West’s Career and Technology Center visited PIA Pittsburgh May 23rd.  The high school students, who are primarily enrolled in the electrical program at Parkway, were able to tour the facilities and explore the aircraft in the hangars.
PIA is happy to accommodate tours for students interested in […]


May 19th Open House

Thank you to all those who came to visit PIA on May 19th for our open house events!  All four PIA campuses hosted events where prospective students were able learn about careers as aviation technicians.
In addition to meeting with various departments at each campus, the prospective students each heard […]


Pittsburgh Campus – Happy AMT Day

Happy Aviation Maintenance Technicians Day to our past, present, and future AMTs!  PIA is proud to serve as an educator of future aviation technicians.  Photographed is a majority of the PIA Pittsburgh Campus, finishing out a day of classes with a group photo!


Embraer Visit

Last week, representatives from Embraer visited the PIA Pittsburgh campus, marking their second trip to PIA this year.  Darrell Stern, Manager of Talent Acquisition for North America, and Christopher King, Staffing Specialist for North America, visited the campus May 17th through 19th.
The two conducted mock interviews with current students, […]


Conway High School AVID visits Myrtle Beach Campus

Students from Conway High School visited PIA Myrtle Beach on Thursday, May 17th, as part of an elective program at the school known as AVID.
The Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program has been offered at Conway High School for 9 years.  The program focuses on teaching skills and behaviors […]