Hagerstown

Tech Center Students Tour American Airlines Hangar

Students from the Aviation Program at the Dr. James A. Forrest Technology Center had the opportunity to tour the American Airlines hangar at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  The tour, which occurred on October 10th, was facilitated through PIA and Kevin Dallaire of Piedmont Airlines.  Students had a...

PIA Hagerstown Earns School of Excellence

PIA Hagerstown was honored as a School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges this year.  The awards are given to schools for their efforts in demonstrating a high level of achievement among their students and their commitment to the accreditation process.The Hagerstown Campus was...

DuVal High School Visits PIA

Staff members from DuVal High School had the opportunity to visit PIA Hagerstown.  DuVal, a magnet school in Lanham, Maryland, offers an Aerospace & Aviation program at their institution.  The visit included a presentation and tour of PIA's facilities, where DuVal staff members had the opportunity to learn more...

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...

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...

Maryland State Police Aviation Command Visit

Fourth semester students at PIA Hagerstown were able to participate in a tour of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command Hangar in Frederick, Maryland.  The tour, facilitated by PIA Alumni Paul Speelman, allowed the students to learn about the equipment and operations at the facilities.  Students were able to...

Hagerstown Campus May Open House

PIA Hagerstown would like to thank all those who participated in their Open House Event on Saturday, May 18th.  The event introduced guests to the in demand field of aviation maintenance, and the 16-month program offered at the Hagerstown Campus.  Mike Myers of Piedmont Airlines was able to speak...

Endeavor Air to Visit PIA Hagerstown

Endeavor Air will be visiting PIA Hagerstown on Monday, March 25th, at 11AM to continue introducing students at PIA to the Endeavor Air Aviation Maintenance Pathway (AMP) program.The AMP program is designed to help prepare A&P students for a successful career in aviation maintenance.  Participants will be able to...