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 […]


Hagerstown Graduation – Class of April 2018

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the graduation of the April 2018 class.  The ceremony, held on April 24th, recognized the outstanding achievements of the students as they completed their education in Aviation Maintenance Technology.  Four students, Shaun Dempsey, Lonnie Gank, Mitchell Runnion, and Henry Stover, were inducted into […]


Career Luncheon at Boonsboro Elementary

As the need for aviation technicians grows, it’s never to early to start educating students on the opportunities that are available to them.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at the Hagerstown Campus, had the opportunity to do just that with 31 Boonsboro Elementary students.
The Career Luncheon series, hosted by Boonsboro, […]


Hagerstown Graduation – Class of December 2017

On December 22nd, 21 students graduated from the Hagerstown Branch Campus. Honored for academic achievement was Lars Davis (Valedictorian) and Timothy Cramer (Salutatorian).
While there are a variety of companies that the graduates will be starting their careers with, two companies stand out as the top recruiters for this class. While PIA’s […]


Hagerstown Fall Career Fair

On Wednesday, November 8th, PIA’s Hagerstown Campus had yet another successful Career Fair. With 26 companies in attendance, students had quite the variety of occupational positions to explore.
A regular recruiter of PIA graduates, Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), even gave away a stuffed Narwhal and Infrared Remote Dinosaur! You […]


Aviation Expo Scholarships Awarded

Congratulations to Lars Edward Davis, 4th semester student at the PIA Hagerstown Campus, and Helen Riordan, a Senior at Broad Run High School! Each were awarded a $1,000 scholarship during the 2017 Aviation Education & Career Expo at Projet Aviation to go towards their education at PIA.
About The Aviation Education & […]


AMES: “We want more!”

PIA would like to thank Eric Salyers and Emmett Bell from AMES (Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services) for coming to the Hagerstown Campus on Thursday followed by the Pittsburgh campus today to present to our upcoming graduates.
“PIA is our go to,” said Saylers. “We’ve had great success with PIA […]


Charitable Retiree Pays It Forward

Mr. Mike Heilman, a retired A&P from Martinsburg, WV, visited the Hagertown campus this morning and donated some ‘no longer needed’ tools. Mike’s aviation career started when he served in the Air Force from 1961 to 1965 as an airframe mechanic. After leaving the service Mike obtained his A&P […]