Hagerstown

Hagerstown Career Fair

The 2018 PIA Fall Career Fair was held on Wednesday, November 14th at the PIA Hagerstown Campus. Twenty-five companies were able to meet with students, with several companies conducting on-site interviews with soon-to-be graduates. Attendees included students from both the Hagerstown and Pittsburgh campuses.Thank you to all the employers...

Hagerstown August 2018 Graduation

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the August 2018 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Friday, August 17th, celebrated the 15 graduates and the promising careers ahead of them.  Jeremiah Lafferty was named Valedictorian of the class, and  Dale Dubourg was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Dale Dubourg, Anthony Jones, Jeremiah...

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,...

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...

BB&T awards PIA-Hagerstown Campus $5000 in Scholarships for Students

BB&T officials visited and toured PIA-Hagerstown on July 19th and presented a contribution to PIA's Memorial Scholarship Fund. Thank you to BB&T for the generous donation to PIA's scholarship fund. (Left to Right) Michael Hough, Regional President TriState Region; James Malfregeot, II, Vice President; Suzanne Markle President PIA and Kyle Huntzberry Business...

Delta Partners with PIA to Help Increase the Number of Quality Aviation Maintenance Technicians

In order to combat the looming skills shortage facing the aviation industry, Delta Air Lines has partnered with the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics (PIA) as a way to keep their technical jobs filled. Delta recently inspected a number of AMT training schools nationwide in an effort to find the...