Campus Buzz

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...

USAF Thunderbirds Visit Youngstown PIA

In town for the "Thunder Over the Valley" airshow, The Thunderbirds stopped by the Youngstown PIA campus. Pictured with the Youngstown students are pilot Maj. Whit Collins, grew chiefs SSGt. Pierce Gillis and SSGt. Derrick Young. The USAF Air Demonstration Squadron answered questions about piloting and maintaining the F-16

Progeny Systems Visits PIA

PIA would like to thank Jeff Garrison- Facility Manager, Dave Lynch- Production Manager and Gary Swarow- Test Manager from Progeny Systems for visiting our Pittsburgh campus and speaking to our Aviation Electronics students about their company and career opportunities last week!Progeny Systems is located in Charleroi, PA and they...

ExpressJet Visits & Interviews Future Grads

PIA would like to thank maintenance recruiters, James Posey and Keith Broyles from ExpressJet for visiting the Pittsburgh campus last week to speak to our students. During their visit they interviewed 3 of our June graduates.Expressjet is currently hiring A&P mechanics in various locations across the US including Knoxville,...

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...

Hagerstown AMC Team Excited to have Participated

Hagerstown students receive recognition for participating in 2017's Aerospace Maintenance Competition in Orlando, FL. AMC Officials commented the following in their letter: "On behalf of the Aerospace Maintenance Council we wish to extend our sincerest gratitude for participating in the Aerospace Maintenance Competition at the Orlando Convention Center held April...