Campus Buzz

Career Fair – Pittsburgh Campus 2020

PIA Pittsburgh hosted its annual Career Fair on Wednesday, February 19th.  Over 30 organizations were available for soon-to-be graduates and current students to meet with.  As the aviation industry continues to seek qualified individuals to fill technician roles, airlines and aviation companies dominated the fair and discussed employment opportunities...

Lieutenant Governor Visits PIA Myrtle Beach

On Tuesday, February 11th, PIA Myrtle Beach hosted South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette.  The visit was featured on WMBF News, which included meetings with PIA Administrators, a tour of the campus facilities, and interactions with current students as they worked in their shop classes.  Representatives from Piedmont Airlines...

Pittsburgh January 2020 Graduation

PIA would like to extend congratulations to the January 2020 graduating class from the Pittsburgh Campus.  The ceremony, held Monday, January 6th, celebrated the 42 graduates as they completed their Associate Degree programs in Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics.Obiad Saeed O Hasnoon was named Valedictorian of the class, and...

Youngstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Youngstown is proud to announce the members of the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held December 20th, honored the 30 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Preston Sharp was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Pugh was named Salutatorian. Vadim Dyachkin, Alexis Ellin,...

Hagerstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Friday, December 20th, celebrated the 17 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Sheldon Wilmot was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Becraft was named Salutatorian.  Dakota Becraft, Matthew Ritter, Kyle Wilcom...

Washington County Public Schools Career Luncheon

PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the Washington County Public Schools' Career Luncheon on December 10th.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at PIA Hagerstown, was able to speak to 5th-grade students about PIA and careers in Aviation Maintenance.After the luncheon, students completed surveys regarding the new career opportunity they...

SCAA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to PIA Myrtle Beach students Christopher Beears and Joshua Hickman, recipients of the 2019 South Carolina Aviation Association Scholarship.  Both students are currently in their 4th semester of study at the Myrtle Beach Campus.  The scholarship was awarded to four students pursuing careers in aviation. Congratulations to both...

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...

Myrtle Beach September 2019 Graduation

PIA Myrtle Beach is proud to announce the September 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Thursday, September 12th, celebrated the seven graduates and the promising careers ahead of them. Lucas Bozek was named Valedictorian of the class, and Alan Woodbury was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Lucas Bozek, Max Truby,...