Congratulations PIA June 2018 Class

PIA would like to wish the graduates of the June 2018 Pittsburgh Campus the best as they move onto the next step in their careers.  The group of 44 students in the Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics programs were celebrated with a graduation ceremony on June 22nd.
Five students from […]


General Atomics Visit

General Atomics spoke with students in 6th and 7th quarter at the Pittsburgh Campus of PIA on Tuesday, June 5th.  William Foster, Manager of Airframe & Powerplant at the company, discussed GA’s customer focused business and plans for continued expansion.
General Atomics, well known for their development of unmanned aerial […]


Parkway West School Visit

Students from Parkway West’s Career and Technology Center visited PIA Pittsburgh May 23rd.  The high school students, who are primarily enrolled in the electrical program at Parkway, were able to tour the facilities and explore the aircraft in the hangars.
PIA is happy to accommodate tours for students interested in […]


Pittsburgh Campus – Happy AMT Day

Happy Aviation Maintenance Technicians Day to our past, present, and future AMTs!  PIA is proud to serve as an educator of future aviation technicians.  Photographed is a majority of the PIA Pittsburgh Campus, finishing out a day of classes with a group photo!


Embraer Visit

Last week, representatives from Embraer visited the PIA Pittsburgh campus, marking their second trip to PIA this year.  Darrell Stern, Manager of Talent Acquisition for North America, and Christopher King, Staffing Specialist for North America, visited the campus May 17th through 19th.
The two conducted mock interviews with current students, […]


Delta TechOps Visit

Delta TechOps visited the PIA Pittsburgh campus on Monday, May 14th.  Michael Mackey, Manager of Training, and Bill Smith, Director of Training and a 1984 graduate of PIA, gave a presentation to the entire student body reiterating the importance of professionalism during their education.
The two discussed the necessary skills […]


Allegheny County Executive Visits PIA

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Director of Community Affairs Mary Esther Van Shura visited PIA’s Main Campus on Tuesday, May 1st.  As County Executive, Fitzgerald has worked improve the local economy and support a higher-livability standard in Allegheny County.  Part of his efforts in the role of County […]


Mckeesport High School Visit

PIA Pittsburgh welcomed students from McKeesport Area School District  to tour the facilities and to explore educational opportunities in the field of aviation.  The tour was facilitated by the high school as well as Penn State Talent Search.  PIA encourages students of all grade levels to learn of the […]


Pittsburgh Graduation – Class of March 2018

On March 29th, the Pittsburgh campus honored 15 graduates of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Vincent Erickson and Brice Weyrich were named as the classes Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively. In addition, Erickson, James Filby and Sean McAdams were inducted into the Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society, recognizing their academic achievements.  […]


Pittsburgh Campus Spring Career Fair

Pittsburgh, PA: PIA students opted for their interview attire on Wednesday, March 14th, meeting with organizations to discuss current and future opportunities in aviation and non-aviation related industries.  Fifty companies were in attendance to meet with over 200 students and alumni at the 2018 Spring Career Fair.   Students from […]