Pittsburgh

Alumni Leads Successful Lift-Off for Astra

What if your career could take you from cars to the stars? That’s exactly what happened for PIA alumnus Chris Hofmann, a former race car mechanic from Berks County, PA, who now works as Director of Launch Operations for California-based aerospace startup Astra. After previous engineering roles at Masten...

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...

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...

Pittsburgh October 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the October 2019 graduating class from the Pittsburgh Campus.  The ceremony, held Friday, October 4th, celebrated the 26 graduates as they completed their Associate Degree programs in Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics. Peyton Miller was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dillon Longden was...

Senator Lindsey Williams Visits PIA

Senator Lindsey Williams had the opportunity to visit PIA Pittsburgh on Monday, September 30th.  Senator Williams, who represents the 38th Senatorial District in Allegheny County, sits on several committees relevant to PIA and the aviation industry, including the Labor & Industry Committee and the Education Committee.The invitation to visit...

PIA Pittsburgh Hiring A&P Instructor

Are you looking for the next challenge as an A&P? PIA is seeking to hire an instructor for the Pittsburgh Campus dedicated to training the next generation of aviation technicians.  Pass on your knowledge to support the education of A&P mechanics, and help to maintain the safety of our...

Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship

WTS fosters the development of women in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. One way it does this is by awarding the WTS Sharon D. Banks Memorial Scholarship to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field.The...

Molitoris Leadership Scholarship

Part of the WTS goal of fostering the development of women in the transportation field can be realized by encouraging bright new professionals to undertake careers in the area of transportation. The WTS Molitoris Leadership Scholarship is awarded to women pursuing undergraduate studies in transportation or a related field...

Pittsburgh June 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate graduates of the June 2019 Pittsburgh class.  The ceremony, held Monday, June 24th, celebrated the 32 graduates as they completed their Associate in Specialized Technology Degree programs. Samuel Briski was named Valedictorian of the class, and Steven Akers II was named Salutatorian.  In addition,...