Pittsburgh

PIA Memorial Scholarship – Submit Your Application by December 3rd!

The PIA Memorial Scholarships are funded by private donors and annual funding raising events.  There are five (5) Memorial Fund Scholarship awards available for the 2021 calendar year in the amount of $2,000.00 each. Please review the application here. Submitting your application: Applications must be received by December 3, 2021. Return applications to: Campus Director...

Black Hawk visits PIA

On Tuesday, November 16th, a UH-60 Black Hawk Crew flew into the Allegheny County Airport.  The Pennsylvania Army National Guard traveled from the Johnstown Army Aviation Support Facility and upon landing, became an impromptu lesson for students at PIA. Students were able to take advantage of the Black Hawk's landing to...

US Congressman Scott Perry visits PIA

U.S. Congressman Scott Perry visited PIA Pittsburgh last Friday as part of his tour of Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Congressman Perry serves Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. During his visit, Perry met with PIA Administration to discuss the nature of programs at PIA and the essential role that...

PIA Voluntary Vaccination Incentive Program

Who is eligible to participate in the PIA Voluntary Vaccination Incentive Program? Current PIA students who submit documentation to PIA for the full COVID-19 vaccination series by the program deadline AND who remain active PIA students as of the program deadline are eligible for the program incentives. What incentives are offered...

Envoy Donates Rolls Royce Engine to PIA

A generous donation from regional airline Envoy Air has arrived at the Pittsburgh Campus of PIA.  A Rolls Royce AE3007 will be utilized for 4th quarter training on turbine engines and further add to PIA’s variety of educational tools. The engine donation was facilitated by PIA Alumni and Managing Director of...

MHIRJ Visits with PIA Campuses

Over the last several months, James Crites, Senior Recruiter for MHIRJ, visited PIA Hagerstown, Youngstown, and Pittsburgh to meet with prospective students. MHIRJ is a merging of two aviation organizations, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the CRJ Series program from Bombardier.  The organization was seeking to hire for two locations, Bridgeport, WV,...

The Aviation Foundation Awards Scholarship to PIA Student

Brian Saylor, a sixth-quarter student at PIA Pittsburgh, received a $2,500 scholarship from The Aviation Foundation. The Aviation Foundation was founded in 1997 and has focused on assisting students who are pursuing training in flight, aviation maintenance, air traffic control, meteorology, and engineering.  The Board of Directors of The Aviation Foundation...

Piedmont Airlines Visits Pittsburgh Campus

Daria Pivirotto, PHR from Piedmont Airlines, visited the Pittsburgh Campus to discuss future employment within the airline. Presenting to 5th, 6th, and 7th quarters, Pivirotto highlighted the organization's opportunities and benefits as they begin to anticipate the increase in air travel. Despite slow-downs in hiring as a result of the pandemic,...

mikeroweWORKS Foundation Now Accepting Applications

The 2021 Work Ethic Scholarship Program is now accepting applications from post-secondary students focused on the trades.  Last year, PIA students Braden Brunson (Pittsburgh) and Shane Miley (Hagerstown) were awarded scholarships from the nationwide program. The Work Ethic Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who have a strong work ethic, understand...