Instructor Award: William Ogle

Congratulations to Instructor William Ogle, of PIA Youngstown, for his reciept of the Airbus Helicopters Airframe Field Maintenance Course.  The course, valued at $5,600, was donated by Airbus to the Northrop Rice Foundation to be awarded to a deserving instructor at an aviation-related institution.  Mr. Ogle will have the […]


AMC 2019: Team AMES/PIA Youngstown

PIA is proud to announce the members of the 2019 AMC team from PIA Youngstown.  The team, sponsored by Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), will be travelling to Atlanta in April to represent their campus.  Coached by instructors Tom Repula and Mike Ernst, the team is excited to […]


Youngstown Open House

PIA Youngstown hosted a successful open house event on Saturday, February 23rd.  Representatives from Constant Aviation were in attendance to discuss employment opportunities for A&P Technicians.
Students and instructors were in attendance to discuss the various projects completed throughout the program.  Prospective students and their families were able to tour […]


Endeavor Announces AMP Program at PIA

Representatives from Endeavor Air visited the PIA Pittsburgh Campus on Friday, February 22nd, to formally announce PIA’s inclusion in Endeavor’s new Aviation Maintenance Pathway (AMP) Program.  PIA is one of only six schools nationwide to be selected to participate in the new path-to-employment program.  To help satisfy demand for […]


Youngstown December 2018 Graduation

PIA Youngstown would like to congratulate the December 2018 graduating class after the completion of their Aviation Maintenance Technology program.  The ceremony, held Friday, December 21st, celebrated the 21 graduates and their achievements.  Lanny Kenline was named Valedictorian of the class, and Brian Gaul was named Salutatorian.  In addition, […]


James ‘Jim’ Strock 1952-2018

James ‘Jim’ Strock, instructor at PIA Youngstown, passed away on November 22nd, 2018.  Mr. Strock inspired future generations of aviation technicians for 6 years at the campus.  A lifelong love of aviation began after earning his pilot’s license at 16 and continued throughout his lifetime.  His memory and the […]


PIA Youngstown featured in The Vindicator

PIA Youngstown was featured in an article published by The Vindicator, highlighting the in-demand career that PIA prepares students for.  The article, written by Jordyn Grzelewski, offered insight from a current student, an alumnus, and Campus Director Joseph DeRamo.  Grzelewski states that “Students…are graduating from a school with a […]


Youngstown Career Event

PIA Youngstown held a Career Event on Wednesday, October 17th.  The campus hosted 11 companies, all of whom have hired PIA graduates in the past.  Thirty-seven students from 3rd and 4th semesters had the opportunity to meet with employers and discuss career prospects.
Students supplied faculty and staff with positive […]


Youngstown August 2018 Graduation

PIA Youngstown would like to congratulate the August 2018 graduating class.  The graduation ceremony, held Friday, August 17th, celebrated the students who completed their 16-month education in Aviation Maintenance Technology.  Philip Morgan was named Valedictorian of the class, and  Zachary Wirebaugh was named Salutatorian.   Caitlin Betz, Philip Morgan, Zachary […]


Youngstown Graduation – Class of April 2018

PIA Youngstown is proud to announce the April 2018 graduating class.  The graduation ceremony, held Tuesday, April 24th, honored the hard work and dedication of the students.  Michael Beiler was named Valedictorian of the class, and Craig Crosswhite was named Saulatorian.  In addition, Donald Armstrong, Michael Beiler, Craig Crosswhite, […]