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PIA Featured in Sponsor Spotlight

The rich history of PIA and its commitment to training aviation technicians was featured in a Sponsor Spotlight on Aviation Technician Education Council's (ATEC) News page.   The piece, featuring Director of Campus Operations Gary Hoyle, includes PIA's role as a founding member of ATEC and the unique position it...

Pratt & Whitney Campus Visit

Representatives from Pratt & Whitney Canada were on campus Friday, October 25th to discuss opportunities available at their Bridgeport, WV facility.Fred Smart and Greg Wimer met with AMT students in 6th and 7th quarters about the organization and conducted on-site interviews with students.  Pratt & Whitney, like many other...

CSIRO Data 61 Gift Presentation

Members of the CSIRO Data 61 Team presented PIA Pittsburgh with a gift for their recent hospitality.  The team utilized hangar space on campus as they prepared for the first stage of the  DARPA Subterranean Challege.  During their time at PIA, a team member used software they designed for...

Youngstown August 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the graduates of the Youngstown August 2019 graduating class.  The graduates completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program and were celebrated in a ceremony held on August 16th.  Anthony Emmi was named Valedictorian of the class, and Tiffany Yanulaitis was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Anthony ...

Hagerstown August 2019 Graduation

PIA would like to congratulate the graduates of the Hagerstown August 2019 graduating class.  The graduates completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program and were celebrated in a ceremony held on August 16th.  Grant Armstrong was named Valedictorian of the class, and Tyler Harbold was named Salutatorian.  In addition, Grant...

PIA Youngstown visits Air Heritage

Students at PIA Youngstown had the opportunity to visit the Air Heritage Museum at the Beaver County Airport.  The group of students currently studying airframe were able to tour the facilities and see various restoration projects being completed there.  The Fairchild C-123 Provider located at the museum is the...

PIA hosts CSIRO Data61

PIA was honored to host members of the CSIRO Data61 Team as they prepare for the initial phase of the DARPA Subterranean Challenge.    The group, comprised of members from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Emesent, and Georgia Institute of Technology, used hangar space at PIA...

Open House Events August 3rd

PIA hosted open house events Saturday, August 3rd, at each of the four campuses.  The open houses allowed prospective students to tour the campus facilities, meet with students and instructors, and learn more about the education PIA has to offer. PIA Pittsburgh held its 12th annual car cruise in conjunction...

PIA Alumni featured by INC.com

PIA Alumni Chris Hoffman, who graduated in 2011, was featured by Inc. in an article.  The piece, titled "Why Tradespeople Are Key to Innovation, According to a Former SpaceX Engineer", discussed the importance of trade positions.  Hoffman, who is currently working at Stealth as a Senior Launch Engineer, initially...