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 […]


PIA fully represented at AMC 2018

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics is proud to announce that it will be sending four teams of students to the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) this year. The competition held April 9th through 12th in Orlando, Florida, will allow current and future AMT’s to showcase their skills and test them against […]


Allegheny Intermediate Unit Visit

On February 14th, 2018, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) toured PIA’s Pittsburgh Campus.  The agency provides support for instructional coaches who are able to help support teachers and students with their knowledge.  With college and career readiness in mind, the AIU toured PIA to gain a better understanding of […]


Regional Chamber Alliance Foundation Scholarship Opportunity

The Consortium for Public Education is pleased to announce, once again, the 2018 Regional Chamber Alliance Foundation Scholarship for graduating seniors.
Regional Chamber Alliance Foundation
Open to seniors at Clairton City, East Allegheny, Elizabeth Forward, McKeesport Area, South Allegheny, Steel Valley, West Jefferson Hills, West Mifflin Area, and Woodland Hills school […]


Falcon Heavy Test Flight Launch

The most powerful heavy rocket in the world took to space this afternoon, designed and manufactured by SpaceX.
The Falcon Heavy launched at 3:45PM EST, carrying a 2008 Tesla Roadster with it.
Previous graduates of PIA’s AMT program have gone on to work at SpaceX, demonstrating that a strong foundation in […]


Career Luncheon at Boonsboro Elementary

As the need for aviation technicians grows, it’s never to early to start educating students on the opportunities that are available to them.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at the Hagerstown Campus, had the opportunity to do just that with 31 Boonsboro Elementary students.
The Career Luncheon series, hosted by Boonsboro, […]


PIA Education and Alumni Featured in Avionics News

The January 2018 issue of Avionics News features articles on PIA and its presence in the aviation industry.
Avionics News, a publication of the Aircraft Electronics Association, spoke with Steven Sabold, Director of Marketing and IT at PIA, regarding the AET program and the school’s commitment to training the next generation […]


PIA earns Gold Military Friendly Designation

Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics has announced that it has earned Gold Award status, a designation awarded to schools that score within the top 20% of the nation’s Top Military Friendly Schools.
The Military Friendly® Schools list, compiled by Victory Media, provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families to […]


Youngstown PIA Blood Drive

With blood donations urgently needed this winter, PIA-Youngstown students donated the “Gift of Life.”  In conjunction with American Red Cross, over 25 students donated blood on January 11th.
Thank you to all the donors and volunteers who helped make this a successful event.