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PIA Hagerstown hosts its First Blood Drive of 2020

PIA students and staff gave the ultimate Valentines Day gift this year, participating in PIA's first blood drive of 2020.  The event, held February 18th, included 23 donors - five of which were first-time donors.  In total, 27 pints of blood were donated from those who participated.  PIA would...

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...

Lieutenant Governor Visits PIA Myrtle Beach

On Tuesday, February 11th, PIA Myrtle Beach hosted South Carolina Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette.  The visit was featured on WMBF News, which included meetings with PIA Administrators, a tour of the campus facilities, and interactions with current students as they worked in their shop classes.  Representatives from Piedmont Airlines...

American Airlines Visit

PIA Pittsburgh hosted representatives from American Airlines on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The visit included 10 employees from both American Airlines and its subsidiary Piedmont Airlines.  The group toured the facilities, allowing them to see students in action as they worked in their shops.  They were also able to...

Unmanned Aerical Systems Club – Open Fly/Demonstration

California University of Pennsylvania's Unmanned Aerial Systems Club is hosting an Open Fly/Demonstration event on Saturday, February 8th, 2020.  The event, from 1PM to 5PM, encourages drone owners interested in flying with like-minded individuals to participate in the event.  The event is open to the public, and donations are...

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 ...