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Ivan D. Livi Educator of the Year: Albert Simon, Jr.

PIA Pittsburgh Instructor Albert Simon, Jr. has been named the Ivan D. Livi Aviation Maintenance Educator of the Year Award for 2020.  Nominations for the award come from across the country to recognize AMT instructors who, either through a single event or over the span of a career, have...

PIA COVID-19 Update – Online/Distance Education Begins 3/30

The PIA community would like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding during these unprecedented challenges.  Unfortunately, due to continued local, state, and federal guidance we will be unable to return to campus on March 30, 2020 to resume face-to-face training. Beginning March 30, 2020, PIA will begin temporary...

PIA Campus Closure Update COVID-19 – March 16th, 2020

Effective immediately, Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics campuses in Pittsburgh, Youngstown, and Hagerstown will close to students for a two-week period, with classes tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, March 30, 2020.  PIA's campus in Myrtle Beach will also close, and is currently set to reopen on April 1, 2020. ...

PIA Campus Update Regarding COVID-19

Classes will be cancelled at all campuses tomorrow (March 16, 2020), however the campuses will be open to plan for more extended absences. Employees should report as normal, except any employees who are sick or who care for a high risk family member should contact their supervisor. More details...

David Koehler Honored with Safety Award

PIA Pittsburgh Instructor David Koehler was honored at the end of February with PIA's first-ever Safety Award.  Mr. Koehler has been a long time member of PIA's Safety Committee and has played an integral role in First Aid Kit management within the organization.  Throughout his career at PIA, he...

PIA Hosts Open House Event

All four campuses of the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics held Open House Events on Saturday, February 22nd.  Various news sources covered the events, focusing on the industries need for aviation technicians and PIA's students helping to fill that need. PIA's Open Houses also hosted several industry partners, available to discuss...

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...