Wings Finished in Plane Restoration Project

Students in 7th quarter at PIA’s Pittsburgh Campus have completed another task to restore a 1956 Piper Tri-Pacer.  The fabric wings, recently painted and completed by the students, represent a major step in the planes restoration.  Students from previous classes had worked on refurbishing the frame of the aircraft, […]


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 […]


PIA featured in Pittsburgh Business Times Ranking

Pittsburgh Business Times recently compiled two rankings featuring Pennsylvania colleges.  The data, pulled from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecards, compared the median earnings of former students 10 years after being admitted to their schools.
When compared locally to Southwestern Pennsylvania Colleges, PIA was ranked #3, with median earnings […]


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 […]


Pittsburgh Graduation – Class of October 2018

On October 2nd, the Pittsburgh campus honored 9 graduates of the Aviation Maintenance Technology program.  Ethan Hollis was honored as the class Valedictorian, and Samuel Karol earned the honor of class Salutatorian.  Brennon Jolliffe was the recipient of the “Golden Wrench” award, recognizing his exceptional skills in the shop.
Additionally, […]


Halloween T-Shirt Available Now!

The 2018 PIA Halloween Shirt is now available for purchase!  Stop by the bookstore (branch campus students can contact their campus coordinator/director) or visit PIA’s Online Store to buy yours in time for the Halloween season!


Assistance for Myrtle Beach Students affected by Florence

As the Myrtle Beach area looks to rebuild after Hurricane Florence, we understand that students may have been greatly affected by this event.  Should you require assistance regarding losses that you sustained during the storm, there are resources that may be able to help.
Please visit, or call 800-621-3362, […]


Thank You, Allegiant Air!

PIA would like to extend its gratitude to Allegiant Air, who recently donated $5,000 to the school.  The donation was presented at Allegiant’s “Pancakes with a Pilot” event, held on September 19th.  The event was held in order to engage with the local community and teach others about the […]