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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,...

Ribbon Cutting at PIA Youngstown Campus

Last Wednesday's expansion celebration in Youngstown was a great success! The ceremony opened up with Campus Director Joe DeRamo expressing his appreciation to the local community, government and Western Reserve Port Authority for all the support received to make the expansion happen.President and CEO, Suzanne Markle, began by recognizing...

AMES: “We want more!”

PIA would like to thank Eric Salyers and Emmett Bell from AMES (Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services) for coming to the Hagerstown Campus on Thursday followed by the Pittsburgh campus today to present to our upcoming graduates."PIA is our go to," said Saylers. "We've had great success with PIA...

2017 “A Shot for Education” Results

Just in the nick of time, the cloudy skies parted over Seven Springs Resort and allowed the sun to shine on the participants at this year’s "A Shot at Education" fundraising event, warming both bodies and hearts. What began as damp, dismal day, soon turned into a day of...

General Atomics Seeking PIA Technicians

William Foster, Airframe and Powerplant Manager for General Atomics, presented to upcoming graduates at the Pittsburgh Campus today. They are currently seeking to fill nearly 100 aviation technician positions within the next 12 months. But like many other aviation companies, General Atomics is not looking to hire just anybody."We desire the...

U.S. Steel Seeking PIA Technicians

Jennifer Bellucci and her coworker Allie Anzelone presented information on U.S. Steel today to the upcoming graduates of the Pittsburgh Campus.  They are in need of a significant number of Maintenance Technicians and Electrical Technicians for their Mon Valley Works facilities right here in Pittsburgh.  While the working conditions...

The Best Junior College In Each State For Getting A Job – Zippia

Two weeks ago, a new website called Zippia, dedicated to helping recent college grads with their careers, selected PIA as the 'Best Junior College' for the state of Pennsylvania. Zippia used IPEDS and College Scorecard data to determine the ranking, looking specifically at what percentage of students were employed 10 years after graduation. Source: The...