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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...

PIA Alumni – Ryan Sedletzeck

 Ryan Sedletzeck discusses his longtime passion for aviation and the future goals he has set for himself. Pittsburgh Campus, AMT Program, 2020 Continuing Education: Purdue University, Aeronautical Engineering Technology

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...

Pittsburgh January 2020 Graduation

PIA would like to extend congratulations to the January 2020 graduating class from the Pittsburgh Campus.  The ceremony, held Monday, January 6th, celebrated the 42 graduates as they completed their Associate Degree programs in Aviation Maintenance and Aviation Electronics.Obiad Saeed O Hasnoon was named Valedictorian of the class, and...

Youngstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Youngstown is proud to announce the members of the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held December 20th, honored the 30 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Preston Sharp was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Pugh was named Salutatorian. Vadim Dyachkin, Alexis Ellin,...

Hagerstown December 2019 Graduation

PIA Hagerstown is proud to announce the December 2019 graduating class.  The ceremony, held Friday, December 20th, celebrated the 17 graduates as they completed their Aviation Maintenance Technology program. Sheldon Wilmot was named Valedictorian of the class, and Dakota Becraft was named Salutatorian.  Dakota Becraft, Matthew Ritter, Kyle Wilcom...

Washington County Public Schools Career Luncheon

PIA Hagerstown was able to participate in the Washington County Public Schools' Career Luncheon on December 10th.  Barbara Martin, Admissions Representative at PIA Hagerstown, was able to speak to 5th-grade students about PIA and careers in Aviation Maintenance.After the luncheon, students completed surveys regarding the new career opportunity they...

PIA Alumni – Peyton Miller

 Recent graduate Peyton Miller shares his experiences at PIA and why he decided to pursue our AET program.Peyton Miller: Pittsburgh Campus, AET Program, 2019 Position: Avionics Technician Employment: Aircraft and Avionics Sales