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Trooper Helicopter Buzzes PTI

PTI was visited by members of the Pennsylvania State Trooper helicopter team Tuesday. The demonstration was a test landing in preparation for Law Enforcement & Emergency Services Career Day to be held on campus September 24.
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PTI Students Assist at Irish Fest

PTI students played a major role in the operations of the 24th Annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival held September 5,6, and 7th. Over 100 students participated in on the job training in a number of important roles during the festival held at the Riverplex.
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County Executive Tours Campus

Rich Fitzgerald, County Executive of Allegheny County, toured the PTI campus Wednesday. President Greg DeFeo gave Mr. Fitzgerald the complete campus tour.
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PTI Meets ALS Challenge

PTI students, faculty and staff met the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Head On this week as over 200 participated in the chilling event to raise money for ALS research. The event was organized by Mark Bellemare, PTI team leader. It began with a challenge by Bellemare on Monday to three PTI executives to follow his lead, contribute to ALS and douse themselves with ice water. The moment was captured on video and went viral.
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Healthy Week at PTI

It was a very healthy week at PTI as the Human Resources Department sponsored Health and Wellness Week that included seminars in Stress Management, Becoming Fruit & Veggie Savvy, a Health Screening Test, and a Wellness Profile with the Highmark Direct Truck on campus. 
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Add This to Your Bucket List

This afternoon, dressed in his suit pants, dress shirt and tie, Mark Bellemare issued his coworkers and all PTI students the ALS Ice Bucket challenge when he dumped a trash can of icy cold water on himself. Watch the video!
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Summer Camp 2014 leaves campers wanting more

Pizza.  Burgers. Cotton candy and sno cones. Bowling. Carnival rides. Catchphrase and Family Feud. New friends, sunshine and a newly discovered appreciation for what they might want to do in the future. These are the makings of a successful, fun-filled Summer Camp 2014 for the 131 recent high school graduates and rising seniors who spent three days and two nights with Pittsburgh Technical Institute at the end of July.
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Carnival Delivers a Wild Ride

Shrieks could be heard across the entire 180-acre campus as the annual PTI Carnival spun into gear. More than 700 students spun in circles, flipped upside down and turned every which way on the three main rides the carnival offered: the Superman, the Cobra, and the Round Up.
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Slip Slidin’ Away

PTI held its annual Backyard Bash on the campus grounds Tuesday. Over 300 students both new and returning attended the outing to meet new people, see friends after break and cool off from the heat.
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PTI Videography Team Gets Redemption

A group of PTI videography students recently took an unforgettable field trip to the historic Ohio State Reformatory where the film, Shawshank Redemption was shot. The trip was part of a videography assignment to create and edit a documentary. 
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