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Bizthreads – Success the PTI Way

It is like speed dating where students get the opportunity to meet a dozen business professionals for one minute and practice their “elevator speech” of what they will say in a job interview.
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South Hills Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation Resort Selects a Doggone Good Logo Design

When the South Hills Pet Rescue organization decided to turn non-profit and expand services and outreach, its dedicated volunteers, including Marisa Haney, who is a Pittsburgh Technical Institute business and hospitality instructor, wanted to rebrand and launch a new business identity. With limited design resources, the shelter turned to PTI's School of Design for help and inspiration. Graphic Design students tackled the challenge by learning as much as possible about the organizaton and how it rehabilitates, fosters and places animals matching them with loving owners and families thus saving them from euthanasia. Although two PTI students were selected as design competition winners, everyone involved won through the experience.
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PTI Family Pays Tribute to Wishbone Day

PTI staff and faculty gathered May 6th during the annual In Service Day to pay tribute to National Wishbone Day, an awareness day organized to create awareness of OI or Osteogensis imperfect, a genetic bone disorder.
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Keeping Pittsburgh Beautiful

A dozen PTI students participated in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Adopt a Highway project Saturday and left the area much better for their hard work.
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PTI Daughters & Sons Enjoy a Day On Campus

The halls of PTI were full of the chatter of younger students than usual Thursday as the campus celebrated Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. Over 33 sons and daughters helped their parents with daily tasks, toured the campus and participated in a number of events. Vinny Zumbo got to spend the day with his Aunt, Laurie Tudor exploring photography and taking photos of the event. - My favorite part was learning how to work the camera and learning different focal points. - Vinny explained as he showed a photo he had taken during the day.  - I got to take some real photos and post them on Flickr. -
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PTI Hosts Hospitality Job Fair

Over one hundred fifty job seekers visited the PTI Gallery Friday as PTI hosted a Hospitality Job Fair sponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Hotel Association. The job fair was designed to recruit prospects for the regional hotel industry with open positions from Front Desk to Management and Sales. 
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Spring Graduation: An Evening of Celebration

Soldiers and Sailors Hall was a happy place as PTI's Spring graduates walked across the stage to receive their diplomas on Tuesday. Proud parents dried a few tears and students congratulated their classmates on a rainy evening in downtown Pittsburgh.
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