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Chromebook Pilot a Success

Chrome Book in Class Room

PTI’s pilot test of providing Chromebooks for students has been declared a success and will be expanded in 2016 announced Eileen Steffan, Vice President of Academic Affairs. The announcement came after testing the use of this technology with a number of PTI students in classes such as business, electronics, and massage over the past several months.
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Millionaire Game Livens Up Winter Term

Millionaire Game Livens Up Winter Term

Over fifty PTI students matched wits Wednesday in the Who Wants to be a Millionaire competition. The annual event, hosted by John Palko of Student Services, is a highlight of the winter games on campus.
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PTI Honored With Scholarship Donation

PTI was honored on Tuesday when the Airport Chamber of Commerce met at PTI and awarded the college with a contribution to the scholarship fund. The check was presented to President Greg DeFeo in a ceremony on campus.
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Rube Goldberg Would be Proud

Rube Goldberg would be smiling this week. Rube was a great American cartoonist who created a series of popular cartoons depicting complicated gadgets that perform simple tasks in unique and convoluted ways. PTI CAD students rose to the Rube Goldberg challenge in a quest to make a unique and innovative gumball machine.
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There is a first time for everything.

When the groggy yet excited group of 36 PTI School of Hospitality students gathered early one morning last fall at Pittsburgh International Airport for their direct flight to San Francisco International Airport, nearly half of them had never flown the friendly skies before.
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Helping Our Troops at a Fast Clip

Laura Allison is a magician with scissors. She carries a special pair wherever she goes along with a bag of coupons from the newspaper. She can be found between classes in Business at PTI clipping coupon after coupon, all for military families overseas. And just this year she has saved military families over $200,000 with her efforts.
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Health Fair

What are some key health topics that affect a college student body the most? That was the motivation behind PTI School of Nursing students in selecting issues to address in their Health Fair on Thursday. As students and staff walked the various stations they were given presentations on several important issues such as breast and testicular cancer, influenza and antibiotics, and binge drinking.
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The Giving Spirit of Christmas

“Santa needed some help,” said Melissa Gnoth of the PTI Student Services Department as she wrapped one of the pile of toys stacked up in front of her. Melissa was one of the 52 student and staff volunteers at PTI who participated in the annual Santa Project to help children and families in the area. 
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