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Obituary: Jack McCartan - Former President of PTI

Throughout his career, John R. "Jack" McCartan was the president of two schools, the vice president of another, and held key roles at five other institutions. Mr. McCartan had a vision of accessible, career-focused post-secondary education, and he spent his life implementing that vision at schools across the eastern half of the country.
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PTI Hosts Safe Teen Driving Competition

Local teenage drivers put their skills to the test on the PTI campus Thursday, during  the Allegheny County Teen Safe Driving Competition. Thirty local teenagers drove through traffic cones, parallel parked and checked cars for driving safety under the watchful eye of Pennsylvania Troopers.
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PTI Hosts Visions and Voices 2014 Art Show

PTI hosted its annual Visions & Voices Art Show on Saturday to a capacity crowd of talented High School Students and their families, friends, and teachers. The annual event showcases high school student artwork from schools throughout the region as local artists compete for PTI scholarships.
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Spring Portfolio Show Showcases Top Talent

The PTI School of Design was the epicenter of a dynamic collection of artwork Thursday, at the Spring Portfolio Show. Hosted by Shawn Moody, replete in Superman garb, the event was the culmination of the School of Design students’ months of work and preparation.
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PTI Pinning Ceremony - An Important Rite of Passage

The PTI School of Nursing  held their pinning ceremony yesterday to celebrate the graduation of 16 Practical Nursing graduates and 8 Associate of Science, Nursing  graduates. The event was presided over by Dr. Lynette Jack, Chair of the School of Nursing.
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PTI Students Graduate to Cheers and Tossed Mortarboards

April 7th was graduation day at PTI as 214 graduates walked the stage at Soldiers and Sailors Hall. A capacity crowd of cheering parents, friends and family crowded the auditorium to watch as their favorite graduate received their diploma from the faculty.
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Craft Fundraiser for the Bradley Center

Dozens of PTI students, faculty and staff gathered Thursday to participate in a fundraising effort for the Bradley Center to help kids in need. The program, spearheaded by Instructor Mark Bellemare, is part of a continuing program to help some of the area’s most deserving children.
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The Quarter Million Second Quiz, where time equals money

PTI students and graduates dressed in comfy clothes and armed with a set of A, B, C and D answer cards took their turns in the money chair or behind the challenger's podium as they worked their way through quiz questions about cartoons, celebrities, movies, TV, music, sports, literature, health & wellness, games, food & beverage, beauty & fashion, arts, history, geography, and science.
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