Career Day at 2022 Pittsburgh Auto Show

February 18, 2022
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February 18, 2022

Mobility21 UTC academic partner Community College of Allegheny County and the Greater Pittsburgh Auto Show once again held “Career Day at the Auto Show.”  This event promotes the automotive technician trade and what’s coming in the future for these potential technicians.  The event was attended by over 300 local high schools juniors and seniors enrolled in automStudents Driving Electric Vehiclesotive programs at Career and Technology Centers.

These students also had the opportunity to attend the electric drive event sponsored by Duquesne Light, which featured Ford electric vehicles. Students and attendees were able to drive an electric vehicle around an oval short track inside the Pittsburgh Convention Center.

CCAC Hosts Odyssey Day

October 1, 2021
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October 1, 2021

Mobility21 UTC academic partner Community College of Allegheny County hosted over 75 people at their 12th annual “Odyssey Day,” working with Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities (PRCC) to promote alternative fuel options for transportation.  35 automotive students had an opportunity to listen to speakers, visit with vendors and ask questions about alternative fuels.

CCAC Students Meet to Discuss Transportation Development

April 16, 2021
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April 16, 2021

Students from Community College of Allegheny County,  Mobility21 UTC academic partner, met at the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education facility and engaged in a discussion about the changes in the automotive field, such as ADAS systems and the need to understand sensing technology, and the various other employment opportunities within ITS.

CCAC Students Get Sneak Peek of All Electric Pickup Truck

November 10, 2020
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November 10, 2020

Mobility21 UTC academic partner Community College of Allegheny County West Hills automotive students had the opportunity to see first-hand an exciting new, all electric pickup truck from Lordstown Motors.

Students listened to a presentation from Lordstown director on sales and strategy, Jeff Kenny, who is a local North Hills High school graduate.  Students also asked questions regarding cost, maintenance, and reparability.

CCAC Faculty Leads Transportation Discuss with Career and Technology Center Students

June 1, 2019
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June 1, 2019

Bob Koch from the Community College of Alleghey County visited the Western Area Career and Technology Center to discuss the career opportunities available in the transportation industry with their students.  The class, led by Koch, also discussed the impact these new technologies could have on the economy, and how do they see it impacting those living in a rural environment.

CCAC’s Bob Koch Joins Westmoreland Career & Tech Center to Discuss the Future of Automotive Jobs

May 6, 2019
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May 6, 2019

Bob Koch, faculty at the Community College of Allegheny County, joined automotive students and their instructors at Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center to discuss career opportunities in the automotive field including Intelligent Transportation options, Hybrid & Electric Vehicles, Connected & Autonomous Vehicles and Ride Sharing options.  The group discussed the economic impact all of this will have on their careers and how they can prepare.