CCAC’s Bob Koch featured in WQED program on “Future Jobs: Technology and Our Changing Workforce”

March 12, 2020
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March 12, 2020

CCAC’s Bob Koch was featured in a program called “Future Jobs: Technology and Our Changing Workforce” on WQED.  Bob discussed how technology is changing the way students are applying their knowledge and skills to positions in the automotive field.  Watch the video here.

Mobility21 Executive Director, Stan Caldwell speaks at Odyssey Day

October 4, 2019
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October 4, 2019

In collaboration with Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, the Mobility21 UTC academic partner, Community College of Allegheny County hosted Odyssey Day on Friday, October 4 . This event is dedicated to promoting the use of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles and is designed to educate fleet managers, municipalities, school districts and others about cleaner transportation technologies and the important role they play in providing solutions to growing energy and environmental issues. Read the Full Press Release: CCAC Press Release — Odyssey Day 2019.  Watch the video here.

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.

Community College of Allegheny County hosts Butler County Vo-Tech

April 9, 2019
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April 9, 2019

Bob Koch, UTC Faculty and Community College of Allegheny County Professor of Automotive Engineering, hosted students from the Butler County Area Vocational-Technical High School automotive program.  Bob engaged the students in discussions about career opportunities for automotive technicians and included technician training with Intelligent Transportation, Connected Vehicles, EV and PHEV’s, Data Analytics and Cyber Security and how they relate to transportation industry.

UTC Faculty, Bob Koch, Attends Pittsburgh Regional Clean Cities EV and Stakeholder Event

April 8, 2019
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April 8, 2019

Bob Koch, UTC Faculty and Professor of Automative Engineering at the Community College of Allegheny County participated in today’s Pittsburgh Regional Clean Cities Electric Vehicles (EV) and Stakeholder Event. The event discussed ways to promote EV vehicles and infrastructure.

UTC Faculty from CCAC, attended the ITS/PCB workshop in Tampa, Florida

March 28, 2019
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March 27 – March 28

Bob Koch, UTC Faculty from the Community College of Allegheny County, attended the Intelligent Transportation Systems Professional Capacity Building workshop in Tampa, Florida collaborating with other educators and practitioners defining ITS entry-level workforce competencies, and discussing educational goals.  They also looked at training products and strategies to fill unmet educational needs.  He also had the opportunity to network with other educators and practitioners to exchange ideas and best practices in ITS.

CCAC Hosts Student Automotive Competition

December 13, 2018
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December 13, 2018

CCAC and Greater Pittsburgh Automotive Dealers Association hosted a student automotive competition event at CCAC.  During the competition, Bob Koch, talked to both students and instructors about “Intelligent Transportation Careers” and how these students fit into the workforce with their knowledge and skills they’re currently learning.  They discussed what they can do to help prepare these high school seniors for various transportation careers.  They also talked about various opinions regarding vehicle to V2V, V2I and autonomous vehicles, and what can we do to help them prepare the technicians of the future.