The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Name: Patrick Huth
Title: Professor, Physics and AstronomyYear joined CCAC: 2008Courses currently taught:Physics and AstronomyWhy I teach what I teach: I have been interested in astronomy since I was very young. I have also been fortunate to have several great role models, mentors and teachers in my life to guide me along my career path. As a result, I have had some incredible experiences and and I can't think of anything better than to be able to share them with students. Something people might not know about me: Prior to joining CCAC, I worked for NASA and the for the Office of Naval Research.
Favorite quote: "Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch." - Pope Saint John Paul II