Cathy Pettipas

Technician; Lab Instructor
Dunn 307
Office hours
Posted on Door


Cathy regularly instructs the lab component of the experiential style Physics courses 1041,1051 and 1551. She coordinates the physics labs, hires and supervises the physics teaching assistants and the TA certificate program. She manages the physics laboratory equipment (except the observatory) and assists with other Physics labs on request. She is the primary computer contact for Physics which has over 40 Mac computers. Cathy also has worked as a stipendary professor for freshman classes Physics 1041 and 1051.

She is recipient of the Purdy Crawford Staff Award of Excellence.


Diploma in Meteorology

Bachelor of Education (High school science and mathematics specialized)

Bachelor of Science, Major in Physics


Physics 1051 lab instructor for General Physics 1

Physics 1551 lab instructor for General Physics 2

Physics 1041 lab instructor for Physics for Life Science

Physics 1041 co-instructor/ part-time faculty for Physics for Life Science Spring 2019

Physics 1051 part-time professor in Fall 2014

Physics Teaching Assistant Certificate program supervisor.