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.
11-23-2010 -- CCAC–North Campus honor society earns national recognition
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
North Campus honor society has earned a Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)
Pinnacle Award and five scholarships for increasing membership.
The Pinnacle Award recognizes PTK chapters and regions for
successfully enhancing their recruitment and orientation
strategies, as measured by the number of new members reported in a
given year. The number of students participating in Alpha Lambda
Nu, the CCAC-North Campus chapter, has increased 25 percent over
Chapters can earn up to five scholarships of $45 each, covering
international PTK membership fees for a new inductee of the
chapter. Regions that attain Pinnacle status also receive a $500
PTK was established in 1918 as the international honor society
of two-year colleges. Members must have a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher
and have earned at least 12 college-level credits. The organization
provides opportunity for individual growth and development through
the four hallmarks of scholarship, leadership, service and
With members throughout the United States, U.S. territories,
Canada, Germany and Japan, PTK is the largest honor society in
higher education today.
About CCACThe Community College of Allegheny County is the largest
institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The
college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and
certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning
non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students
annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed
to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach
through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered
via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four
campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding
communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide
affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse
and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's
residents for academic, professional and personal success in our
changing global society.