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.
10-27-2010 -- CCAC–North Campus closed until November 1
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
North Campus, 8701 Perry Highway, McCandless, will be closed until
Monday, November 1, for the treatment of bedbugs. An inspection of
campus this afternoon revealed the presence of bedbugs. Heat- and
chemical-based treatments will be conducted over the weekend by a
pest control company.
This morning, a bedbug was found on a student at the campus, and
the campus was closed to facilitate an inspection by an
As a precaution, a follow-up inspection and treatment are
scheduled for the weekend of November 6 and 7. This process is not
expected to impact classes.
There is no indication that this situation is in any way
connected to the recent discovery and treatment of bedbugs at
CCAC-Downtown Center, outside of the general increase in the number
of bedbugs in Allegheny County and nationally.
While bedbugs are not known to transmit any disease, CCAC knows
that they are a concern for most people. CCAC takes this issue very
seriously and will make sure that North Campus is safe for students
and employees before it is reopened. Visit www.ccac.edu and
check the campus hotlines for updates on this situation, including
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.