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.
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create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
10-14-2010 -- CCAC South Campus celebrates award-winning production
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) is
pleased to announce several Pittsburgh New Works Festival awards
for the original production, Shaving Lessons and Half Windsor
Knots. The play, written by CCAC-South Campus adjunct speech
instructor FJ Hartland, explores the lifelong relationship between
a son and his father.
The play collected five awards at the festival, including: Dan
Krack, Outstanding Supporting Actor; Jim Scriven, Outstanding
Actor; Lora Oxenreiter, Outstanding Director; FJ Hartland,
Outstanding Playwright; and CCAC South Campus, Outstanding
Production. The awards were presented at the Pittsburgh New Works
Festival 20th Anniversary Gala on October 10.
Also honored at the event was CCAC South Campus theater
department chair George Jaber, who receive a lifetime achievement
award. Through the years, Jaber has directed and produced more
than 300 shows and served as both technical director and carpenter
on 200 theatrical productions and films. He has also been
involved with the New Works Festival since its inaugural season
over 20 years ago.
The presentation of the lifetime achievement award was preceded
by a 30-minute medley of songs that have been featured throughout
Jaber's tenure with the South Campus theater department. Eight of
his former students performed the medley.
The 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.