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.
09-23-2010 -- CCAC hosts Pittsburgh National Alternative Fuel Vehicles Odyssey Day
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)-West
Hills Center will partner with the Pittsburgh Regional Clean Cities
(PRCC), Three Rivers Clean Energy and the National Alternative
Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) to raise awareness and foster a
greater understanding of alternative fuels, alternative fuel
vehicles (AFVs) and advanced technology vehicles as part of the DOE
Clean Cities Program's Odyssey Day on Friday, October
The event will be held from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and is open to
CCAC students as well as the general public. The CCAC West
Hills Center is located at 1000 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071.
The goals of Odyssey are to enhance understanding and
enthusiasm regarding AFVs to advance the nation's economic,
environmental and energy security by supporting local decisions to
adopt practices that contribute to the reduction of petroleum
consumption and dependency on foreign oil.
Clean Cities has a network of approximately 90 volunteer
coalitions developing both public and private partnerships to
promote alternative fuels and advanced vehicles, fuel blends, fuel
economy, hybrid vehicles and idle reduction. The CCAC-West
Hills Center will offer hybrid training classes in the spring. The
CCAC Green Institute programs will also be showcased during
For more information, please call Bob Koch 412.788.7378 or
Gretchen Mullin-Sawicki at 412.369.3616.
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.