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.
09-20-2010 -- Community Education online store at CCAC earns 1 million in revenue
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
Community Education online store reached the one million dollar
revenue mark this month, one year after launching. Over 10,000
individual registrations were recorded.
Community Education is a program of non-credit, fee-based
classes and activities designed to serve individuals with
educational goals that do not require college credit. Community
Education offers workforce and personal enrichment courses in a
variety of areas including business, computers, world languages,
fitness and health, cooking, music and dance for adults and
children of all ages.
The online registration package was developed by CCAC
Information Technology team members Don Broderick and Jason Lander
in partnership with Community Education. Students are able to
search and register for courses by visiting the CCAC Community
Education website at http://shopcommunityed.ccac.edu. The newly
developed online system will now be shared with the four other CCAC
non-credit divisions for any open enrollment classes scheduled.
Lawrence Furlong, executive director of Community Education at
CCAC states, "When our college-wide resources and efforts combine
on a project, we should never be surprised at how successful we can
The efficiency of online registration reduces external call
center processing costs and greatly reduces the amount of internal
processing of mail-in registrations.
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.