•  08-24-2010 -- CCAC offers free workshop about Marcellus Shale

    Press Release

    PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) presents a free workshop for those who want to learn about the impact of the Marcellus Shale on western Pennsylvania. Beginning September 11, each of the four Saturday sessions will run from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the CCAC Washington Crown center.

    Participants will learn about gas leasing, contracts, environmental and water issues, drilling and the financial and economic rewards associated with the Marcellus Shale.

    For further information or to register, please call 412.469.6359.


    About CCAC
    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.