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.
05-27-2010 -- CCAC scholarship gets Penn Hills grads into careers tuition-free
PITTSBURGH-A generous gift to the Community College of Allegheny
County (CCAC) from an anonymous foundation enables graduates from
Penn Hills High School to attend CCAC tuition-free. The fall 2010
deadline is Wednesday, July 7. The scholarship was introduced last
fall, with two recipients for the spring 2010 term.
The Penn Hills High School to Career Scholarship may be used for
tuition, books and fees for a maximum of three years and a maximum
award per student of $6,000. This scholarship is intended to allow
recent Penn Hills High School graduates to pursue a two-year
Associate of Science or Associate of Applied Science degree and
then enter the workforce in their chosen fields.
The donor advocates for high school students to pursue higher
education opportunities that will lead to gainful employment. A
Penn Hills alumnus, who also wishes to remain anonymous, was
instrumental in establishing the scholarship with CCAC.
To be eligible for the scholarship, a person must:
The selection of recipients will be made by a scholarship
committee. Culturally and ethnically diverse students are
encouraged to apply. For more information, call 412.237.6514.
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.