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.
05-18-2010 -- CCAC Honors Program students awarded Leadership in Honors Scholarship
Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Honors Program is
pleased to announce the winners of four full-tuition Leadership in
Honors scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year. The
winners are Jason Lee Crone, Megan Hennessy, Shannon Ritchie, and
Jason Lee Crone, of Pleasant Hills, attends South campus and
expects to graduate in May 2011 with an associate's degree in
psychology. He plans to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh in
the fall of 2011 and become counseling psychologist.
Megan Hennessy, of Wexford, attends North campus, where she
majors in teacher education with a focus in early childhood and
special education. She hopes to graduate and transfer to Edinboro
Shannon Ritchie, of Plum, attends Boyce campus and plans to
graduate from CCAC in May 2011 with an associate's degree in
psychology. She plans to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh
and pursue a career as a guidance counselor.
Svetlana Suvorova, of Castle Shannon, attends Allegheny campus
and expects to graduate from the CCAC nursing program in May 2011.
She plans to transfer to the University of Pittsburgh to major in
molecular biology and then continue to graduate school in
Leadership in Honors scholarships are competitive full-tuition
scholarships awarded to returning CCAC Honors students who have
been actively engaged in the CCAC Honors Program. The
Leadership Scholars will assume leadership roles on their campuses
and participate in Honors Leadership I and Leadership II weekend
seminars. The courses develop the students' leadership and
interpersonal skills through the study of leadership theory,
literature and historical documents and film as a means of
analyzing leadership principles in action.
For more information about the Honors Program at CCAC, call
412.469.4303 or email email@example.com.
Photo: Community College of Allegheny County students,
from left, Svetlana Suvorova, Megan Hennessy, Shannon Ritchie and
Jason Lee Crone have received full-tuition Leadership in Honors
scholarships for the 2010-2011 academic year.
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.