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04-22-2010 -- CCAC wins national marketing award
College of Allegheny County (CCAC) has received the Paragon Gold
Award in the area of "Promotion Campaign for a Special Event" from
the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations. The
Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievements among marketing
and public relations professionals at the nation's 1,200 community
colleges as well as two-year technical schools.
CCAC's Marketing and Communications department, part of the
college's Institutional Advancement and External Relations
division, earned the award for publications related to the
groundbreaking of the K. Leroy Irvis Science Center at
CCAC-Allegheny campus on the North Shore. All of the publications
were designed in-house. The 65,000-square foot science center,
which honors the late speaker of the Pennsylvania House of
Representatives, is expected to open in 2011.
work of the CCAC Marketing and Communications team is always
extraordinary," said Nancilee Burzachechi, vice president for
Institutional Advancement and External Relations. "The award
recognizes their hard work and creativity for the benefit of CCAC's
The National Council for Marketing and Public Relations is an
affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges.
Top Image: The invitation to the groundbreaking
ceremony of the K. Leroy Irvis Science Center is part of the suite
of publications that earned the Community College of Allegheny
County a Paragon Gold Award from the National Council for Marketing
and Public Relations.
Lower Image: CCAC Graphic Designers June Marshall
(left) and Sue Kelley created the award-winning publications.
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.