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.
04-09-2010 -- CCAC–South presents global warming discussion
PITTSBURGH-Sharon Pillar, global warming outreach coordinator
for western Pennsylvania with the environmental advocacy
organization PennFuture, will discuss global warming both worldwide
and locally at noon April 22 at the Community College of Allegheny
County (CCAC) South campus room A-308, 1750 Clairton Road (Route
885), West Mifflin.
Through the Cool Pennsylvania campaign, Ms. Pillar works with
citizens, organizations, faith groups and businesses, educating and
mobilizing people to support initiatives to slow global warming in
Pillar was one of 1,000 people trained directly by Nobel Peace
Prize winner and former Vice President Al Gore through the Climate
Initiative to present the slide show used in the Oscar-winning
movie "An Inconvenient Truth." She has spoken about global warming
with more than 60 organizations in western Pennsylvania.
This presentation is free and open to the public. For more
information, call 412.469.6243.
About CCACThe Community College of Allegheny County is the largest
institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The
college serves 31,000 credit students through 170 degree and
certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning
non-credit and workforce development courses to 33,000 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.