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.
04-08-2010 -- CCAC–North hosts health and wellness fair
PITTSBURGH- The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)
welcomes students, staff and the public to take part in a health
and wellness fair as part of the annual, county-wide "One Book, One
Community" program of the Allegheny County Library Association. The
health fair from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 23, at
CCAC-North campus Atrium (8701 Perry Highway, McCandless) is free
and open to the public.
The goal of One Book, One Community in Allegheny County is to
build a better community through reading and civic discourse. This
year's book selection is "A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering
America on the Appalachian Trail," by Bill Bryson.
To celebrate local health and wellness the North campus library
has organized a day of discussion, activities, local vendors and
expert speakers including KDKA TV News Anchor Jennifer Antkowiak,
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Backyard Gardener Doug Oster and Board
Certified Holistic Health Counselor Janet McKee.
Morning activities will include a children's story time and a
discussion of Bryson's book. Oster will discuss "Tomatoes, Garlic
and Basil, How to Grow Them, Cook Them and Love Them" at 10:00
a.m., and Antkowiak will present "Take Care" at 11:00 a.m. McKee
will lead "Vibrant Health can be Fabulously Delicious-Just Taste
This Smoothie!" at 12:00 p.m. Box lunches will be available for
For more information, contact Barbara Thompson at
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.